Planning for Japan's new magnetic levitation train hits snag

Planning for Japan's new magnetic levitation train hits snag

Japan wants to usher in a new era of high-speed public transport with magnetic levitation, or maglev, trains, but the billion-dollar mammoth project for the first Tokyo-Nagoya line ...

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag

The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the remaining civilians from its last enclave in eastern Syria ...