PHOTOS: How The World Is Celebrating The Life Of Nelson Mandela

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South Africa

In his homeland of South Africa, mourners marched through the streets with tributes to Nelson Mandela.

France

Paris’s landmark, the Eiffel Tower, was lit up Thursday night to be the colors of the South African flag:

The United States

Mourners stopped by a statue of Nelson Mandela outside of the South African embassy in Washington, DC, to lay flowers:

Meanwhile, the Omni Hotel in Dallas, TX, lit up with the colors of the South African flag:

China

Outside of the South African embassy in Beijing, mourners laid wreaths next to pictures of Mandela:

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Palestine

In a more politicized tribute, Palestinian activists erected a photo of Mandela next to Yasser Arafat, a leader of Palestinian people and former head of Palestine Liberation Organization:

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India

In Puri, India, mourners created a sand sculpture of Mandela’s likeness on the beach:

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Indian schoolchildren held a vigil:

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Britain

People gathered at the Parlaiment Square statue of Mandela to lay flowers in his honor:

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Germany

German papers led with the story of Mandela’s passing:

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