A firefighter steps back while working to douse a forest fire in Alvaiazere, Portugal.
A helicopter drops water over a forest fire in Alvaiazere. More than 10 fires are active in Portugal, according to the Civil Defence.
A Nepalese potter makes a pot on a wheel in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
Pro-Telangana and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters scuffle with police during a protest in New Delhi, India. The supporters were demanding a separate Telangana state carved out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
School principal Bonnie Kent welcomes students on their first day of school at Simon Fraser School in Vancouver.
(John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)
A car is seen after falling into a sinkhole on the Highway 174 off-ramp at Jeanne D'arc Boulevard in Ottawa. A driver suffered minor injuries.
(Ottawa Fire Department/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Performer Iuliia Mykhailova rehearses the Water Bowl act during a preview of Cirque du Soleil's latest show, Amaluna, in Toronto. The show opens September 6 and runs till November 4.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
Mississippi delegates wave flags as they watch the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Parti Quebecois supporters cheer as election results are posted at the party headquarters in Montreal.
(Paul Chiasson/THE CANADIAN PRESS)