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Germany: 32-story AfE Tower comes down in Europe’s largest controlled demolition

February 5, 2014

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Germany: 32-story AfE Tower comes down in Europe’s largest controlled demolition The largest controlled demolition in Europe’s history took place in Frankfurt, Germany Sky News Tens of thousands of spectators have turned up to watch the demolition of a 116-metre (380-ft) skyscraper in Frankfurt. The former university tower AfE came down in seconds in the […]

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Winter Olympics: Sochi ‘Ready’ despite final scramble

February 5, 2014

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Winter Olympics: Sochi ‘Ready’ despite final scramble By Matthew Bodner The Moscow Times As the Olympic Torch arrived in Sochi on Wednesday and President Vladimir Putin personally presided over the raising of the Russian flag in the Olympic Village, the Internet was abuzz with tales of construction blunders and the popular Twitter hashtag “#Sochiproblems.” No […]

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