The Parthenon temple after a rainstorm in Athens on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Lightning strikes Acropolis in Greece, injuring four but leaving site intact

  • Impact shattered glass windows in two nearby guard booths
  • Two guards inside and two visitors were taken to hospital with slight cuts
Topic |   Greece

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The Parthenon temple after a rainstorm in Athens on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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A hole is seen in the dome inside the damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Photo: AP

Craftsmen built Notre Dame, now it’s up to hi-tech robots and Chinese drones to save it. How will they pull it off?

  • Some of the technology to be used to restore the cathedral has already been on display including China-made drones equipped with HD cameras
  • The rebuilding effort is likely to draw upon expertise gleaned from disasters like the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan and the Brazilian National Museum fire
Topic |   France

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A hole is seen in the dome inside the damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Photo: AP
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