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Argentina sees UFO sightings as threat to air security

Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010, 13:12

Argentina`s Air Force has received many reports of UFO sightings by pilots.

Body scan boycott would be mistake: TSA chief

Last Updated: Monday, November 22, 2010, 23:41

With one of the year`s busiest traveling days fast approaching, the Obama administration`s top transportation security official on Monday urged passengers angry over safety procedures not to boycott airport body scans.

Govts tighten air security after Yemen plot

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 14:56

Govts in West have tightened aviation security after Yemen parcel bomb plot was foiled in Britain.

Britain, Germany tighten air security after bomb plot

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 10:44

Britain and Germany have tightened air security measures amid growing fears about the safety of cargo.

Oz air security system susceptible to terror attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, February 28, 2010, 16:28

Aircraft and iconic public places in Australia are vulnerable to terror attacks, security experts have warned.

Obama orders up more air security, intelligence sharing

Last Updated: Friday, January 08, 2010, 18:08

Hundreds of law enforcement officers are being trained as federal air marshals to ramp up security as the Obama administration tries to prevent a repeat of the near-catastrophic attempt to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day.

Take us out of terror blacklist, Nigeria tells US

Last Updated: Friday, January 08, 2010, 15:42

Nigeria has given an ultimatum of one week to the US asking it to remove the country`s name from the list of terrorism-sponsoring nations.

Yemen tightens security around embassies, airport

Last Updated: Monday, January 04, 2010, 16:41

Security has been ratcheted up around the airport and foreign embassies in Sana’a, Yemeni officials said on Monday, amid fears of strikes by an al Qaeda branch linked to a botched attack on a US airliner.

IATA for minimal use of pat-down searches for air security

Last Updated: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 13:43

With the US issuing tougher rules for air security, the IATA on Thursday said it supports improved technology to devise long-term solutions and recommended minimal use of measures like pat-down searches.

Nigerian charged with trying to blow up US plane

Last Updated: Sunday, December 27, 2009, 23:06

US investigators on Sunday tried to piece together terrorism connections of a Nigerian man who has been charged with attempting to blow up a US jetliner after reportedly confessing that he had been trained by al Qaeda in Yemen.