Pakistan deployed Army in the sensitive diplomatic enclave after a protest over an anti-Islam film turned violent, leaving 86 people injured.
Paris will close embassies, consulates and schools in 20 Muslim countries starting Friday – the Muslim holy day.
The Norwegian daily newspaper Aftenposten on Friday reprinted cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed that generated controversy 2005 when they were first published in a Danish newspaper.
Day in Pics: 24th December
Showbiz World - December 24, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade