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Denmark To Reimpose Border Controls ‘Within The Schengen Rules’

New rightwing government confirms ‘checks in the border areas’ to combat illegal immigration and smuggling, that will not violate free travel agreement.   Denmark plans to reimpose border controls while sticking to the rules of the EU’s open-border Schengen agreement, the country’s new foreign minister told his German counterpart on Tuesday. “We will suggest something […]

Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière wants to introduce rules forcing airlines to ask all passengers for identification when travelling within the Schengen free-movement zone.   “After the [Germanwings flight 4U9525] crash we checked all the passengers and crew to see if they were known to us as dangerous – because we wanted to know if […]

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Open Letter to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany-Nairobi Dear Mr Ambassador and employees of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nairobi-Kenya. My sister Ms Silvia Kagendo Njeru born on 20.12.1963 has been to your Embassy several times in an attempt to apply for a Visa to visit Germany. She started the process […]

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Germany and France are considering a so-called Schengen routing system in which as much online data would be kept in Europe as possible. But would it really limit surveillance – or just line the pockets of EU companies? In Germany and beyond, revelations about the extent of the NSA’s data collection have damaged ties with […]

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Access to travel documents to one of Kenya’s top trading partners is set to ease as 27 European countries plan to introduce a biometric visa application system for Kenyans and other east Africans. The new Visa Information System (VIS) which goes live on June 6 will only affect Schengen New Technology for Kenyans travelling to […]

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