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Saido Hersi, right, puts her forehead on her mother's shoulder after helping to explain how the trauma from last week's police raids, impacted both physically and mentally upon the 96 year-old mother, Faduma Hersi, left, who lives at 340 Dixon Road.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A boy extends his hands to catch money after selling floating watermelons from the flooded waters of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi. The rains are at least twice as heavy as usual in northwest and central India as the June-September monsoon spreads north, covering the whole country a month faster than normal.


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Mohammed Nadeem, a performer from Delhi, performs a stunt as he rides a motorbike on the walls of the "Well of Death", at a fair in Srinagar.


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A child watches while standing on the doorstep of her house next to a flooded alley due to rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi.


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A man reads a newspaper in the Royal Enclosure on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot, southern England.


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A man crosses a river on his way to work near former South African President Nelson Mandela's house in Qunu.


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A man sunbathes as two men walk in a park during a warm day in Brussels.


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A man sunbathes between the shadows of two buildings on Boa Viagem Beach in Recife.


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A man uses his phone to take a photograph of a mural on the wall of a car park in Blackpool, northern England. The mural is part of the "Sand, Sea and Spray" outdoor art festival, which has seen 40 urban artists from around the world paint murals on buildings across the town centre.


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Children play in a patch of sand at the bottom of a set of steps leading off the beach in Blackpool northern England.


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A member of the Free Syrian Army aims his weapon as he takes up a defensive position inside a building in Aleppo's al-Sayyid Ali neighborhood.


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A lightning storm rolls across the sky in Odessa, Texas.

Edyta Blaszczyk/Odessa American/AP

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Military police pepper spray a protester during a demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Protesters massed in at least seven Brazilian cities Monday for another round of demonstrations voicing disgruntlement about life in the country, raising questions about security during big events like the current Confederations Cup and a papal visit next month.

Victor R. Caivano/AP

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