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French free-climber Alain Robert, known as 'Spiderman', attempts to climb up the outside of the Heron Tower in the financial district of London

French “Spiderman” Climbs London’s 230-Metre Heron Tower, Gets Arrested

LONDON (Reuters) French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled one of London's tallest buildings without ropes on Thursday - only to get arrested at the...
Air-conditioning units dot the facade of the People's Park Complex residential apartment in Singapore's Chinatown

Singapore’s Architectural History under Threat from Redevelopment Frenzy

SINGAPORE (Reuters) A rush to tear down and redevelop buildings in Singapore has prompted calls to conserve ageing properties that symbolise the country's recent history...
A view of the The Exchange 106 ((formerly TRX Signature Tower) currently under construction in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s Najib Is Out of Power but His Legacy Lives On...

By John Geddie and Liz Lee KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) As Malaysia seeks to move beyond the excesses associated with nearly a decade of rule under ex-prime...
Damaged windows are seen after a fire in a residential unit at Trump Tower in New York

OMG! One Killed in Apartment Fire at Trump Tower in New...

By Meredith Mazzilli NEW YORK (Reuters) One man was killed and six firefighters received minor injuries in an apartment fire on the 50th floor of Trump...
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "The French Spiderman", gestures during an interview in Barcelona

At 55, ‘French Spiderman’ Keeps Climbing World’s Skyscrapers

PARIS (Reuters) Alain Robert, sometimes known as the "French Spiderman" for climbing skyscrapers world worldwide, is still defying gravity at the age of 55 He...
View shows the construction site of Jeddah Tower in Jeddah

Building World’s Tallest Tower Going Ahead after Saudi Corruption Purge

By Reem Shamseddine JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) Construction of the world's tallest skyscraper in Jeddah is going ahead, the head of the consortium behind the...
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