The market for high speed trains is growing fast – thanks to high demand in emerging economies like India. But a bigger market also means growing competition. Even industry leaders such as German high tech giant Siemens must step it up a notch.
China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record.
The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030.
Some 500 passengers were evacuated from a high-speed train at the Frankfurt South train station after German police received a bomb threat. After searching the ICE train, authorities later gave the all-clear.
Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland.
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