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A girl lights a candle for former South African President Nelson Mandela at a wall of flowers laid by mourners outside Mandela's home in Johannesburg.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO UGARTE / AFP/Getty Images

Mourners from Nigeria sing outside the home of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. Scores of heads of state and government and other foreign dignitaries, including royalty, are beginning to converge on South Africa as the final preparations for Tuesday's national memorial service for liberation struggle icon Nelson Mandela are put in place.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Themba Hadebe / Associated Press

Laker Kobe Bryant jogs onto the court for the first time since his injury at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Family and friends gather at the cemetery of the American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley in Palmdale for the funeral services for Taalib Mock Pecantte, 7, who was killed in a shooting in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Rafael Lopez of Santa Clarita places a sign at a makeshift memorial at the site where actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were killed in a car crash in Santa Clarita.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Donald Keating shovels snow and grabs a pile to make a igloo in his front yard as the first snow of the season rolls into Hockessin, Del.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Suchat Pederson / The News Journal

Bob Carey, dressed in a pink tutu, jumps in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The American couple Bob and Linda Carey founded the Tutu Project. By taking self portraits in pink ballet attire, they want to raise awareness for breast cancer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernd von Jutrczenka / EPA

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men rally following the arrest of a young man who refused to serve in the Israeli army, as they protest outside the Atlit military prison near the northern coastal city of Haifa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jack Guez / AFP/Getty Images

A protester breaks apart a statue of Lenin at a monument in his honor after it was pulled down during a mass rally called the March of a Million in Kiev's Independence Square. Ukrainians protesting against the government's rejection of a key pact with the European Union toppled the statue of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in central Kiev.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anatoli Boiko / AFP/Getty Images

A Christian man with a knife chases a suspected Seleka officer in civilian clothes near the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees as French forces deployed in the capital. The Seleka man was taken into custody by French forces who fired warning shots to disperse the crowds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

French soldiers arrest an alleged ex-Seleka rebel denounced by inhabitants in a neighborhood near Bangui's airport. French troops on Monday began disarming fighters in the Central African Republic after a swell in sectarian violence that has claimed hundreds of lives and terrified inhabitants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fred Dufour / AFP/Getty Images

Rescue workers attempt to evacuate victims following a collision between a commuter train and fuel truck at Bintaro, western Jakarta. At least four people were killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta , derailing a women-only carriage, which burst into flames.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bima Sakti / AFP/Getty Images

An anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag while standing atop a police vehicle outside the Government House in Bangkok. Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called a snap election to try to defuse the kingdom's political crisis but protesters kept up their fight to topple her government with an estimated 100,000 demonstrators flooding the streets of Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Indranil Mukherjee / AFP/Getty Images

A gay couple celebrates after getting married at the Court of Justice of the State of Rio de Janeiro. One hundred and thirty gay couples were married in the first massive wedding ceremony since the first gay marriage in Rio de Janeiro in 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP/Getty Images

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Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where mourners sing outside the home of former President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. Scores of heads of state and government and other foreign dignitaries, including royalty, are beginning to converge on South Africa as the final preparations for Tuesday’s national memorial service for liberation struggle icon Nelson Mandela are put in place. Full coverage

Palmdale: Family and friends gather at the cemetery of the American Islamic Institute of Antelope Valley for the funeral services for Taalib Mock Pecantte, 7, who was killed in a shooting in Los Angeles.

Berlin: Bob Carey, dressed in a pink tutu, jumps in front of the Brandenburg Gate. The American couple Bob and Linda Carey founded the Tutu Project and take self portraits in pink ballet attire to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Kiev, Ukraine: A protester breaks apart a statue of Lenin at a monument in his honor after it was pulled down during a mass rally called the March of a Million in Kiev’s Independence Square.

Bangui, Central African Republic: French troops on Monday began disarming fighters in the Central African Republic after a swell in sectarian violence that has claimed hundreds of lives and terrified inhabitants.

Bangkok, Thailand: An anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag while standing atop a police vehicle outside the Government House.

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