20 Jun 2017

Tesla driver in fatal ‘Autopilot’ crash got numerous warnings: U.S. government

“A man killed in a crash last year while using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite repeated automated warnings not to do so, a U.S. government report said on Monday” Source: Tesla driver in

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08 Jun 2017

Geneva airport staff receive training to spot signs of radicalization

“Security personnel at Geneva airport have been taking a new course to help them spot the signs of radicalization among their colleagues, according to media reports.” Source: Geneva airport staff receive training to spot signs of radicalization – The Local

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07 Jun 2017

Panicked Australians jump from plane after bomb scare

“Passengers leaped to the tarmac at a regional Australian airport, and at least one person has been arrested in an apparent bomb hoax. The panic apparently started with a single word scrawled on a sick bag.” Source: Panicked Australians jump from plane after bomb scare | News | DW |

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01 Jun 2017

Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks

“The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for U.S. visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years.” Source: Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks | Reuters

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31 May 2017

DHS: No European laptop ban for now

“The U.S. opted Tuesday not to ban laptops from the cabins of planes flying to the United States from Europe — although the Trump administration later said such a move remains ‘on the table’ as it examines intelligence about terrorist threats.” Source: DHS: No European laptop ban for now –

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25 May 2017

Gunmen Kidnap Chinese Nationals in SW Pakistan

“Gunmen have kidnapped two Chinese citizens in southwestern Pakistan, where Beijing is investing billions of dollars to help build a trade route linking the two countries.” Source: Gunmen Kidnap Chinese Nationals in SW Pakistan

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12 May 2017

EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

“EU ministers today approved measures that will allow Ukrainian citizens to travel to the EU for 90 days in any 180-day period without a visa.” Source: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians – POLITICO

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10 May 2017

Migrants storm border fence from Morocco into Spain

“At least 100 African migrants stormed over a high double fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Tuesday in a violent assault that left three police officers injured, officials said.” Source: Migrants storm border fence from Morocco into Spain | News24

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03 May 2017

Morocco Closes Ceuta Border as Protests Grow

“Moroccan authorities have closed the border crossing at Ceuta, amid growing demonstrations on the Moroccan side by residents of Fnideq and staple goods porters.” Source: Morocco Closes Ceuta Border as Protests Grow

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02 May 2017

U.S. Renews Travel Alert For Europe, Citing Attacks In France, Russia, U.K.

“The U.S. State Department issued a travel alert for Europe on May 1, saying U.S. citizens should be aware of a continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout the continent.” Source: U.S. Renews Travel Alert For Europe, Citing Attacks In France, Russia, U.K.

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