A white swan swims in a pond at the Summer Garden in central St. Petersburg, Russia.
Peter Hendra of Australia takes part in in the Fly Board world championship qualifier in Doha, Qatar.
A girl watches a sea lion at the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany.
Shadows are cast on the ground as people take advantage of unseasonably warm weather to sit and watch the "Extreme Sailing Series" regatta on the Promenade Des Anglais in Nice, France.
A boy paints at a desk in a park in Beijing.
An Egyptian worker harvests dates from a palm tree in Tripoli, Libya.
A new day dawns as the season comes to a close for lobsterman Norman Haynes, 69, loading traps onto a trailer in Falmouth, Maine.
(Robert F. Bukaty/AP)
Olympic gold medalist Chandra Crawford, right, from Canmore, Alta., trains on snow saved from last season at the Canmore Nordic Centre in Canmore, Alta.
(Jeff McIntosh/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
An injured woman is carried by civilians from the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh, Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese Red Cross and security officials say a car bomb in east Beirut has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens in the worst blast the city has seen in years.
Father George Reynolds from Los Angeles, prays in the Sanctuaire Kateri-Tekakwitha (Mission Saint-Francois-Xavier) in Kahnawake, Quebec. This Sunday Kateri Takakwitha will be canonized in Rome.
(Christinne Muschi/Christinne Muschi/The Globe and)
Valerie Maltais of Canada leads the pack and races to a new world record in the ladies 1000m heats during the ISU Short Track World Cup competition in Calgary, Alberta.
Poets Patrick Lane and his wife Lorna Crozier enjoy the afternoon on Granville Island in Vancouver, British Columbia.
(Rafal Gerszak for The Globe and Mail)
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