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US restricts visas for employees of Huawei

Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, announced visa restrictions on employees of Chinese technology companies, including Huawei. The US "will impose visa restrictions on certain...

Turkey ends visa restrictions for six European countries

Turkey has lifted visa restrictions for six European countries. This has been announced by Hami Aksoy from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Starting from 2 March,...
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New Croatian ID gets face, fingerprints on chip

Croatia will launch electronic ID cards with facial and fingerprint biometric data stored on a secure chip next year, Vecernji List reports. Fingerprints from both...
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Uzbekistan extends visa-free regime with Japan

Uzbekistan has implemented a 90-day visa-free regime for Japanese citizens. Local news agency Trend reports the rule took effect on 1 March. According to Uzbekistan’s Ministry...
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Norway-Russia border might be closed until 2021

Norway might extend its border closure with Russia until 1 January 2021 due to COVID-19. Schengen Visa Info reports the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and...


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What e-skimming is all about

Introduction With the explosive advancements that have taken place in wireless technology, there is no longer the need to visit the old-fashioned brick and mortar...