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US Senator Bernie Sanders. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 16, 2019, 08.44 AM (IST)

Notre Dame fire 'under control, partially extinguished': Firefighters

A massive fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral is "under control", Paris fire brigade confirmed on Tuesday.

A huge fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, but firefighters managed to save the shell of the stone structure and its two main bell towers from collapse.

Ecuador says hit by 40 million cyber attacks since Julian Assange arrest

Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum.

Socialist Bernie Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status

Self-described Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, the 2020 presidential candidate who has long assailed America's growing income inequality, released 10 years of tax returns Monday that confirm his newfound status as a millionaire.

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases rose 300 per cent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the UN said Monday, as concern grows over the impact of anti-vaccination stigma.

Game Of Thrones: Record 17.4 million tune in to watch the first episode of the final season

Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of television`s 'Game of Thrones' - a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said on Monday.