Missing London girl used sister's passport

February 23, 2015 2:29 pm

LONDON — One of the three teenage girls who are believed to be trying to travel into Syria to join the Islamic State flew to Turkey using her older sister's passport, the BBC reported Monday. Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Amira Abase,...

Passport mixup leaves woman in the lurch while traveling

February 23, 2015 2:29 pm

KATY, TX (KTRK) -- A Katy woman was planning on spending three weeks with her elderly mother in the Philippines. But passport problems cut the trip short. In January, Elizabeth Lacap went to the Philippines to see her mother. "She is going to b...

UK investigating how passenger landed in UK without passport

February 11, 2015 2:30 pm

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office is investigating how a passenger was allowed to board a flight from Spain to Britain without a passport. Officials said Wednesday the passenger was questioned by Border Force agents at Liverpool John Lennon Airp...

Trafficking in ‘lost’ passports seems to flourish

February 7, 2015 2:30 pm

Czech passports are popular with Iranians and Syrians, offered for sale in Italy. Prague, Feb 7 (ČTK) — The foreigner police registered 105 cases of the forgery or illegal changing of Czech passports in the past three years and found out that many...

Legal secretary used dead child's details in fraudulent passport application

February 6, 2015 2:31 pm

A highly-regarded legal secretary used the details of a dead child in a fraudulent bid to obtain a passport, a court heard. Melanie Carter, 33, a single parent of two children and carer of her father, was told she had thrown away her good reputati...

PIA engineer reaches Saudi Arabia without passport

January 31, 2015 2:32 pm

JEDDAH: As Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has made habit of being in media for negative news, the PIA engineer uphold his institution bad name as the engineer reached Saudi Arabia without passport resulted into his arrest, Express News reported...

Passport: students exempt from producing original certificates

January 31, 2015 2:31 pm

The Ministry of External Affairs has waived the requirement for producing original certificates by student applicants while applying for passports, according to the Regional Passport Office. In a press release issued here, S.Lingasamy, Passport Of...

New Zealand Passports Highly Valuable Among Terrorists And Criminals

January 29, 2015 2:32 pm

Terrorists and criminals can exploit New Zealand passports to avoid detection if they cross international borders. A security expert believes a Kiwi passport is highly valuable in the black market and is reportedly worth $10,000 each. According to...

Filipina flies to Incheon without passport, ticket

January 26, 2015 2:33 pm

Fact is indeed stranger than fiction. Leah Castro Reginio, reportedly in her late 30’s and a native of Antique, managed to travel to Incheon, South Korea on Thursday without a passport and a plane ticket. How Reginio managed to evade elaborate ...

Migrant apologises for using somebody else's passport

January 25, 2015 2:33 pm

Hussein Hassan, a 26-year-old Eritrean, was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence today after admitting in court to having attempted to travel to Switzerland using somebody else’s passport. He apologized and said he was trying to travel in or...