The World Lights Up for France Following Deadly Attacks

Brittany M. Hughes | November 14, 2015
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(People embrace outside Le Carillon, one of the places attacked. Photograph: James Gourley/Rex Shutterstock)
 

If there's ever a ray of light peaking out from behind the dark cloud of hate and violence of a terrorist attack, it's the steady glow that comes from people around the world rallying behind the victims.

Immediately following the deadly attacks on Paris Friday night, in which at least 127 people were killed in six synchronized acts of terror throughout the city, nations across the world lit up their most iconic buildings with the blue, white and red of the French flag, assuring the mourning European nation that the hearts of the world are with them.

Check out some of the awesome displays of solidarity from across the globe:

The One World Trade Center in New York City.


(Photo credit: AFP)

The High Roller at the LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas.


(Photo Credit: AFP)

The Angel de la Indepencia Monument in Mexico City.


(Photo Credit: Tomas Bravo/Reuters)

The Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, China.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

San Francisco City Hall.


(Photo Credit: Reuters)

The Mexican Senate Building in Mexico City.


(Photo Credit: AFP)

Houston City Hall.


(Photo Credit: The Houston Chronicle)

The Opera House in Sydney, Australia.


(Photo Credit: Reuters)

The Sky Tower in Auckland City, New Zealand.




The 101 Building in Taipei, Taiwan.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Wembley Stadium in London.




Christ the Redeemer in Brazil.




The Tower Bridge in London.




The National Gallery in London.




Victoria Bridge in Hamilton, New Zealand.




The Story Bridge in Brisbane, Australia.




Sundance Square in Fort Worth, Texas.


(Photo via Twitter)

The Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland.


(Photo via Twitter)

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