Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Apr 5, 2017

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia on Wednesday probed the potential motives of the alleged bomber behind a blast in the St. Petersburg metro that killed 14 people, as the grieving city mourned its dead. Investigators have identified the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, believed to be a Russian ...

Search resumes for Nazi gold train that might not even exist

Aug 17, 2016

Search resumes for Nazi gold train that might not even exist

arsaw Explorers in Poland began digging Tuesday for a legendary Nazi train said to be laden with treasure and armaments. They’re not dissuaded by decades of fruitless searches, a scientific determination that no train is there and warnings by historians that such a train ...

Apr 19, 2016

Tokyo man confesses to ripping down train hand straps

A Tokyo company employee who said he flew into bouts of “rail rage” due to overcrowded trains and has confessed to ripping down hand straps has been arrested on suspicion of destruction of property, police said Tuesday. Michio Matsumuru, 63, of Adachi Ward, was ...

Popular Cassiopeia sleeper train makes final regular service run

Mar 21, 2016

Popular Cassiopeia sleeper train makes final regular service run

East Japan Railway Co.’s flagship Cassiopeia sleeper train completed its last return journey from Sapporo to Tokyo on Monday morning, marking the end of an era. Cassiopeia will now disappear from the rail operator’s timetable after the 17-hour trip wrapped up at JR Ueno ...