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Thousands Flee Devastating Floods in Southwest Libya

The U.N. refugee agency reports heavy flooding has devastated whole neighborhoods in the city of Ghat in south-west Libya forcing thousands of people to flee for their lives.The U.N. refugee agency reports heavy flooding has forced more than 2,500 peop…

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Health Alert: Kigali (Rwanda), Ebola in the DRC

Location: RwandaEvent: On August 1, 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in North Kivu province. Since then, more than 1,900 confirmed and probable cases have been reported i…

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Zimbabwe Businesses Drop Local Currency for US Dollars

As Zimbabwe’s economy struggles and the country faces scarce fuel supplies, some businesses are refusing to accept the ever-weakening local currency, insisting on doing business in U.S. dollars.One reason is that the local currency, known as bond notes…

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250 Ethiopian Migrants Detained in Yemen Fly Home

GENEVA The International Organization for Migration reports two flights carrying an estimated 250 Ethiopian migrants are expected to depart Yemen Saturday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of a larger ongoing repatriation operation.The UN migration …

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Demonstration Alert: Johannesburg (South Africa), Sandton Protest on May 31

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg, South Africa (May 31, 2019)Location: Discovery Group Building; 1 Discovery Place; Sandhurst, SandtonEvent: The National Health Care Providers Association (NHCPA) is planning to demonstrate o…

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Security Alert: Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Disruptions and Evacuation at Toncontin International Airport

Honduras, Toncontin International Airport, TegucigalpaEvent: As of 12:30 PM, demonstrations outside Toncontin International Airport have closed the roads leading into the airport and led to the evacuation of travelers to the military base, located acr…

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SAPound o Tome & Principe 2019 Crime & Safety Report

The current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory at the date of this report’s publication assesses SAPound o Tome & Principe at Level 1, indicating travelers should exercise normal precautions.Overall Crime and Safety SituationThe U.S. Embassy in L…

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Security Alert: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Events on May 27

0947: Roadblocks in area of Juvenat in Petionville.1112: Demonstration in Canape Vert towards Petionville.1212: Demonstration in Canape Vert heading toward Petionville.1407: Demonstration with rocks being thrown at Champ de Mars on Impasse Ambroise.140…

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