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EU nears anti-terror deal on sharing air passenger data

Parliament is expected to grant final approval for scheme within two weeks

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Greece has come under heavy fire from some member states for failing to secure its external borders, but Mr Asselborn denied it could be expelled from Schengen.

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THE European Union (EU) is nearing the end of a five-year struggle for a deal on sharing the names of airline passengers to help trace returning jihadists, after pressure from member states in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Interior ministers from the 28 EU nations have