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"with its 838 meters high, the building will become the highest in the world, surpassing the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai."
"with its 838 meters high, the building will become the highest in the world, surpassing the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai."
Gabriel Grésillon

CHANGSHA – Is it a stroke of genius or a gigantic bluff? The Chinese conglomerate Broad Group announced on July 20 that it had started preliminary work on the construction of the “Sky City” tower near the central Chinese city of Changsha. This is a project with exceptional dimensions: with its 838 meters (2,750 ft.) in height, the building will become the tallest in the world, surpassing the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai.

Even more breathtaking, Broad Group promises to finish the construction of “Sky City” in just 10 months, with completion slated for April. The Dubai tower was built over five years.

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Firefighters work to put out the fire in a mall hit by a Russian missile strike

Shaun Lavelle, Anna Akage and Emma Albright

Officials fear the death toll will continue to climb after two Russian missiles hit the Armstor shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kramenchuk. According to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, more than 1,000 people were inside the mall Monday at the time of the attack.

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For the moment, the death toll is at 18 with 36 people missing and at least 59 injured, reported a regional official on Tuesday. The search and rescue operations continue under the rubble.

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