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Monuments around the world show solidarity in French colours

In support of France, here are some of the tallest buildings in the world that lit up with red, white and blue in solidarity with France after attackers killed at least 120 people in Paris on Friday and Saturday.





The One World Trade Center spire is lit blue, white and red after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the lighting in honor of dozens killed in the Paris attacks Friday, November 13, 2015, in New York. French officials say several dozen people have been killed in shootings and explosions at a theater, restaurant and elsewhere in Paris. Photo: AP

The blue, white and red colours of France's national flag are projected onto the sails of Sydney's Opera House in Australia November 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters



The Senate building is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in Mexico City, November 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters

The Angel de la Independencia monument is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in Mexico City, November 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters





San Francisco City Hall is lit up with blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks, in San Francisco, California on November 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters









The Calgary Tower was lit up with the colours of the French flag to show support and sympathy regarding the Paris attacks in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, November 13, 2015. Photo: AP



The landmark Canadian National Tower (CN Tower) is lit blue, white and red in the colors of the French flag following Paris attacks, in Toronto on November 13, 2015. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday it was too soon to say whether the deadly attacks in Paris would prompt him to reconsider his pledge to withdraw Canada from airstrikes against Islamic State militants in the Middle East. Photo: Reuters

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is lit up with the colours of the French flag. Photo: Prashant Nakwe

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