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“They started firing everywhere,” said a receptionist at the hotel who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals. “They were shouting, ‘Allahu akbar,’ ” meaning God is great. “They cut someone’s throat, a white man.” “I hid in my office,” he said. “I saw four of them, armed to the teeth.”
The pontiff said festivities would seem empty in a world which has chosen 'war and hate'. Above, a woman is evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, where 89 people were slaughtered by ISIS on November 13