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Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent

(Reuters) – Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument’s evacuation, and handed him over to police. Television channels ran live shots as rescuers perched on the 324-metre (1,063-foot) tower’s wrought-iron struts, just below the highest viewing platform, tried to persuade the
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New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament

(Reuters) – Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his predecessor. Zelenskiy, a comedian with no prior political experience, won the presidency by a landslide last […]