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Fast and furious, on tracks: World's fastest bullet trains

Apr 22, 2015

Fast and furious, on tracks: World's fastest bullet trains

A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 kilometers per hour (374 miles per hour) on an experimental track in Yamanashi Tuesday, setting a new world record for speed. Here's a look at some other speedy trains of the world. #ImagesOfTheDay #Bullet Trains #Japanese Maglev #Shanghai Maglev #Harmony CRH380A #AGV #Siemens Velaro
Emperor of Japan prays at WWII battleground on Pacific island

Apr 09, 2015

Emperor of Japan prays at WWII battleground on Pacific island

The emperor of Japan visited a remote Pacific island Thursday to pray for thousands of Japanese and American soldiers who died during the World War II battle of Peleliu. #Japan #NewsTracker #japanese #Emperor #soldiers #WWII #World War 2 #American #Pacific islands
After celebrating 117th birthday, world's oldest person dies of heart failure

Apr 02, 2015

After celebrating 117th birthday, world's oldest person dies of heart failure

The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died on Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday. #Life #NewsTracker #Guinness World Records #World's oldest person #Misao Okawan #Japanese woman
Tunisia's premier fires six police commanders after museum attack

Mar 23, 2015

Tunisia's premier fires six police commanders after museum attack

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid fired six police commanders on Monday, including the head of tourist security, after a militant attack on the national museum last week in which 20 foreign visitors were killed. The premier's office spokesman, Mofdi Mssedi, said the six also included an intelligence brigade chief, the Tunis district police chief, the traffic police commander, a Bardo Museum security chief and a commander for the capital's Sidi Bachir district. "Prime Minister Habib Essid visited the Bardo Museum yesterday and took note of several security failures there," Mssedi said #facebook #United States #India #Technology #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico #japanese