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U.S. shoots down Iranian aircraft amid rising tensions in Persian Gulf

With American-Iranian relations being tense, U.S. President Donald Trump stated that an American naval ship had downed an Iranian drone that threatened the ship in the Arabian Sea.

France to restore Notre Dame for 850 million euros

France's Parliament has passed a law to restore the damaged roof of Notre Dame Cathedral, after a fire brought down its spire in April. The works would cost 850 million euros and could end in a modernised design of the spire of the medieval building.

Deadly plane crash in Sweden could take year to be solved

After Sweden’s leisure plane crash that took the lives of nine people over the weekend, authorities could take a year to determine the cause of the tragedy.

Italian volcano eruption has taken life of one person

In Italy a volcano eruption has taken place leaving one person dead and others frightened as it released lava and a cloud of ashes.

Cleaning up Mt. Everest: 11 tonnes of waste and 4 bodies found

In a special expedition organized by the Nepalese government four unidentified bodies were found and more than 11 tonnes of waste was collected from Mount Everest.

Grab your binoculars and watch out for Jupiter and its moons

«Look up!» is the slogan the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) used to announce a grand event event. On 10 June, Jupiter – the largest planet in the Solar System – will be clearly visible from Earth, CBS News reports.

Captain arrested over Budapest ship collision as search for victims continues

Hungarian authorities have arrested the captain of the tourist ship that sunk in Danube river with 33 people on board, while divers searched for the victims.

«Last chance» to pass Brexit deal met with skepticism in British parliament

In the United Kingdom, the latest offer by British Prime Minister Theresa May to pass the country’s withdrawal deal with the European Union has been criticised by influential groups in the British parliament.

Poland fights child abuse with prison sentences up to 30 years

Polish legislators have extended prison terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum 30 years. The Catholic country’s child abuse scandals have been underscored by a new documentary on such crimes by Polish priests.

Video: The bridge, where trucks just keep crushing into

As mysterious as it is, in the U.S., there is a train bridge that is famous for damaging high delivery trucks that keep being driven under it despite warnings of low clearance.