Showing posts with label security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label security. Show all posts

Friday, May 4, 2018

Twitter urges 330 million users after ‘internal glitch’

An internal “bug” left millions of Twitter passwords potentially exposed for months in a plain text file, the company revealed, as it urged hundreds of millions of users to change their passwords as a precaution.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries
The United States has announced plans to lift its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017

German Police Step Up Presence at Christmas Markets After Potsdam Bomb Alarm

German Police Step Up Presence at Christmas Markets
 The incident triggered a mass evacuation and raised concerns over possible terror attacks in the country.
German police are increasing their presence at Christmas markets following a bomb alarm on Friday when a suspicious package was found in Potsdam's downtown neighborhood, Deutsche Welle reported.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Hamas Criticizes PA for Resumption of Security Cooperation with Israel

israeli palestinian security cooperation
A Hamas spokesman criticized the Palestinian Authority (PA) for resumption of security cooperation with the Israeli regime, saying it would endanger Palestinian unity.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Chinese tourists mugged, attacked in Paris

The Chinese embassy in Paris on Saturday urged Chinese tourists to raise vigilance and take precautions following the mugging and attack on Chinese nationals.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan : US watchdog

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan
The Taliban has increased the amount of territory it has influence in or controls in Afghanistan in the past six months, a US watchdog agency said on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

European Parliament votes to strengthen EU border security

EU border security
New measures to strengthen security at the European Union (EU)'s external borders and speed-up entry and exit checks have been given the green light Wednesday by the European Parliament during its plenary session in Strasbourg.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Aussie airport workers to face stricter security tests

Workers at Australia's airports
Workers at Australia's airports, including baggage handlers, aircraft engineers and caterers, will face tougher security screenings before commencing their work, in a crackdown the government said will better protect airports from 21st-century security threats.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Germany resumes expulsions of failed asylum seekers to war-torn Afghanistan

war-torn Afghanistan
Eight Afghans expelled from Germany arrived in Kabul on Wednesday as Berlin resumed deportations of rejected asylum seekers from the war-torn country months after suspending the process when a huge truck bomb hit the Afghan capital.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Canada sharing information with US on all US citizens entering Canada

US citizens entering Canada
Canada Border Services Agency has already begun sharing information with the U.S. Homeland Security department on all U.S. citizens entering Canada each day, according to Canada Broadcasting Corporation Thursday.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Two NGOs refuse to sign Italy's "code of conduct" for migrant rescues

migrant rescues
Two humanitarian groups refused to sign a so-called code of conduct for maritime search-and-rescue NGOs drawn up by the Italian government, and this could have "consequences for the security of their vessels", the Italian Interior Ministry said Monday.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Police disrupt plot in Australia to 'bring down plane'

Sydney Airport
Police disrupted a "terrorist plot" to bring down a plane and arrested four men on Saturday in raids on homes in several Sydney suburbs, the prime minister said on Sunday.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Germany to introduce border controls for G20 Summit

German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere announced a plan to introduce controls at German borders during the upcoming G20 summit, German newspaper Die Welt reported Wednesday.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Des mesures de vigilance pour les fêtes de Pâques

Les fêtes de Pâques, sommet du calendrier chrétien avec des milliers de messes et offices dans toute la France ce week-end, font comme l'an passé l'objet de mesures de vigilance, sur fond de menace jihadiste persistante et à quelques jours de l'élection présidentielle.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

UK Airports, Nuclear Power Plants Put on Terror Alert

The terror group Daesh may be plotting attacks in the United Kingdom, targeting the country's airports and nuclear power plants, British intelligence services revealed.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

France's Hollande strikes back at Trump over Paris remarks

In response to unfavorable comments over Paris, French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned his American counterpart Donald Trump over showing "defiance towards an allied country."

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Deport migrants to camps outside EU, Hungarian PM says

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that migrants who have entered the EU illegally should be deported to camps outside the bloc, such as on an island, or on the north African coast.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Nice triathlon event cancelled amid security concerns

The Nice-Cote d'Azur triathlon scheduled for October 1 and 2 has been cancelled amid security concerns, the French Triathlon Federation announced on Tuesday.