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Eiffel Tower reopens after evacuation due to bomb threat

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower was evacuated for several hours on Wednesday after police received a call suggesting a bomb had been placed there. The Paris monument had been searched and no explosives found, a police spokeswoman said. It reopened at about 2.25 p.m. Several hundred people, including tourists, restaurant staff ...

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Eiffel Tower reopens with strict virus restrictions

PARIS: Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus – but only if they take the stairs. Visitors to the city’s most famous monument won’t be able to take ...

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Mahira Khan’s Dance in front of the Eiffel Tower Goes Viral

PARIS: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has set the social media on fire after with her dance video with Lebanese actress Daniella Rahme on an Arabic song in front of the Eiffel Tower. Rahme, the Lebanese actress shared the dance video on Instagram, captioning that Mahira and she shook leg to ...

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Piece of Eiffel Tower staircase sells for 169,000 euros in Paris auction

PARIS: A piece of the original spiral staircase from the Eiffel Tower, Paris’s most famous attraction, was sold for 169,000 euros ($190,885) on Tuesday, a spokesman for auction house Artcurial said, three times the initial estimate. The successful bidder, an unidentified collector from the Middle East, acquired a section of ...

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Eiffel tower to reopen after strike over long queues

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower closed to visitors since Wednesday afternoon is to reopen on Friday after workers went on strike over unacceptably long queues at the Paris landmark. Workers walked out in protest at a new access policy that has seen separate lifts allocated to visitors with pre-booked tickets and ...

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Paris builds permanent anti-terror fence around Eiffel Tower

PARIS: France’s most iconic symbol is getting a wrap-around fencing that will protect the 1,063 foot (324 meters) tower from an array of potential terror attacks. The thick, bullet-proof, glass is not only intended to guard against gun fire but is supposed to be strong enough to keep suicide-minded truck ...

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