A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival. Paul Hackett/Reuters
Boys play before the World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Ivory Coast at the Dona Marta slum in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday. Felipe Dana/AP
A Tibetan refugee monk prays at Baudhanath stupa, one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sunday. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 annually and is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees around the world. Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters
A South African boy enjoys a sunny and warm day on the beach in Durban, South Africa, on Sunday. Hussein Malla/AP
Models wear creations of Emporio Armani men's Spring-Summer 2011 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled on Sunday. Antonio Calanni/AP
A displaced Somali girl carries dishes as she walks past her makeshift shelter in the Jabuti refugee camp in south Mogadishu, Sunday. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. Omar Faruk/Reuters
A member of the Wimbledon grounds staff marks lines on a court as they make final preparations at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships which begins Monday, at Wimbledon, Sunday. Alastair Grant/AP
A boy plays in a fountain at Battery Park in New York on Sunday. Eric Thayer/Reuters
People cool themselves off in a canal in Lahore, Pakistan, where temperatures reached 115 degrees F.t, Sunday. Many cities in India and Pakistan are facing a heatwave with temperatures reaching 124 degrees F. in some places. K M Chaudhry/AP
A boy walks past electoral lists at Bolivar Square in Bogota, Sunday. Colombians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff that former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos was expected to win after vowing to continue the incumbent president's policies on security and the economy. John Vizcaino/Reuters
An Indian villager arranges cow dung cakes in a pile after drying them in the sun in Allahabad, India, Sunday. Cow dung cakes are a major source of domestic fuel for rural households and an environmentally friendly alternative to firewood. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
Syria's largest city is contested by various rebel groups, including anti-US jihadists. A UN envoy is trying to broker a temporary cease-fire so that humanitarian aid can reach civilians.
ByDominique Soguel, Correspondent
The battle for Syria’s largest city is intensifying, as are UN-led diplomatic efforts to arrange a local cease-fire. UN envoy Steffan De Mistura is trying to broker a halt to fighting in Aleppo between an array of Islamist and moderate rebels and the government forces of President Bashar al-Assad. Jihadist extremists also have their sights on the city, which is divided into rebel and regime enclaves.