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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 30)

30 Nov 2020, 16:30 GMT+10

BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

This image from video animation is provided by the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC). China's Chang'e-5 probe performed braking for the second time at 20:23 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA). After the deceleration, the probe started flying in a near circular orbit from an elliptical path around the moon, said the CNSA. (BACC/Handout via Xinhua)

A drone delivers gifts to the crew of Chinese research icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, at a "contactless" welcome ceremony at the Lyttelton Port in Christchurch, New Zealand, Nov. 28, 2020. (Photo by Sun Xiaotong/Xinhua)

A staff member cleans bronze bells uncovered at a tomb of the Xuyang Cemetery in Luoyang, central China's Henan Province, Nov. 27, 2020. Chinese archaeologists have uncovered an ancient tomb dating back to the late Spring and Autumn Period (770 B.C.-476 B.C.) at the Xuyang Cemetery in Luoyang. It is thought to be the tomb of a noble or royal of the Luhun Rong people, an ethnic group that immigrated from the northwest and inhabited central China during the period. (Xinhua/Li An)

Candidates walk to exam venues to take the national civil servant exam in a university in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 29, 2020. The national civil servant exam for 2021 intake was held Sunday across the country. (Photo by Liu Jianhua/Xinhua)

European Union (EU) chief negotiator Michel Barnier (C) heads for trade talks in London, Britain, on Nov. 28, 2020. Britain and the European Union (EU) resumed face-to-face trade talks in London on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Photo shows a webpage of Bestbuy on Black Friday in the United States, Nov. 27, 2020. Black Friday, one of the most anticipated days by consumers, shifted its consumption patterns due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year. More shoppers have opted for online sales, and in-store shoppers tend to buy things much faster than before. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

People visit the Lafayette department store during its first reopening day in Paris, France, Nov. 28, 2020. On Saturday, France started the first phase of its three-stage reopening strategy. All non-essential shops resumed their activities under strict health protocol: providing at least 8 square meters of shop floor for each client, one-way circulation and sufficient ventilation. The COVID-19 hospitalizations in France further declined on Saturday as the country started a three-stage lockdown exit. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

Photo taken on Nov. 29, 2020 shows military vehicles near the site of a car bomb at a military camp in Ghazni city, Afghanistan. At least 30 military personnel were killed and 24 others wounded after a suicide car bomb hit a military camp in Ghazni city, capital of Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province on Sunday. (Photo by Rohullah/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Nov. 29, 2020 shows the scenery of Zigui Yangtze River Bridge in Zigui County of Yichang, central China's Hubei Province. (Photo by Zheng Jiayu/Xinhua)

A model presents a fashion creation designed by Ma Yanli in Zhoukou City of central China's Henan Province, Nov. 28, 2020. The "Maryma - Ma Yanli" fashion creation release was held here on Saturday. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)

Photo taken on Nov. 29, 2020 shows robots dancing during a robotics competition for middle and primary school students in Jimo District of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. The robotics competition has 20 categories, attracting more than 300 middle and primary student contestants from across Jimo District. (Photo by Liang Xiaopeng/Xinhua)

A worker tests just-finished battery packs at a lithium battery factory in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, Nov. 29, 2020. Lithium battery production has recently become a leading industrial sector in Lubei District of Tangshan. It is estimated that local manufacturers turn out 780 million yuan (about 118 million U.S. dollars) worth of lithium batteries every year. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Participants take part in the 2020 Shanghai International Marathon in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua)

Contestants take part in a tug-of-war game at the first farmers' sports contest held in Zhanang County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Sun Yingsha of China serves the ball during the women's singles final against Chen Xingtong of China at World Table Tennis (WTT) Macao 2020 Tournament in Macao, south China, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka)

A man carries a huge sweet potato at a sweet potato competition during a local cultural festival in Ruyang County of Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province, Nov. 28, 2020. (Photo by Kang Hongjun/Xinhua)

Tourists take picture with frost-covered trees at the Qianjiang national forest park in Chongqing, southwest China, Nov. 28, 2020. (Photo by Yang Min/Xinhua)■

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