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  • Replica of General Lafayette’s ship arrives in US

    YORKTOWN: A replica of a French frigate that in 1780 transported General Lafayette to America to rally US rebels battling for independence arrived to great fanfare on Friday in the Virginia town where British forces eventually surrendered...

    The replica of the Hermione, which took almost two decades to build, left the Ile d’Aix on France’s western coast on April 18 and retraced the 6,000-kilometre journey across the Atlantic...

  • Replica of French general’s historic US independence ship sails again

    LA ROCHELLE: A replica of the 18th century ship that took a French general on his voyage to become a hero of the American war of independence was to set sail again on Saturday, cheered off by thousands of well-wishers and President Francois Hollande...

    The new replica took 17 years to construct, mobilising hundreds of craftspeople from around the world...

  • Controversial replica of old palace opens in China

    BEIJING: A full size replica of parts of Beijing’s nationally sensitive Old Summer Palace has opened 1,000 kilometres away from China’s capital, state media reported on Monday, despite managers of the original threatening legal action...

    The first stage of the sprawling 400 hectare (1,000 acre) replica in the eastern province of Zhejiang opened its doors to tourists on Sunday despite being plagued by a “never-ending debate”, the...

  • Burning replica to mark Great Fire of London anniversary

    LONDON: A giant replica of 17th-century London will be set ablaze in the city this weekend to mark the 350th anniversary of the devastating Great Fire of London...

    The London’s Burning programme of events commemorating the disaster culminates in Sunday’s torching of a 120-metre-long wooden replica of old London — moored in the River Thames to prevent the fire from spreading again...

  • GPS replica of Weasley clock

    A Harry Potter fan constructed a working replica of the clock that the Weasley family members used to track each others’ locations...

    He used a gutted broken clock that he purchased from an antique store as the base and had a friend illustrate the new face of the clock, which featured locations such as on the way, home, work, holiday, forest and mortal peril...

  • Replica of French frigate arrives in New York

    NEW YORK: A replica of a majestic 18th century tall ship that brought French General Lafayette to America arrived in New York on Wednesday to take part in July 4 Independence Day festivities...

    The Hermione replica, which took almost two decades to build, left from France’s western coast on April 18 and retraced the 3,700-mile journey across the Atlantic...

  • Indian Nobel laureate relieved after peace medal replica found

    India's 2014 Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has expressed his relief and gratitude to police for recovering a replica of his prize medal that was stolen last week from his home in the capital New Delhi...

    Police confirmed that they had recovered the replica and other items from Satyarthi's home, and arrested three brothers suspected of carrying out the burglary...

  • Replica of General Lafayette’s ship returns to France

    BREST: A replica of the French frigate that transported General Lafayette to America in 1780 to rally US rebels battling for independence arrived back in France on Monday after a four-month Atlantic voyage...

    It took almost two decades and $32 million to build the exact replica of the 1,200-tonne, three-masted ship, using only 18th century shipbuilding techniques...

  • Hard grind in store for Pakistan

    His fifth Test century against Pakistan, and 29th overall, was indeed a timely one for his team which — trailing 0-1 in the series — are desperate to redeem themselves to turn things around...

    Pakistan despite the irresponsive wicket did bowl well to keep the batsmen in defensive mode for long periods with Yasir Shah well in the hunt for wickets, but without much luck...

  • WFP builds humanitarian response facility to store medicines, food items in Jalozai

    Also read: UN humanitarian response facility in LahoreAccording to WFP Pakistan Representative Lola Castro here on Sunday, this is the fifth HRF in the country...

    The WFP, the government of Pakistan and international donors have been working together since 2013 to establish a network of humanitarian hubs in eight strategic locations across the country, as part of broader emergency preparedness activities...

  • Disney opens its first store in China

    SHANGHAI: Disney opened its first Chinese store on Wednesday, before the launch of its first mainland theme park, as it seeks to sell Mickey Mouse and friends to the Asian giant’s middle classes...

    The 860 square-metre store opened in Shanghai, where the park — initially due to open this year but put back until next spring — is under construction...

  • US plans to store heavy arms in Baltics, E. Europe

    WASHINGTON: The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday...

    “We will pre-position significant equipment,” the official said, commenting on a New York Times report that the Pentagon was poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles...

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