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EU finalises biometrics contract for Entry/Exit System

Idemia and Sopra Steria have been awarded a framework contract to deliver the new shared Biometric Matching System (sBMS) to serve the identification needs...

Italy reopens for travel despite criticism

After three months of total lockdown and no tourists in sight, Italy has opened its borders to tourists from the Schengen Area and the...

Germany lifts travel warning for 31 European countries

Germany has decided to lift its travel warning for 31 European countries as part of a normalisation process after the coronavirus outbreak. Heiko Maas, Minister...

Zimbabwe gets Hybrid(TM) notes with RollingStar

The Central Bank of Zimbabwe has revealed that the new ZWD 10 and ZWD 20 are printed on Hybrid(TM) composite substrate by Louisenthal. The key...

Croatian ID to comply with EU order

Croatia is fast-tracking amendments to its government’s Law on Identification Cards to make the credential compliant with the European Union’s directives requiring fingerprint and...

Sri Lanka plans to launch digital ID

Sri Lanka is reportedly planning to launch a biometrics-backed digital identity card to support digital access to a range of government services. Daily News reports...

Zim dollars likely printed by Giesecke & Devrient

Zimbabwe has received 60,000 kg in freshly printed higher denomination banknotes. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) said the ZWD 10 and ZWD 20 banknotes...

‘Biggest changes’ to British visa system discussed

Boris Johnson has opened the path to what he called one of the “biggest changes” to the British visa system. The Guardian reports the British...

LIVE BLOG: Several DMVs reopen offices

TSA security checkpoints will accept expired IDs The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reports that travellers with a state driver’s licence that expired beginning on 1...

Hungary ends non-EEA Schengen entry ban

Hungary has reportedly become the first member of the European Union to abolish the Schengen entry ban for nationals not belonging to the European...