International

Another Indian Diplomat Faces Pat-Down Search in US

Posted by on December 13, 2010 at 9:55 pm

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations Hardeep Puri was forced to go through a ‘pat-down’ search at Huston Airport on November 13.

Critics of ramped-up security wonder where it will end

Posted by on December 10, 2010 at 1:14 pm

A traveller cannot refuse to answer a custom officer’s questions. Security personnel don’t require any reasonable ground to root through bags.

Mom outraged over pat-down investigation

Posted by on December 5, 2010 at 9:34 pm

The mother of a young girl who had a full body search in public view at the Sudbury [Canada] airport has accused investigators of sweeping the matter under the rug.

UK airport liquid ban to be phased out from April

Posted by on December 5, 2010 at 9:11 am

Air passengers will be able to carry liquids in their hand luggage again after the Government announced it would phase out the ban by 2013.

Teen subjected to public airport pat-down

Posted by on November 23, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Christine McCann feels she allowed her shy 15-year-old daughter to be violated when she was forced to publicly have a full body pat-down at a Sudbury, Ont., airport.

Canadian airport, port workers soon may have to take it all off

Posted by on November 21, 2010 at 12:14 pm

Canada’s border guards could soon get new powers to strip search EMPLOYEES in airport and ports across Canada in a bid to crack down on the smuggling of illegal drugs, such as marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine.

Fake bomb aboard German passenger jet ‘was made by U.S. firm to test airport security’

Posted by on November 20, 2010 at 5:38 am

A German government minister has today revealed that a fake bomb found on an Air Berlin flight in Namibia was manufactured in the U.S. to test airport security.