Eiffel Tower

  • The 'Eiffel Tower' nose is China's latest craze in plastic surgery 06-02-2014 12:59 PM

    The latest trend in beauty and face sculpting to hit China is the Eiffel Tower nose. Chinese youths now want noses that have the gentle, sloping lines of the Eiffel tower and are willing to spend up to 10,000 dollars to get it, the GeoBeats News reported. The surgical procedure...
  • Greenpeace activist dangles from Eiffel Tower in Russia protest 27-10-2013 12:36 PM

    A Greenpeace activist suspended himself from the Eiffel Tower on Saturday to call for the release of 30 people who have spent more than a month in a Russian jail over a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. After lowering himself from the second tier of the Paris landmark,...
  • Eiffel Tower reopens after bomb scare 09-08-2013 10:48 PM

    Paris: Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from Paris' Eiffel Tower on Friday afternoon in response to a bomb alert, but it was found to be a scare and the tower was reopened two hours later, said police. Police sent a bomb disposal unit to inspect the monument after an anonymous...
  • Paris, made in China 05-08-2013 06:28 PM

    Images from a knock-off Paris in China. Tianducheng, developed by Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd., started construction in 2007 with a scaled replica of the Eiffel Tower standing at 108 metres (354 ft) and Parisian houses. Although designed to accommodate at least 10 thousand people, Tianducheng remains sparsely populated and is now considered as a A view of the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
  • Fresh Al-Qaeda plot targets Eiffel tower 18-10-2010 12:50 PM

    London: Fresh terror strike warnings have been sounded in Europe, particularly in France following new tip offs by the Saudi intelligence triggering authorities to put law enforcement agencies on high alert. The warning of a potential attack by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula was received "in the last few hours",...
  • Plot to attack European cities by Pak militants foiled 29-09-2010 11:01 AM

    London: A major terror plot by Pakistan-based militants to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in Britain and other European countries has been thwarted by intelligence agencies, a media report said. Pakistan-based militants were planning simultaneous strikes on London and major cities in France and Germany, Sky News reported on its website...
  • Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb scare 15-09-2010 07:41 AM

    Paris: French Police evacuated tourists from the landmark Paris Eiffel Tower and a metro station following bomb alerts on Tuesday evening, but searches found no explosives, police said. A police spokesman said the company that operates the Eiffel Tower received an anonymous call around 2030 local time (1830 GMT) saying...
  • French terror strike foiled, Eiffel Tower was targeted 12-01-2008 03:23 PM

    Chennai: A new-look Mahendra Singh Dhoni, shorn of hair following the World Cup triumph, looked set for another conquest as captain of the Chennai Super Kings team who he believes has the firepower to retain the Indian Premier League (IPL) title. The Super Kings, winners in 2010 along with the...
  • Wonderful! Taj beats Eiffel, Liberty 03-02-2007 08:26 AM

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  • Lights out at Eiffel Tower on Thursday 02-02-2007 07:18 PM

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