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Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent

The tower's operator said he had entered the monument normally before climbing over the safety fencing on the second level and clambering up the outside of the tower.

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument

The tower, one of the world's most recognisable landmarks, will be closed until further notice.


Eiffel Tower goes dark as a mark of respect towards victims of Sri Lanka blasts

At least eight explosions rocked Sri Lanka killing nearly 300 people at churches and hotels frequented by tourists. A total of 13 suspects have been arrested in the case so far.

Eiffel Tower to be closed as Paris braces for more protests

Fearing protesters could target street furniture or construction sites, Paris police will remove all the glass containers, railings and building machines set up in the identified sectors which include the world-renowned and glitzy Champs-Elysees avenue.

Taj Mahal tweets out a welcome to Eiffel Tower, just ahead of the New Year

As the Eiffel Tower joined Twitter earlier this week, fellow monuments Statue of Liberty and Taj Mahal extended a warm welcome.

Eiffel Tower closed for hours after intruder spotted

The tower was reopened at 2:45 pm (local time) on Sunday after being closed to the public for the morning, the press department for the tourist attraction said.


Eiffel Tower remains shut as workers walk out over pickpockets

The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public for most of the day on Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily.

#EpicFail: Lesson learnt, never ask internet users to photoshop your pictures

Never ask internet to photoshop any picture of your's, you might become a famous troll.

Getting emotional

Ask Soha Ali Khan her first reaction when beau Kunal Kemmu proposed to her on the first leg of their holiday in Paris in front of the Eiffel tower, and she said she started crying!

Briefly World: Gunmen abduct 2 Turkish Airlines crew in Lebanon

Gunmen ambushed a van Friday carrying a Turkish Airlines crew in the Lebanese capital.

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See photos: Eiffel Tower celebrates 130th birthday with laser show

The Eiffel Tower on Wednesday celebrated its 130th birthday in Paris with a light show at the famed monument.

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: Delhi gets its own Wonders of the World Park

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: The seven replicas have been made using different kinds of waste such as the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts.