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No details yet: Security forces surround Eiffel Tower after terrorist threat

The Eiffel Tower, France's top tourist draw, was evacuated on Sunday and the area ringed by security forces.

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Eiffel Tower evacuated after terrorism threat called into police

Visitors to the Eiffel Tower have been evacuated from Paris's iconic monument, following an anonymous phone call announcing an attack Saturday night, a police source told AFP.

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Lights go off for Earth Hour

The Eiffel Tower, the Acropolis and the Sydney Opera House were plunged into darkness on Saturday for the annual Earth Hour campaign, leading a global effort to raise awareness about climate change.

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Earth Hour to be watched over from space as the lights go out

The event will have a live commentary from space as landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House switch off their lights

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