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Photo & video gallery: Thousands pause to pay tribute to victims of Paris attacks

Tributes to the victims of the terror attacks on Paris continued on Monday across the globe.

Much of Europe observed a moment of silence at noon. Here's how the New York Times described it:

In Paris, traffic in the Metro was stopped, and crowds gathered across the city, including at the makeshift memorial at Place de la République and at the Eiffel Tower.

Hundreds went to the sites of the violence, including Le Carillon restaurant and the Bataclan concert hall, where 89 people were killed.

President François Hollande stood among students at Paris-Sorbonne University, in honor of the many young people among the 129 victims who lost their lives on Friday. Those gathered sang "La Marseillaise," the national anthem, after the moment of silence, as did a crowd at the Louvre. Across France, schools and business also participated in the memorial.

David Ramos | Getty Images

People place flowers and candles in memory of the victims of the attack in front of Bataclan concert hall on Monday in Paris. A Europe-wide one-minute silence was held at 12 p.m. CET today in honor of at least 129 people who were killed last Friday in a series of terror attacks in the French capital.

Member states of the European Union were called upon to join. In Britain, the moment was observed in places including the customs line at Heathrow Airport in London, as well as at the King's Cross and St. Pancras train stations.

Crowds gathered in front of French embassies in Dublin, Delhi, and Doha. The leaders of the Group of 20 industrialized and emerging nations, currently meeting in Turkey, also observed the silence.

Later, as the sun began to set, The Eiffel Tower, which had dimmed its lights in mourning, was relit in the national colors of red, white and blue.

Dondi Tawatao | Getty Images

A young girl lights candles to honor victims of the Paris terror attacks at Alliance Francais Manila on Monday in Manila, Philippines.

Claude Paris | Associated Press

People light candles on a temporary memorial during a demonstration at the Old-Port, in Marseille, southern France, on Monday, three days after the Paris attacks. A minute of silence was observed throughout the country in memory of the victims of the deadliest violence in France since World War II. The word reads "Fraternity".

Lionel Cironneau | Associated Press

People pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks in Paris, Monday in Nice, southeastern France.

Jeff J. Mitchell | Getty Images

People light lanterns in memory of the victims of the terror attacks in Paris at Place de la Republique on Monday in Paris, France. A Europe-wide one-minute silence was held at 12 p.m. CET in honor of at least 129 people who were killed last Friday in a series of terror attacks in the French capital.

Roman Vondrous | CTK via AP

Two unidentified young girls light candles for the victims killed in the terror attacks in Paris, outside the French embassy in Prague, Czech Republic, on Monday.

Carsten Koall | Getty Images

A young Muslim woman lights a candle outside the French Embassy in Berlin on Monday among candles, messages and flowers left by mourners commemorating the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday. Eight Muslim organizations in Germany issued a common statement earlier in the day condemning the Paris attacks and citing Islam as a non-violent religion. The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attacks and has vowed to launch more.

Tatan Syuflana | Associated Press

People hold a candles during a vigil to honor the victims of the attacks in Paris, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday.

Shakil Adil | Associated Press

A Pakistani man lights candles during a vigil for victims who were killed in the attacks Friday in Paris, outside the French Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, on Monday.

Andrew Medichini | Associated Press

People mourn during a Europe-wide minute of silence to honor the victims of the terror attacks in Paris in front of the French Embassy in Rome on Monday.

Carolyn Cole | Los Angeles Times/TNS

Parisian Selma Tekalegn is very emotional thinking about the victims of the Paris attacks during a moment of silence under the Eiffel Tower on Monday.

Carolyn Cole | Los Angeles Times/TNS

Paris residents take part in a moment of silence under the Eiffel Tower on Monday in observance of those who died during the terrorist attacks three days ago. Holding a French flag with the words Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood participants stand united during a minute of silence.

Claude Paris | Associated Press

The word Peace written with candles is reflected on large mirrored panels during a demonstration at the Old-Port, in Marseille, southern France, on Monday three days after the Paris attacks. A minute of silence was observed throughout the country in memory of the victims of the deadliest violence in France since World War II.

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