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US President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement. North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday.
Some 30,000 people pour through the doors of Notre Dame de Paris every day to marvel at what's considered a stunning example of French Gothic architecture. But centuries of wind, rain and pollution have taken a heavy toll on the 850-year-old dame and bits are quite simply falling off. RFI went to have a look and find out about the extensive renovation work in the pipeline - providing 100 million-plus euros can be raised.
Notre Dame cathedral reaches across Atlantic for help