Displaced children peer through holes in the fabric used to make their temporary tent at Sayyidka camp in the Howlwadag district, south of the capital Mogadishu August 19, 2013. The United Nations will unveil a social media campaign on Monday for World Humanitarian Day, the organisation's annual day to commemorate aid workers who have died while in the field, and to promote humanitarian aid.
Accordionists with the World Accordion Orchestra VII rehearse selections from Les Miserables arranged and conducted by Joan Cochran Sommers at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and Alix Goolden Hall in Victoria, B.C., Monday August 19, 2013, during the 66th Coupe Mondiale World Accordion Championships running through until August 25.
(Chad Hipolito for The Globe and Mail)
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper poses with children from a summer camp in the back of a Canadian Forces C-130J Hercules aircraft in Hay River, Northwest Territories August 19, 2013. Harper is on the second day of his annual tour of Northern Canada.
Steve Westnedge plays his saxophone for a Leopard Seal known as "Casey" as part of a study on the animal's reactions to different sounds at Sydney's Taronga Zoo August 19, 2013. Westnedge, who is also the zoo's elephant keeper, plays his saxophone next to the underwater viewing window to assist the study by researchers from the Australian Marine Mammal Research Centre. The seal occasionally responds with his own sounds, depending on the time of year, which are normally used when wanting to attract mates or establish territories.
An activist dressed in costume waves in front of riot police officers after a political meeting organized by Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) to present a proposal to the energy reform bill outside the Senate of the Republic building in Mexico City, August 19, 2013. Mexico's largest left-of-center political party proposed a plan on Monday that would revamp state-oil monopoly Pemex, but without amending the constitution to permit more private investment in the oil, gas and electricity sectors, as the government has proposed.
Hikers make their way up the Grouse grind Trail in North Vancouver August 19, 2013. This image was taken with a tilt-shift lens.
(John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail)
Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder Desmond Jennings leaps for a long fly ball hit by Baltimore Orioles Matt Wieters in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 in Baltimore. Wieters earned a double on the play.
Police scuffle with a demonstrator outside a drill site run by Cuadrilla Resources, near Balcombe in southern England August 19, 2013. Anti-fracking protesters scuffled with police outside an oil exploration site in rural England on Monday and broke into the headquarters of the energy company which is pioneering shale gas exploration in Britain.
In this photo made Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, workers continue uncovering part of a newly discovered Roman-era mosaic at a new archeological site in the village of Dresnik, northwest Kosovo. The Kosovo Archeological Institute continues work at the site which is reportedly unique in Kosovo, as the floor of every room of the building is covered by colorful mosaics and is considered one of the most important finds.
Olympic and Paralympic running star Oscar Pistorius (C) holds hands with his sister Aimee (R) and brother Carl ahead of court proceedings at the Pretoria Magistrates court, August 19, 2013. Pistorius, accused of murdering his model girlfriend, prayed and wiped away tears in a court hearing on Monday which set a March 3, 2014 start date for his trial.
A member of 'Al Safwa Al Islamiyya' brigade, operating under the Free Syrian Army, moves through a hole in a wall in al-Jdeideh neighbourhood in the old city of Aleppo August 19, 2013.
Bo (L) and Sunny, the Obama family's new puppy, are pictured on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington in this photo released on August 19, 2013 by the White House. The White House announced a new resident on Monday. Sunny, a one-year-old Portuguese Water Dog, moved into the Washington residence of President Barack Obama and his family, joining Bo, a male dog of the same breed, the White House announced on its website.
A truckload of stranded commuters cross a flooded street in Manila, Philippines Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Torrential rains brought the Philippine capital to a standstill Monday, submerging some areas in waist-deep floodwaters and making streets impassable to vehicles while thousands of people across coastal and mountainous northern regions fled to emergency shelters.
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