A crowd gather in Republique square before the demonstration, in Paris, France, Jan. 11, 2015. (AP)
PARIS — Leaders from dozens of countries have arrived at the French presidential palace in an extraordinary display of global unity, while tens of thousands of people crammed into Paris’ Republique square to honour the 17 victims of three days of bloodshed.
Even hardened rivals such as the Israeli prime minister and the Palestinian president, and top representatives from Ukraine and Russia, were gathered together in the giant formal rooms of the Elysee, along with French President Francois Hollande.
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