Gallery: How the world’s press covered Paris massacre

WARNING: Some of these images may cause distress to readers

The Paris terrorist massacre at the weekend in which 129 people were killed has been met with international outpourings of grief, sorrow and anger.

Thousands gathered at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Sunday to lay floral tributes and pay respect to the victims.

Reports of the horrifying series of attacks conducted by Islamic State terrorists were splashed across front pages throughout the world.  Many published tributes to the victims and vows of solidarity with France.

German daily Rheinische Post published images of the Sydney Opera House, the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the National Gallery in London and other historical buildings from across the globe that had been especially lit in the colours of the French flag.

National Danish daily Berlingske published a shadow-cloaked hand, cupping a small candle with the caption ‘Unity against terror’.

The New Zealand Herald published the faces of the victims bathed in the colours of the French flag under the headline ‘The world stands with Paris’.

Here is a gallery of front pages and images published by Australian, New Zealand and international newspapers.

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