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Jul 20

UN approves more transparent procedures for people and entities to get off its sanctions lists

Article content UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved more transparent procedures Friday for the hundreds of individuals, companies and other entities who are subject to U.N. sanctions and want to get off the blacklists. The resolution, co-sponsored by Malta and the United States, also authorizes the establishment of a new […]
Jul 18

North Korea plans to launch major tourism site next year though it still blocks foreign tourists

Article content SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited a major tourism site being constructed on the country’s eastern coast and discussed steps to open the zone by next year, state media reported Thursday, though the country still blocks visits by most foreign tourists. The Wonsan-Kalma zone is one of […]
Jul 15

Germany shuts one of its busiest rail routes for 5 months, launching drive to improve reliability

Article content BERLIN (AP) — One of the busiest railway lines in Germany, the 70-kilometer (45-mile) stretch between Frankfurt and Mannheim, is closing for five months starting Monday as the country launches an effort to get its notoriously disruption-prone network into shape. State-owned railway operator Deutsche Bahn is closing the route until Dec. 14 and […]
Jul 14

The first Titanic voyage in 14 years is happening in the wake of submersible tragedy. Hopes are high

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN PMN Business Author of the article: The Associated Press Patrick Whittle Published Jul 14, 2024  •  Last updated 3 hours ago  •  3 minute read Article content PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The company that owns the salvage rights to the Titanic is undertaking its first expedition to the ship’s wreckage in years, […]