Eiffel Tower Lights Up in Colors of Belgium’s Flag

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March 19, 2016
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Following the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris in November, Brussels’ town hall was lit in the colors of the French flag. Today, sadly, the Eiffel Tower is being lit for Brussels.

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On Tuesday, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced that the tower would be lit in black, yellow, and red, to show solidarity after terrorist attacks of the morning left at least 31 dead and many more injured.
A number of other cities across the world have lit their monuments in the colors of the flags of Belgium and the European Union.

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The Trevi fountain in Rome, Italy

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Rome’s Campidoglio Capitol Hill

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The Brandenburg gate, in Germany

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The courthouse in Lyon, France

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The Royal Palace at Dam Square in Amsterdam

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Belgrade’s Town Council building
Makeshift memorials have also sprung up across Brussels.

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People bring flowers and candles to mourn at the Place de la Bourse in the center of Brussels.
US President Barack Obama has ordered flags to remain at half-mast until March 26.
The One World Trade Center in New York also plans to honor the victims on Tuesday evening.

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