A tanker drops fire retardant as a house is seen, as the Bobcat Fire burns near Juniper Hills, California, U.S., September 17, 2020.
Ole, a young orangutan, plays in his enclosure at the Zoo on a rainy day in Kaliningrad, Russia September 17, 2020.
Belgians looking for a different culinary experience will once again be able to eat 50 metres (164 feet) above the ground as the dining-in-the-sky experience returns from COVID-19 lockdown with a new, socially distanced feel.
One of the world's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons is up for sale. STAN the T. rex, named after the paleontologist who first discovered his bones, walked the Earth some 67 million years ago. Now his skeleton will be auctioned on October 6, with an estimate of $6 million-$8 million.
Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2020 shows the model of the Mars probe Tianwen-1 at the 22nd China International Industry Fair (CIIF) in east China's Shanghai.
A 83-year-old man surnamed Kang in Wuhan has impressed netizens with fashionable outfits on short-video platform Douyin.
Panda cubs celebrated their first birthday with cakes and presents at a party in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on September 16, 2020.
The photo shows the "Jade Lake" in Mangya, China's Qinghai province. The artificial salt lake, which when seen from afar resembles a shining piece of emerald, attracts thousands of tourists every year.
Spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Wang Wenbin on Tuesday stressed there had been no new domestic COVID-19 cases in the country for 30 consecutive days as of Monday, and that China protects the safety and legitimate rights and interests of foreign nationals in the country while responding to the U.S. easing its China travel advisory.
People play in a flooded parking lot at Navarre Beach on Tuesday in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.
The aurora borealis (northern lights), which occurs due to collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun and particles in the Earth's atmosphere, is seen over the sky in Finland.
Advection fog scenery is seen over wetlands in Bayingolin Mongol autonomous prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on September 14，2020.
China hailed the opening of intra-Afghan talks as a new chapter for reconciliation in Afghanistan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday, adding it would continue to support and mediate in the Afghan peace process.
China successfully sent nine satellites into planned orbit at the Yellow Sea Tuesday. The nine satellites, belonging to the Jilin-1 Gaofen 03-1 group, blasted off atop a Long March-11 carrier rocket, China's first sea-launched rocket, at 9:23 a.m. (Beijing Time).
People enjoy Arpoador beach, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 13, 2020.
A dead caiman is pictured in an area that was burnt in a fire in the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland, in Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, August 31, 2020.
16 alphorns, 9 trumpets and 4 tubas were placed on rooftops in the German city of Dresden for an socially distant performance. The Dresdner Sinfoniker orchestra set its percussion instruments at a parking lot as people watched from their balconies.
An elephant named Hamed by residents in a southern region of Ivory Coast has been captured and relocated to the zoo in Abidjan as he awaits transfer to a park where authorities hope he will have non-human company instead.
Huge dust cloud envelops building as it sweeps over Turkey's capital Ankara on September 12, 2020. Six people were injured in the freak sandstorm.
Visitors are seen at Changsha museum in Changsha, Central China's Hunan province on September 11, 2020. "Moment in Xijing--Exhibition on Cultural relics of Liao, Jin, and Yuan Dynasties in Datong"
China foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian slammed Pompeo and other U.S. politicians for accusing Chinese fishing boats of disabling tracking systems, leaving marine debris and over-fishing near Galapagos Islands, saying all Chinese fishing vessels are operating in accordance with the law, and that China-Ecuador relations would not be disturbed or undermined by any third party.
Created over a period of 20 weeks, The "Journey of Humanity" by the Dubai-based British artist Sacha Jafri is considered the world’s biggest canvas painting, and will be auctioned for charity.
The San Francisco skyline is obscured in orange smoke and haze as their seen from Treasure Island in San Francisco, California on September 9, 2020. More than 300,000 acres are burning across the northwestern state including 35 major wildfires, with at least five towns "substantially destroyed" and mass evacuations taking place.
Drought in western Marmara Lake is threatening the livelihood of fishermen as the water’s level dropped to 1.5 percent due to hot weather and irrigation demands.
A teacher in Guiyang City, of southwest China's Guizhou Province, is using rock and roll music to inspire and educate children in remote mountainous areas.
Passengers are seen at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on September 9, 2020. Starting from Wednesday, passengers who are to take a direct flight from Canada to China should take COVID-19 nucleic acid tests and provide a certificate of negative test result issued within three days before boarding.
The photo taken on September 8, 2020 shows the world's second largest hydropower station Baihetan which is under construction in SW China. Baihetan is on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze, straddling Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.
The photo taken in September 2020 shows the terraced fields extending across hillsides in Dafang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Engineers have developed a robot that can detect whether people are wearing a mask to guard against COVID-19 and, if not, politely remind them to put one on.