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Letters: The Trudeaus are not Canada's first political dynasty
Justin Trudeau is one fast actor — it took him only one day as prime minister-designate to prove the Conservatives' attack adds he is not ready to be PM were spot on. His panicky, unstudied, rush to cancel Canada's combat mission against ISIL is dead …
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Desperate Afghans flock to Kabul passport office for ticket out of war-torn nation
As Afghanistan continues to be plagued by conflict and economic uncertainty, there has been a rush for passport applications by those now determined to secure a future in another part of the world. According to officials, Afghans' applications for …
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Passport rush: Smooth sailing at National Indoor Sports Centre
It has been smooth sailing for officials from the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency and members of the public, who gathered at the National Indoor Sports Centre to renew passports ahead of a fee increase next week. When The Gleaner/ Power 106 …
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Latest Regional Passport Agency News

Why There Hasnt Been Another Benghazi
Miller had served in war zones before and, in February 1995, Miller and his partner Jeff Riner—two DSS agents assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan—captured Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. …. The DSS …
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Passport office issues advisory for timely renewal
Vijay Shanker Pandey, regional passport officer, said, "All we want is that no one loses the opportunity due to procedural formalities of renewal of the passport. The advisory is to inform people so that they could get proceedings completed within time …
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'Tony Blair is to blame' as one in five new Europeans now has a UK passport

'Tony Blair is to blame' as one in five new Europeans now has a UK passport
Some 207,500 of them had successfully applied for UK passports – the most since records began in 1962. Eight per cent were nationals of other EU states, mostly eastern Europeans. Only three per cent of UK citizenship applications were refused in 2013, …
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Need a passport? Process just got faster, easier
Within a year, the passport issuance process at the Pune passport office has seen a complete turnaround. From a complex process which evoked anxiety among passport aspirants, the process has now become much quicker and almost seamless. This was …
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Pakistani woman crosses over to Punjab without passport, held
Fauzia alias Chanda Khan, who claimed to be 27, had boarded Samjhauta Express from Wagah station in Pakistan, reached Attari and then again boarded the train to Delhi. She was de-boarded at Jalandhar station around 10 pm Thursday when she could …
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ROC nationals need two IDs to enter UN Geneva office: MOFA
Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) After protesting a denial of entry last month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has received a positive response from the United Nations that any Republic of China national can visit the U.N.'s office in Geneva with two …
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Judge orders return of Yemeni immigrant's passport
However, U.S. Magistrate Jacqueline Corley ruled Tuesday that the statement from Omar appeared to be coerced and that the agency had produced no other evidence of any fraud. “The statement was made after he had been detained at the Embassy for …
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Bernie Blew It: He Sold Out Instead of Confronting Clinton
Sanders remains proud of his opposition to the Patriot Act–still supported by Clinton–which authorized mass surveillance by the National Security Agency. So why didn't he point out the hypocrisy of a Cabinet member not trusting the … And she again …
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Latest Us Government Passport News

Fine Arts Committee Meeting, Friday, November 6
One of the following valid IDs will be required for admittance: any U.S. driver's license with photo, a passport, or a U.S. government agency ID. Attendees should expect to remain in the meeting for the entire session. The public may take part in the …
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Where the roots of war still run deep
In the 10 weeks since the latest round of violence broke out, more than 120 members of Turkey's security forces have been killed, as well as — by the government's account — more than 350 Kurdish militants. Last week, a bomb at a pro-Kurdish …
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Smiley faces come to federal government customer service
In August, Feedback.usa.gov was launched at the 27 in-person customer service centers run by the State Department for rush passport applications and renewals and 14 centers run by the Social Security Administration for applying for Social Security …
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J&K separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's passport suspended

J&K separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's passport suspended
… a short-term passport for nine months in July this year after the government rejected his half-hearted application a month earlier saying his application was incomplete. A few days ago, Geelani's spokesman had acknowledged his travel plans to the …
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ForMin wants ambassadors to attend Zeman's meetings abroad
Prague plans to appoint 34 new ambassadors next year, Zaoralek said, adding that he wants the process to be smooth, unlike in the past, when disputes over ambassadors were underway between Zeman and the previous government. "When I took … He was …
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Latest Passport Renewal News

Why is renewing a child's passport so difficult?
Crammed into the instant photo booth in Tesco with our 10-year-old daughter, Phoebe, we ensured that her face was within the marked oval shape. We ordered her not to raise her eyebrows or smile. We swept her hair off her face and ears and instructed …
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Appointments Being Taken for Philippine Consulate Outreach this Weekend
The outreach, hosted by the County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division, will provide on-island services for Philippine Passport Renewal, Dual Citizenship and Authentication. Priority will be given to those with …
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Qamea, Fiji: paradise + misadventure
We were given information on where he could get an emergency passport renewal in under 24 hours and assured we would be on the next flight out of LAX the following night. #After eating room service in silence in the airport's Westin hotel, we concluded …
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Extension Of The AIFM Passport To Non-EU AIFMs And Non-EU AIFs

Extension Of The AIFM Passport To Non-EU AIFMs And Non-EU AIFs
On 30 July 2015, ESMA issued its awaited advice on the application of the passport to non-EU AIFMs and non-EU AIFs (the Advice) and its opinion on the functioning of the passport and of the NPPRs. … of the passport should be assessed, namely …
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News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 pm CDT
Those include a Wisconsin driver's license or state ID card, a U.S. passport, military ID card, college IDs meeting certain requirements, naturalization certificates or IDs issued by a Wisconsin-based American Indian tribe. Assistant Attorney General …
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News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 am CDT
Those include a Wisconsin driver's license or state ID card, a U.S. passport, military ID card, college IDs meeting certain requirements, naturalization certificates or IDs issued by a Wisconsin-based American Indian tribe. Assistant Attorney General …
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Charitable act five years ago allowed former Seahawk Dion Bailey to debut with
Bailey, a strong safety who lost his job with the Seattle Seahawks when Kam Chancellor ended his much-publicized holdout, was claimed off waivers by the Jets early last week — hence, an urgent scramble to find his passport. “I'm not the kind of guy …
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This map perfectly displays the diversity of London
"London is the only place where such a map could be really possible, except possibly New York." Yanko Tihov … Mr Tihov said friends of many nationalities who live in London had helped to provide the passport covers used in the artwork. There is a …
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Passport fair sees hundreds as many prepare for possible changes to travel in
Children must be accompanied by both of their parents. New Hampshire, Minnesota and New York are the three other states listed as non-compliant. The next passport fair is scheduled for Oct. 3 at the New Orleans Passport Office and at the Carrollton …
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