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Paris Shootings: The World Honours The City Of Lights

11/14/2015 01:53 EST | Updated 11/14/2015 03:47 EST

The Eiffel Tower normally turns its lights off at 1 a.m. every day to save energy, but its eerie darkness on Friday symbolized so much more.

A typical Friday night that could have unfolded in any city was shattered by unthinkable violence.

As Paris copes with its loss and shock, the world is shining its symbols in honour of The City of Lights.

From the darkness amid the 24-hour glitter of Las Vegas...

... to solidarity in Toronto ...

cn tower (Photo: Cole Burston/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

... and Calgary.

From a place that knows such pain too well...

world trade center New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the lighting of the One World Trade Center in honour of the victims in Paris. (Photo: Kevin Hagen/AP)

#NYC stands with #Paris #wtc with the French colors Blue White Red #parisattacks #france #freedomtower

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... to iconic landmarks around the globe.

The world is with Paris.

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