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08 January 2015

Cartoonists and writers from around the world are reacting as they know best -- by putting pen to paper -- in an outpouring of anguished and biting solidarity with those gunned down at French weekly Charlie Hebdo. ...

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08 January 2015

Hundreds in Washington, New York and Canada rallied Wednesday night in the frigid cold proclaiming "I am Charlie" in solidarity with those killed in a deadly attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo. ...

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08 January 2015

Hollywood voiced solidarity with French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as some linked Wednesday's deadly attack on it to the recent freedom-of-speech controversy over a comedy film about North Korea. ...

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08 January 2015

Britain's newspapers rallied behind their French counterparts on Thursday following the horrific terror attack on magazine Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead, urging them not to restrain their renowned spirit of provocation. ...

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08 January 2015

Vigils were held in bone-chilling weather across Canada for the 12 victims of an attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. ...

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07 January 2015

Renowned South African cartoonist Zapiro warned of shrinking media freedom Wednesday following the shooting dead of 12 people at France's Charlie Hebdo weekly. ...

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07 January 2015

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi condemned the "terrorist act" targeting a French satirical newspaper that left 12 dead on Wednesday, pledging Cairo's support to fight terrorism. ...

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07 January 2015

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott condemned Thursday the "barbaric act" in Paris, in which an attack on a satirical weekly magazine left 12 people dead. ...

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07 January 2015

The Financial Times faced a backlash on Wednesday after publishing an opinion piece by its European editor that called French magazine Charlie Hebdo, centre of a deadly terror attack, "stupid" and "foolish" over its criticism of Islam. ...

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07 January 2015

Troops in railway stations, armed police outside media buildings, ultra-tight security at department stores: Paris became a capital in lockdown after Wednesday's deadly terrorist attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. ...

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