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The Stirling Castle graveyard is wintry white after snow and sleet struck many parts of Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Roofs are covered with snow in western Germany, where temperatures are forecast to stay near freezing in the days ahead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HARTMUT REEH / AFP / Getty Images

Bundled up to fight off the cold, a woman descends the colored steps of the Albertina museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER KLEIN / AFP / Getty Images

A man salvages his belongings after his home was damaged by heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narciso Contreras / Associated Press

The coffin of Mufti Ismail, a senior cleric of a prominent Islamic seminary, is carried by seminary students during his funeral. He was shot in what police say may have been a sectarian attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASIF HASSAN / AFP / Getty Images

A displaced girl peers through a curtain at a temporary shelter. Amnesty International estimates that 400 people are displaced daily in Afghanistan's conflict, with many facing hunger and destitution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPA

Government soldiers hear to a military address outside the city of Goma. The army retook the provincial capital Monday after rebel fighters withdrew.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP / Getty Images

Workers laid off from a door factory warm themselves while picketing to keep machinery from leaving the factory and to demand back pay.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jasper Juinen / Getty Images

A man is helped aboard a Spanish emergency services boat off Spain's coast after Spanish and Moroccan forces intercepted four inflatable boats carrying would-be immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCOS MORENO / AFP / Getty Images

A visually impaired protester shouts slogans during a protest outside Greece's Health Ministry on the United Nations-proclaimed annual International Day of People with Disability.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / EPA

A 2-week-old Owa Jawa monkey clings to its mother at the Bali Zoo. Illegal poaching and a dwindling habitat have drastically reduced the population of Owa Jawa monkeys. The species can be found only in parts of Indonesia's West Java province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MADE NAGI / EPA

Emily Carstairs of Australia competes at an ISAF Sailing World Cup event in the waters off Melbourne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFP / Getty Images

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Monday’s Pictures in the News makes a wintry start, with two men walking through the snow-covered Stirling Castle graveyard in Scotland. Roofs in western Germany are covered with snow as meteorologists predict temperatures will stay near freezing in the days ahead, and a woman walks down the colored steps of the Albertina museum on a cold day in Vienna.

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In Karachi, Pakistan, the coffin of Mufti Ismail, a senior cleric of a prominent Islamic seminary, is carried by seminarians. Ismail was shot in what police say may have been a sectarian attack.

Elsewhere, a visually impaired protester shouts slogans during a protest outside Greece’s Health Ministry in Athens to mark the International Day of People with Disability; Spanish and Moroccan forces intercept four inflatable boats carrying would-be immigrants across the Strait of Gibraltar; and a displaced Afghan girl peers through a curtain at a shelter in Kabul.

Add stops in Australia, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to round out the report.

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