Cathedral bells ring out across France after Notre-Dame fire

Cathedral bells toll across France in “solidarity” with Notre-Dame cathedral, ravaged by a huge blaze which broke out on Monday evening. They all sounded at 6:50pms, the time at which the fire began.

The CIGEO nuclear waste project

Videographic on the CIGEO project, to create a deep geological storage facility for radioactive waste. France has opened a debate on the future of nuclear waste.VIDEOGRAPHICS

French, Mali troops kill, capture 30 jihadists in African Sahel

Troops from France’s 126th regiment in Briva-la-Gaillarde “killed or captured 30 jihadists” during a four-month tour of duty in central and eastern Mali as part of Operation Barkhane, the French-led anti-insurgent offensive launched in 2014 aimed at combatting the jihadist threat in Africa’s Sahel region.

US, UK and France hold anti-mine drill

The US, British and French navies are lauching anti-mine exercises off Bahrain’s coast to support the free movement of trade in the waters of the Gulf region. “The mine threat is one that really can be deployed anywhere in the region,” Commander Wade Hilderbrand of the US Navy says.

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Here are the top stories for Tuesday, April 16th: Countries express solidarity with France over Notre Dame fire; Countdown continues to release of Mueller report; Columbine marking 20 years since massacre; Lucky pup rescued far off Thailand’s coast.

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France vows to rebuild iconic Notre Dame cathedral

Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’ iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers and the purported Crown of Christ. (April 16)

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France prays for Notre-Dame

About a hundred people gather near the famed Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris to sing and pray, after a colossal fire tore through the building, sending the spire crashing to the ground.