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More than 10 people have died so far as a result of riots in Chile.

A world on fire: Here are all the major protests happening around the globe right now

Despite each demonstration stemming from different issues, many have common threads: citizens want to express their discontent with their governments.
People attend a logo presentation ceremony for Paris 2024 Olympic Games at the Grand Rex cinema in Paris on October 21, 2019.

The newly unveiled logo for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris has an optical illusion with 3 different images — can you see them all?

The logo contains shows an Olympic flame, a gold medal, and Marianne — the symbol of the French Republic.
Prince Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte has married Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg in a lavish ceremony in France.

One of Napoleon’s heirs just married an Austrian countess, who is descended from Napoleon’s second wife. Check out the lavish reception in...

Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon, married Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg, who happens to be descended from Napoleon's second wife.
Arnault became the world's third centibillionaire, a person worth $100 billion or more, in June 2019.

Bernard Arnault made $5.1 billion in the past 3 days. French billionaires have made more money this year than their counterparts in any other country,...

Three of France's wealthiest citizens have made their fortunes from luxury goods, a sector that's booming due to Chinese demand.
The mushroom cloud from Ivy Mike rises above the Pacific Ocean over Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, during the world's first test of a full scale thermonuclear device, on November 1, 1952.

These are the 9 nuclear-armed countries and the 31 allies they’ve vowed to defend

There are about 13,885 nuclear weapons in the world. Here's an overview of the world's nuclear states and their arsenal.
The painting "Christ Mocked", a long-lost masterpiece by Florentine Renaissance artist Cimabue is displayed in Paris

A long-lost painting believed to be worth $6.5 million was found in a random woman’s kitchen in France

A long-lost painting from the Florentine artist Cimabue was discovered in a French woman's kitchen.

An F-16 fighter pilot is stuck dangling from a live electricity line after a crash in France

The Belgian Air Force tweeted: "One of our F16's crashed near Lorient in France. The pilots left the plane using their ejectable seats."

Iran could take advantage of Trump’s wishy-washy response to the Saudi oil field attacks

Whether he's offering peace or leveling threats, Trump's inconsistency on Iran gives US allies and Tehran myriad reasons to doubt his words.
The steeple and spire of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

Toxic fallout from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire may have exposed 6,000 children to unsafe levels of lead

In April, Notre Dame caught fire. The blaze spread unsafe levels of lead dust across central Paris, and French authorities haven't alerted the public.
Australia was ranked among the top 10 best countries for tourists in 2019.

The 25 best countries for tourists in 2019, ranked

The World Economic Forum ranked the best countries for tourists in 2019 based on metrics like business environment, safety, and price competitiveness.