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Children play on a makeshift raft in a river full of rubbish in Jakarta, Indonesia.


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Mawimbi, a western lowland gorilla cub lies in the arm of its mother Mamitu in the Zoo of Zurich, Switzerland.


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A fan rests between innings of an 18-inning baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Seattle Mariners in the early hours of Wednesday. The Orioles finally beat the Mariners 4-2.

Ted S. Warren/AP

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Civilians and members of the Free Syrian Army try to pull out a body from under the rubble of a building destroyed by an air strike in al-Kalaseh neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria.


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A police woman arrives to lay flowers near the scene where two unarmed female police officers were killed in a gun and grenade attack, in Manchester, England. PC Nicola Hughes, 23, and PC Fiona Bone, 32, were killed while investigating what turned out to be a false report of a burglary.

Jon Super/AP

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is presented with the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Present at the ceremony are House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (L) (D-CA) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


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Space shuttle Endeavour, bolted atop a modified jumbo jet, makes its departure from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Endeavour will make a stop in Houston before heading to the California Science Center in Los Angeles.,

John Raoux/AP

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Deni Yang, son of International bubble artist Fan Yang, performs prior to his father's Guinness World Record attempt at Science World in Vancouver, B.C. Yang set a new Guinness World Record by encapsulating 181 people inside a giant bubble.


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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sits in a shaft of light before a boat tour with members of the Toronto-Chicago Business Mission on the Chicago River waterfront in Chicago.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

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People help each other to cross the street during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay.


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After being sworn in as Quebec's Premier, Pauline Marois (C) plays with her granddaughter at the National Assembly in Quebec City as her daughter Catherine Marois-Blanchet watches.


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Canadian Olympians Mark Oldershaw, top left, and Roseline Filion admire their new Jubilee medals during a ceremony in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.


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Customers visit the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York on Wednesday. Apple said on Monday that pre-orders outstripped initial supply but it would deliver most phones as planned by Friday, the first day of delivery.


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A group of dancers perform on Queen St., while presenting the Queen West Project, a choreography by Allison Cummings that pairs dancers with audience members wearing headphones through which they hear a soundscape that incorporates music and instructions. The show will be presented on Queen Street until Saturday.

Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail

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