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Snow covers a scene of twisted debris clustered around a pair of splintered trees left by a tornado that ripped through town on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press

Mark Troub, left, with son Jeff, holds a prized possession -- an autographed photo of Pete Rose -- he salvaged from the rubble of his home after it was destroyed by a tornado.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty Images

An Indian girl reacts as others throw colored powder on her while celebrating Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated Press

A child holds a flag while waiting for the arrival of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a campaign rally. Suu Kyi is running for parliament and held the gathering in the capital, Naypyidaw, seeking to challenge the military-backed government in its political heartland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOE THAN WIN / AFP / Getty Images

Greenpeace activists wear "radiation suits" and hold umbrellas to symbolically protect themselves from fallout as they stage a protest on the global day of action to commemorate the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. Greenpeace urged the Indonesian government to drop its plans to build nuclear power plants and instead concentrate on using the region's abundant clean, safe, renewable energy resources.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARDILES RANTE / AFP / Getty Images

A Buddhist monk cleans an image of Buddha at the Mahar Myatmuni temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOE THAN WIN / AFP / Getty Images

Tibetans in exile mourn and express solidarity with two Tibetan women who recently set themselves on fire in separate incidents in protest of Chinese rule in their homeland, 33-year-old Rinchen and 19-year-old Tsering Kyi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A demonstrator dressed as the sun joins a protest against planned cuts in a government program promoting solar energy in Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT SCHLESINGER / EPA

North Korean soldiers chant denunciations of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak as a morale-building exercise at a military base on their country's southwest coast, opposite South Korea's Baengnyeong Island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Kwang Hyon / Associated Press

Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as the imam (not pictured) displays a relic of Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani, during celebrations of the Sufi saint's birthday anniversary at his shrine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

Patricia Inoponis laments the destruction as she stands among the debris of her neighborhood after huge explosions at a munitions depot left more than 150 people dead and 1,000 injured. Congo issued a plea for international help Monday as soldiers began recovering bodies from the blast area in the Mpila district. President Denis Sassou Nguesso announced a curfew in Brazzaville, the capital, while authorities set up an exclusion zone around the devastated area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK FORT / AFP / Getty Images

French President Nicolas Sarkozy greets voters during a visit to Saint-Quentin while campaigning for reelection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI / AFP / Getty Images

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Indiana, where tornado-stricken towns are sifting through rubble. Dozens have died across a broad stretch of the Midwest and South. See gallery

In India, Hindus celebrate Holi in Ahmedabad while Kashmiri Muslims offer prayers at the annual festival at the shrine of Jilani in Srinagar.

Elsewhere, Greenpeace activists in Jakarta, Indonesia, don “radiation suits” and take to the streets to commemorate the first anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster; North Korean soldiers chant denunciations of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at a military base; and French President Nicolas Sarkozy makes a campaign stop in Saint-Quentin.

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