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Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Aug 8, 2018

Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport

Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday following a lapse in security in which a French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said. After the alarm had been raised, the ...

Tokyo tightening waterfront security ahead of Olympics

Aug 7, 2018

Tokyo tightening waterfront security ahead of Olympics

Tokyo police will beef up security in waterfront areas to guard against terrorist attacks from the sea during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Events for the Tokyo Games are scheduled to take place at 43 venues in nine prefectures, and 14 of them, as ...

Jul 24, 2018

Seoul considers reducing troops along border zone with North Korea

South Korea is considering withdrawing some troops from its border zone with North Korea as a confidence-building measure after their landmark summit, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said it would withdraw some soldiers and equipment at guard posts inside the Demilitarized Zone on ...

After shinkansen stabbing, Japan bans unpacked knives on trains

Jul 21, 2018

After shinkansen stabbing, Japan bans unpacked knives on trains

Passengers will be prohibited from carrying unpacked knives on trains as part of new security measures sparked by last month's attack in a bullet train, the transport ministry said. The measures, announced Friday, allow station staff and conductors to forcibly evict passengers found carrying knives ...

Trump looks to ban China Mobile from U.S. market over security concerns

Jul 3, 2018

Trump looks to ban China Mobile from U.S. market over security concerns

The Trump administration moved against letting China Mobile Ltd. enter the U.S. telecommunications market, saying the government-owned company would pose national security risks. The Federal Communications Commission should deny China Mobile's application, submitted in 2011, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration said in a filing ...