Missing London girl used sister's passport

23 February 2015

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

23 February 2015

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

11 February 2015

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

7 February 2015

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

6 February 2015

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

31 January 2015

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

31 January 2015

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

29 January 2015

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

26 January 2015

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

25 January 2015

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...