Minute's silence observed in France, across Europe for Paris victims

Candles and flowers are placed at a memorial for the Paris attack victims, at a makeshift memorial outside the French embassy in Zabreb, on November 16, 2015France and other countries in Europe observed a minute’s silence at noon (1100 GMT) Monday in memory of the victims of the worst-ever terror attacks on French soil. In Paris, President Francois Hollande and his cabinet, all dressed in black, bowed their heads at the Sorbonne University, surrounded by scores of students. At the G20 summit in Turkey, the seven EU leaders present — David Cameron, Angela Merkel, Matteo Renzi, Mariano Rajoy, Laurent Fabius, Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker — observed the minute of silence in front of the main entrance.

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