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The world shows solidarity with France with displays of colour

World landmarks have been lit in red, white and blue as a tribute to the victims of last night’s deadly attacks.

THIS TWEET HAS been doing the rounds on Twitter since last night’s horrendous events in Paris.

As France mourns the victims of a string of deadly attacks, iconic buildings across the world have been lit in the colours of the French flag – red, white and blue – as a mark of respect.

One World Trade Centre, New York

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Auckland Museum, New Zealand 

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Sydney Opera House

San Francisco City Hall

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Washington Capitals 

CN Tower, Toronto

At least 120 people were killed last night when gunmen targeted six locations across Paris.

French President Francois Hollande yesterday declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders in response to the attacks.

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