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Greek MEPs, Hoteliers Up in Arms Over More Airport Checks

Greek MEPs and hoteliers recently expressed concerns over the tight security screenings imposed on travelers from Greece at German airports.

Security Seminar for Tighter Document Inspections Held at Athens Airport

The Athens Airport Police Authority recently held a workshop on travel document inspection and forged documents identification.

Germany Says Security Checks to Continue, Greece Must Do its Part

Passengers traveling from Greece to Germany will continue to be subject to tight security checks within the airports’ Schengen arrivals area.

Greece, Germany, EU to Meet Over Strict Airport Controls

The issue of passengers from Greece being subject to rigid security checks at German airports will be discussed between EU, Germany and Greece authorities.

Trump Calls for Harsher Measures After Deadly NY Truck Attack

US President Donald Trump has responded with a call for increased security after a terror attack in Lower Manhattan on October 31.

US-Turkey Ties in Jeopardy Amid Diplomatic Spat, Tourism on Hold

The United States and Turkey are playing power games as both countries have suspended visa services, amid a volatile period in view of growing terrorism threats.

Major Airlines Cut Travel Links with Qatar Amid Diplomatic Row

Several airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have announced the suspension of all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday, June 6, until further notice.

Greece Decries Deadly Manchester Strike, ISIS Claims Responsibility

Greece has condemned a deadly terrorist attack that took place on the night of Monday, May 22, at the Manchester Arena in the UK.

Greece Condemns Deadly Paris Attack

“Democracy cannot be intimidated,” the Greek foreign ministry said in a message to the French people condemning the terror attack on Thursday, April 20.

World Leaders Unite, Condemn UK Attack

World leaders have come together after Wednesday's fatal attack outside Parliament in London, expressing their solidarity and concern.

Christmas Marred by Terror after Berlin, Ankara Strikes

Less than a week before Christmas, and alarm is on red yet again across Europe after two terror strikes on Monday, in Ankara and Berlin left dozens injured or dead, including the Russian ambassador to Turkey.

Commission Action Plan to Tackle Travel Document Fraud

In efforts to stem terrorism and organized crime and improve border protection and migration management, the European Commission has announced a new action plan aimed at enhancing the security of travel documents.

Ansbach Blast, Munich Shooting Raise Fears in Germany

A bomb attack last night in the town of Ansbach, by a 27-year-old Syrian denied asylum left at least 12 wounded and comes after a mass killing last Friday in Munich, by an 18-year-old, which left nine dead and dozens injured, raising alarm in Germany, in view of the growing...

TUI Boss to Address UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit on Safe and Seamless Travel

Fritz Joussen, the new chief executive at travel giant TUI Group, will make the opening address at the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market London 2016.

EgyptAir Skyjack Ends at Cyprus Airport, Culprit Surrenders

The seven-hour highjacking incident on EgyptAir Flight MS181 has come to an end at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus, after the perpetrator surrendered to authorities early on Tuesday, following negotiations. No one on board was hurt.

Brussels Attacks Spur Travel Alerts, Peak Security Globally

Tuesday’s fatal bombings in Brussels have spurred the immediate response of airport authorities across the globe and prompted travel advisories from several countries.

Dozens Dead in Brussels Bombings, Police Boost Patrols Across Europe

Police and terror squads are stepping up controls at major tourist destinations across Europe, including Athens, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, following the deadly terrorist attacks on Tuesday at Brussels international...

Ankara, Berlin Bombings Trouble Tourism Industry

A bomb explosion Tuesday morning in central Berlin, which killed a man in his car, and the Sunday night blast in Ankara leaving at least 37 dead and 125 wounded, has raised concerns in the tourism industry that violence may become a major hindrance to travel.

Greece May Risk Losing Visa-free Travel Rights to US

Greece is among five European countries that may have to face being ousted from the US visa waiver program if it doesn’t deal with the “crucial loopholes” in its security system, news magazine Politico reported on Thursday.

EU vs Greece, Italy, Croatia over Failed Refugee Registration

The EU said it is taking legal action against three member states for failing to register the thousands of migrants entering Europe through their borders.
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