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The Sambadrome is alive with color and dance. The contributor here is a dancer from Mocidade samba school.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Dana / Associated Press

Floats filled with dancing pass through the Sambadrome, here performed by members of the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANTONIO LACERDA / EPA

A Rose Monday carnival float depicts German Chancellor Angela Merkel receiving an embrace from French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

Young carnival-goers attend a Rose Monday celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oliver Berg / AFP / Getty Images

An anti-U.S. protest rally draws a crowd estimated at several thousand. Chants of "death to America" are reported, accompanied by calls to holy war.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AAMIR QURESHI / AFP / Getty Images

Thick ice on the Danube, the result of a recent spell of frigid weather, begins to break up and move during a rise in temperature.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP / Getty Images

In People's Park, a matchmaking event involves sheets of paper containing personal information about available bachelors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Mahashivratri, a festival celebrating Lord Shiva, draws celebrants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated Press

A facsimile of the Shroud of Turin is on display at the Cathedral of Malaga.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE GUERRERO / AFP / Getty Images

Tibetan exiles shout anti-Chinese government slogans and burn a flag in protest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mustafa Quraishi / Associated Press

Sunrise finds joggers tracing a bank of the Alster river.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS / EPA

A roadside umbrella vendor awaits customers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins with looks at pre-Lent carnival activities in Brazil and in Germany.

In Rio de Janeiro, a night parade at the Sambadrome is livened by floats featuring samba dancers.

Carnival season in Germany includes street spectacles that are part of what is known as Rose Monday. A float in Duesseldorf depicts an embrace between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Celebration is also in progress in India, where Mahashivratri, honoring Lord Shiva, is held.

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