A glass of wine that was standing on the desk of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during a TV briefing with RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) Commissioner Bob Paulson.
"Uh, maybe our PM can wait until order is restored before pouring himself a glass of wine ?" user Pascal Leroux tweeted.
"Perhaps a celebratory glass of wine for a false-flag event poorly staged but yet convincing to the media/masses ? " another user, Rob Mazurek tweeted.
"This week's events are a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world," Prime Minister Harper said.
"We are also reminded that attacks on our security personnel and on our institutions of governments are by their very nature attacks on our country, on our values, on our society, on us Canadians as a free and democratic people who embrace human dignity for all. But let there be no misunderstanding -- we will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated, " he said.
Noteworthy, US President Barack Obama, after condemning the grizzly beheading of American reporter James Foley, spent the rest of the day playing golf on an exclusive court with his wealthy friends, bumping fists and laughing.
Russian military repeatedly thwarted Turkey's attempts to deploy its troops to Syria, and stopped militants from moving further south