EU trains

Reviews | Should America Invest More in Amtrak?

For the publisher: Re “Who needs Amtrak?” Not Wyoming ”, by Steven Rattner (Sunday Review, July 4): Who Needs Amtrak? I do. I need it to avoid the hassle of flying and to get to my destination without jet lag and with a relatively small carbon footprint. I saw the …

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Belarusian potash workers call for tougher EU sanctions

The EU will have to strike harder against Belarus’ biggest company, potash maker Belaruskali, to influence the regime, its workers said. “The current sanctions do little to harm BelarusKali’s ability to work in the EU,” the strike committee of the Belarusian company, which manufactures potash, a fertilizer component, told EUobserver …

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The 7 most luxurious train journeys in the world

There’s not much I like better than getting on a train to a prime destination, even better if there are some amazing stops along the way and a lot of pampering on board. With train travel, it’s both the journey and the destination that matters. In the routes listed below, …

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The Williams-Shapps plan: looking to the future

On May 20 of this year, the Williams-Shapps plan for rail and the announcement of Great British Railways – a plan to transform British railways by setting priorities, changes and new transport solutions – took location. The plan aims to ensure that UK rail is the backbone of a cleaner …

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Pride walkers revel across Europe

ROME – Police in riot gear blocked streets on Saturday to thwart gay pride protesters in Istanbul, as thousands cheerfully flocked to Paris and elsewhere in Europe after the pandemic deprivations – although setbacks against LGBTQ rights have tempered some of the celebratory air. Authorities have banned Istanbul Pride events …

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Launch of the ACAMS chapter in Eurasia with the aim of reducing

Chicago, June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As part of ongoing efforts to protect Eurasia’s banking and business sectors, ACAMS, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), launched the Eurasia Chapter of ACAMS to serve compliance professionals in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Ukraine. …

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