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Supporters take cover from the rain as they listen to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speak at the Whistle Stop cafe. Alabama and Mississippi hold their primaries Tuesday

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

A stray dog smeared with colored powder walks in a lane on the last day of Holi festival celebrations in Bhopal. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, also heralds the coming of spring.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

Children from Pakistan's Mohmand tribal region take shelter from a sandstorm on the outskirts of Islamabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated Press

Members of Youth Against Corruption and student union Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad protest against corruption. The protesters were demanding that the home minister P. Chidambaram be sent to court over the 2G telecom scandal that is believed to have cost the treasury up to $39 billion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJJAD HUSSAIN / AFP / Getty Images

An exiled Tibetan woman holds a representation of a Tibetan flag during a protest to commemorate the Tibetan Women's Uprising Day. On March 12, 1959, thousands of women gathered in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa to protest against the Chinese government but the protest was put down.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

Police stand guard as Bangladesh's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party supporters shout slogans during a rally outside their party headquarters in Dhaka. Tens of thousands of people joined an opposition rally in Bangladesh's capital to demand that a nonpartisan caretaker government oversee the next general election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aijaz Rahi / Associated Press

A Palestinian boy walks through the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli airstrike. Israeli airstrikes killed two Palestinian militants and a schoolboy in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket squads barraged southern Israel in escalating fighting that has defied international truce efforts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Paramilitary policemen change guard in Tiananmen Square during the National People's Congress. The 2012 session is the last before a handover of power that begins later this year, and leaders are anxious to ensure the world's second-largest economy grows at a steady pace while keeping a lid on social unrest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

A competitor in action during the Mens Wakeboard event in the Moomba Masters Water Ski International Invitational Championships during the Moomba Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Barbour / Getty Images

Serbian citizens pay their respects at the grave of slain Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic at Belgrade's new cemetery on the anniversary of his 2003 assassination. Djindjic was the Balkan country's first democratically elected prime minister.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP / Getty Images

A woman presents a costume created by Hungarian costume designer Rita Velich for "Arabella," an opera by late Austrian composer Richard Strauss, in the Karoly Lotz Hall of the Hungarian State Opera during a fashion show. The premiere, directed by Hungarian Geza Beremenyi, will be be held Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP / Getty Images

A bull falls on his head in front of Spanish bullfighter Manuel Diaz "El Cordobes" during the Fallas bullfighting fair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN CARLOS CARDENAS / EPA

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Alabama, where residents take cover from the rain as they listen to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speak at the Whistle Stop cafe in Mobile. Alabama and Mississippi hold their primaries on Tuesday.

In India, an exile Tibetan woman holds a representation of a Tibetan flag during a protest to commemorate the Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day; members of Youth Against Corruption protest in New Delhi; and a stray dog smeared with colored powder walks in a lane on the last day of Holi festival celebrations in Bhopal.

Elsewhere, a Palestinian boy walks through the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli airstrike in Jabaliya; paramilitary policemen change guard in Tiananmen Square in Beijing; and Serbian citizens pay their respects at the grave of slain Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic at Belgrade’s new cemetery.

Add stops in Spain, Hungary, Pakistan and Bangladesh to round out the report.

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