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French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French 'spiderman' detained for free-climbing 230-metre London tower

French ‘spiderman’ Alain Robert was arrested on Thursday after he free-climbed a 230-metre office tower in central London, adding to his portfolio of unaided ascents of many of the world's tallest buildings.

24 bodies wash up as Rohingyas flee

24 bodies wash up as Rohingyas flee

Bangladeshi border guards have recovered two dozen bodies from the country’s shore in the last two days, as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims make desperate attempts to flee the worst violence involving the Myanmar minority in at least five years.