Munich boosting Oktoberfest security after terrorist attacks

World Aug 18, 2016

Munich boosting Oktoberfest security after terrorist attacks

Organizers of the world's biggest beer festival, Munich's Oktoberfest, have raised security after Islamist attacks in Germany last month, including banning rucksacks, introducing security checks at all entrances and erecting fencing. Drawing some 6 million tourists, the Oktoberfest is a major highlight of the year ...

National Nov 28, 2013

Kishida to make Japan's case on air defense dispute in Germany

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida plans to visit Germany to speak at a security conference in Munich from late January, government sources said Wednesday, a move aimed at airing Japan's concern over China's establishment of an air defense zone over parts of the East China ...