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Eiffel Tower to go dark after Kabul bombing

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower will cut its lights on Saturday night to commemorate those killed and wounded in a devastating ambulance bombing in Kabul, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter. "Tonight at midnight the Eiffel Tower will go…

Eiffel Tower to go dark for Las Vegas victims

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower will go dark on Monday night in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Las Vegas and Marseille, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter. At least 50 people were killed and hundreds wounded Sunday when a gunman…

Eiffel Tower starts work on anti-terror upgrade

PARIS: Works began Monday to boost security at the Eiffel Tower as an anti-terrorism measure, city hall said, with bulletproof glass walls set to go up around the world's most visited monument. The changes come after a string of militant…

Eiffel Tower lights out for Iran attacks

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower will turn its lights out on Thursday as a mark of respect for the victims of deadly twin attacks in Tehran, which were claimed by the Islamic State group. "Tonight, at midnight, the Eiffel Tower will turn off its…

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

PARIS: Workers at the Eiffel Tower concerned over an upcoming paint job at the famous landmark went on strike on Tuesday, the third stoppage at the monument in six months. Unions representing the 300 workers said they called the strike…