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E-device Ban on US-Bound Flights Easing Off

A US ban prohibiting any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on inbound flights from 10 Middle East and North Africa airports appears to be easing off.

No More Laptops, Tablets on Some UK, US Flights

The US and UK have announced the prohibition of any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on flights from the Middle East and North Africa.

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.

U.S. Begins Changes to Visa Waiver Program Entry Requirements

The United States on Thursday began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015. Citizens of the 38 countries in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must now obtain a visa if they have visited Iran, Iraq, Sudan and...

Paris Attacks Prompt US to Tighten Visa Waiver Scheme

The United States announced that it plans to step up security by tightening its current visa waiver program, in the aftermath of the the November 13 Paris attacks.

US on Alert, Tightens Visa Waiver Program Rules

Nationals from 38 countries traveling to the United States under the current visa waiver program will now have to show e-passports containing biometric information such as fingerprinting.