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This week's Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical weekly that was brutally attacked in January, mixes poignancy and defiance in its response to Friday's jihadist assault on Paris.

The much awaited cover for the edition to appear Wednesday, by cartoonist Coco, depicts a dancing reveller, bottle and glass in hand, with champagne pouring out of holes in his body.

"They have weapons," the caption reads, adding underneath: "Screw them, we have champagne."


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