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World shows its support for France after deadly attacks

Nov 13, 2015

In speeches, light shows and across social media, an outpouring of support arose for France after terrorists shot through Paris in a series of attacks deadlier than anything the capital had seen since World War II on the night of November 13. 

President Barack Obama characterized the killings as  an attack on all of humanity, and US presidential candidates offered condolences. Germany offered to send security forces.

Businesses and individuals offered their own backing.

1. London

2. Berlin

3. The Sydney Opera House

  4. The Omni Hotel in Dallas

5. Carnegie Hall

6. Arturo Sarukhan, former Mexican ambassador to the US

7. AJ Stream cartoonist Adam Elrashidi

8. New York City

9. Qasim Rashid, Esq., human rights activist and author

10. Suhaib Webb, a well-known American imam

11. Peter Howe, New England Cable News reporter

12. Gideon Lichfield, senior editor, Quartz

13. Michele Norris, NPR host and special correspondent

Matthew Bell and Isis Madrid contributed to this report.

From PRI's The World ©2015 Public Radio International