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How world is extending its support to Paris

With Paris under attack the whole world is trying it's best to extend support in one way or the other. With world leaders conveying their condolences and support pouring from all over the world through social media and other forms.

Germany Offers Anti-Terror Unit to Paris

Germany has offered France the help of its special anti-terror unit in the wake of the Paris attacks. Germany's Interior Minister Thomas des Maiziere said in a statement Saturday that he is in touch with his French counterpart "and I have offered him the help of German special forces."

The Empire State Building is dark in sympathy for the people of Paris after more than 120 people were killed in Friday's series of shootings and explosions. Saturday is the second consecutive night the 102-story New York landmark is not lit up. The 408-foot (125-meter)spire atop One World Trade Center is lit again Saturday night in the colors of the French flag. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the spire will remain lit blue, white and red on Sunday.

France thanks India for support after Paris attacks

France on Saturday thanked India for its support after the deadly terror attacks in Paris that took at least 127 lives. In a statement, French Ambassador to India François Richier said, “France is grateful to the Hon’ble President of India and the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India for their messages of solidarity and friendship.”

Australians gather to show support for France after attacks

Hundreds of Australians have gathered around the country to show support for France following the deadly attacks that rocked Paris and left nearly 130 people dead. Related: After Paris, Europe may never feel as free again | Nick Cohen On Friday evening six separate attacks took place across Paris in what the French president, François Hollande, described as an "act of war".

Pakistanis show their support with French flag profile pictures

Like other parts of the world, social media users in Pakistan also expressed their support to France by posting pictures, expressions and prayers showing full solidarity with the French and the families of the victims and condemning the cowardly attacks.

British cities light up in support of grieving Paris

London and other British cities lit landmark buildings in the red, white and blue of the French flag in solidarity on Saturday after Paris gun and bomb attacks killed 129 people. Some two thousand people gathered at an evening vigil in the capital's Trafalgar Square, where fountains and the grand portico of the National Gallery opposite were lit to resemble the Tricolour.
London landmarks the National Theatre, London Eye ferris wheel and Tower Bridge were also bathed in the French colours, joining other iconic buildings in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham and Leeds.

President Xi Jinping condemns 'barbaric' terrorist attacks in Paris as world leaders offer condolences and support

President Xi Jinping joins world leaders in expressing shock and pledges of solidarity for France following the killing of more than 120 of people in attacks in Paris on Friday night. On Saturday, he expressed the “strongest” condemnation over the series of terror attacks in Paris on Friday night. “At the sorrowful moment of the French people, I, on behalf of the Chinese government and the Chinese people, and personally, condemn in the strongest terms the barbaric acts,” Xi said in a message of condolences to his French counterpart, Francois Hollande.

World's Muslims Condemn Paris Attacks And ISIS, Pope Backs Them Up

The outpouring of support for the victims and and disgust for the attacks began even before ISIS, the militant terrorist group current terrorizing entire sections of Iraq and Syria, claimed responsibility for the carnage. Muslim imams, scholars, commentators, and average Muslims expressed grief and horror using social media. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, an Islamic movement founded in British India in the 19th century, released a statement rebuking the “barbaric attacks.”

Pope Francis: 'No justification' for Paris attacks

Pope Francis condemned Friday night's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris in a phone interview with the Italian Episcopal Conference's TV station, The New York Times reports."There is no justification for such things, neither religious nor human, this is not human," he said. "It is difficult to understand such things, done by human beings."

Netanyahu orders Israeli security, intel agencies to assist France in wake of Paris attacks - Israel News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered Israeli security and intelligence agencies to give France every assistance possible after multiple terror attacks killed scores in Paris, a senior Israeli official said Saturday.
On Friday night, the prime minister conveyed Israel's support for the people of France and French President French President François Hollande.
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