Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 17)

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-17 14:31:42|Editor: huaxia
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BEIJING, Oct. 17, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Herve Piccirillo (L), president of the International Military Sports Council (CISM), lights the torch during the 7th CISM Military World Games Torch Relay in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

A woman visits the Yingtianmen site museum of the National Archaeological Site Park of Sui-Tang Luoyang City in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province. Oct. 15, 2019. In recent days, the Yingtianmen site museum of the park opened to the public. The Yingtianmen gate was built in Sui Dynasty (581-618). (Xinhua/Li An)

A climber participates in an exercise in Damxung County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

People pose for photo as they visit a tourist spot called The Ruins in Talisay City, the Philippines, Oct. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 16, 2019 shows the autumn scenery of the populus euphratica forest in Ejin Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Peng Yuan)

Goalkeeper Neil Leonard Etheridge (3rd L) and Alvaro Silva (2nd L) of the Philippines compete with Yang Xu (1st L) of China during the group A match at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 in Bacolod, the Philippines, Oct. 15, 2019. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

A rescue center for disabled persons is damaged after a fire in Damour District, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 16, 2019. Hectares of mountains and a number of houses were destroyed by the wildfires in the Mount Lebanon areas. (Photo by Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)

A member of the team "Kuaixueshiqing" polishes an unburnt porcelain work in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, Oct. 15, 2019. Wang Minhui, 40, is dedicated to making egg shell porcelain, a renowned kind of traditional porcelain work produced in Jingdezhen of Jiangxi and famous for thin and transparent body. He leads the "Kuaixueshiqing" team with over 20 members and has made in 2013 an egg shell porcelain bowl decorated with the famous Chinese painting "Along the River During the Qingming Festival", which boasts of a thickness of less than one millimeter and was painted all in reversed direction.

The making of egg shell porcelain requires over ten procedures and firing of three times, all made with hands. Members of the team spend at least two months in preparing a piece of porcelain work with a thickness of about one millimeter. (Xinhua/Hu Chenhuan)

Pupils take part in a corn shelling competition in an activity held for the World Food Day at Qiaoxi Foreign Language Primary School in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, Oct. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)