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World 30 May 2019 | 1:15 AM

Changes to the Paris skyline? Non merci

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris is known as one of the world's most elegant cities, captivating visitors with the charms of Montmartre, the romance of the Left Bank, graceful architecture and tree-lined boulevards. But wait: changes are afoot.

World 22 Apr 2019 | 11:43 PM

Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

COLOMBO (Reuters) - With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.

World 26 Jan 2019 | 10:09 AM

Hundreds missing after Vale dam burst at Brazil mine, seven bodies found

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst on Friday at an iron ore mine owned by Vale SA, the second major dam disaster involving the company in just over three years.

World 11 Oct 2018 | 4:06 PM

Rising sea levels, storm surges pose risks for Hong Kong's artificial island project

HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Hong Kong recovers from one of the strongest typhoons in decades, a controversial plan to build a vast artificial island is facing intense scrutiny from environmental groups, lawmakers and academics who say it will be vulnerable to rising sea levels and storms.