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Wish for world peace no longer a cliche

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People hold candles as they pay tribute to the victims following a shooting by gunmen at the offices of weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, in front of the French embassy in Sofia, on Jan 9, 2015.

REMEMBER those days when we would snigger at Miss Universe contestants who wished for "world peace" with their beaming smiles, thinking that it was "oh, so cliche"?

Well, we need that now more than ever.

The latest shooting incident which involved a weekly publication in France hit