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US News New train connections to the North Sea and the Alps

12:11  03 july  2020
12:11  03 july  2020 Source:   ksta.de

The Korean War (1950-1953), an unfinished conflict

 The Korean War (1950-1953), an unfinished conflict © Provided by Le Point In addition to opposing forces from the North and the South, the Korean War involved the Communist and Western allies of both sides: on the side of the Soviet and Chinese forces, on the other a coalition led by the United States under a banner of the United Nations. The AFP retraces the key moments of a conflict that broke out on June 25, 1950. Arms fell silent three years later thanks to an armistice, but no peace treaty has yet come to technically put end of war.

Eurostar runs direct day trains to the French Alps on Saturdays between December-April and direct night trains on Fridays from January-April. Our generous luggage allowance means you can take your skis or snowboard, as well as two suitcases at no extra charge. Trains leave from St Pancras

Climb aboard the Glacier Express train for a 10-day journey through the Swiss Alps . Climb aboard Switzerland’s legendary trains to experience some of the most spectacular scenery in the Swiss Alps , from the twisted peak of the Matterhorn to the breathtaking vistas of the Bernina Pass.

Holidaymakers in Germany are given additional options for their train journey to the North Sea and the Alps. An additional ICE connection and a new offer from the private provider RDC connect the popular destinations.

Der «Alpen-Sylt-Nachtexpress» des Anbieters RDC verbindet Westerland auf Sylt mit Salzburg in Österreich. © Photo: Michael Magulski / RDC / dpa-tmn The "Alpen-Sylt-Nachtexpress" from the provider RDC connects Westerland on Sylt with Salzburg in Austria.

The ICE links Munich with Emden and Norddeich Mole. It runs on Fridays to Sundays via Augsburg, Würzburg, Paderborn, Kassel and Münster. In Norddeich there are connections to ferries to Borkum, Juist and Norderney. In East Friesland, trains in the opposite direction start every Saturday to Monday in the late morning.

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 North Korea: Against all expectations, Kim Jong-un suspends military action plans against the South This is unexpected news after several days of rising tensions between the two countries © STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP Kim Jong-un, all smiles. Everything happens. ACCALMIA - This is unexpected news after several days of rising tensions between the two countries North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has suspended plans of military action against South Korea , announced North Korean media on Wednesday unexpected news after several days of mounting tensions on the peninsula.

The new Gotthard Base Tunnel. The Alps in Switzerland, from the Matterhorn to the Eiger The first train to pass through the tunnel on its official opening day will not be filled with dignitaries but Some 2,400 workers, many from Germany, constructed this new rail link between the North Sea and the

The Alps are something of an unusual case in that several significant groups of mountains are separated from the The divide then briefly turns north to the Col de la Soigne, and then north -east along the crest of the Mont Blanc water can flow to the Atlantic, the Mediterranean or the Black Sea .

On Thursdays and Saturdays the new one from the provider RDC runs, which connects Westerland on Sylt with Salzburg in Austria. In the south-north direction with departures in Salzburg, the train is also on Fridays and Sundays. According to its own statements, RDC uses so-called couchette couchettes, which the company bought from the Deutsche Bahn stock. There are

stops en route in Niebüll, Husum, Hamburg, Frankfurt / Main, Nuremberg and Munich. The connection is initially planned until November 2. "In this special travel summer, we only offer tickets for entire compartments," said a spokeswoman. Because of the protection against infection, “no way” wanted six strangers to be together in a compartment for hours.

After finding weapons: Investigations against six suspects .
After searching ten properties in Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Lüneburg public prosecutor's office is investigating six suspects for violations of the weapons law. © Photo: Philipp Schulze / dpa The Lüneburg public prosecutor's office is investigating a total of six suspects.

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