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SOUTH AFRICA - 6/28/2017 - PROTEST - Springfield - A group of protesters from shack dwellings near Springfield on Wed Jun 28 petrol bombed trucks, including a municipal truck, at the Umgeni Interchange near N2. Details   

POLAND - 6/28/2017 - BOMB THREAT - Mogilno - A bomb threat has sparked an evacuation on a train travelling from Warsaw to Berlin, at Mogilno station in western Poland. Nearby buildings were also evacuated. Details   

NIGERIA - 6/28/2017 - TERRORISM - Maiduguri - Five suicide bombers, two males and three females, were killed in Maiduguri by the premature detonation of explosives strapped on them. Details   

SAUDI ARABIA - 6/28/2017 - TERRORISM - Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Saudi Arabia. Opportunistic attacks on Saudi or western targets are also possible.UK FCO Details   

ISRAEL THE WEST BANK AND GAZA - 6/28/2017 - SECURITY - Jerusalem - Jerusalem District Border Guard Police caught an Arab woman carrying a knife near the Tomb of the Biblical matriarch Rachel, on the S outskirts of Jerusalem. Details   

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Current Security Travel Alerts as of Thursday, June 29, 2017  1:21:55 AM

AFGHANISTAN - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/26/2017SECURITY - Ghani Khel - A suicide bomber was shot dead by the security forces on June 25 before he manages to carry out an attack on the provincial officials in Ghani Khel, Nangarhar. Details
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Chasht - Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpoint near Salma dam in Chasht district in Herat province. Details
6/24/2017COMBAT - Jaghatu - At least six militants including a member of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in an airstrike on Jaghatoo district in central Maidan Wardak province. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Lashkar Gah - A car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah on June 22. At least 20 people killed and more than 50 wounded - civilians, and members of the police and army Details
6/21/2017BOMBING - Kabul - One person was wounded on June 21 when a magnetic bomb planted in a vehicle went off in Kabul. No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility. Details
6/20/2017TERRORISM - Jalalabad - An explosion took place in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on June 20. Four people dead including a judge. Several wounded Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Paktia - Five Afghan police officers were killed and 18 people were wounded in a Taliban attack June 18 on a major base in the eastern province of Paktia. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Helmand - At least 20 militants have been killed as result of the airstrikes carried out by the Afghan and US forces in the southern Afghan Helmand province last week. Details
6/15/2017SECURITY - The Afghan military claimed to have killed 76 militants in a major counter-terrorism drive across the country during the past 24 hours. Details
6/15/2017BOMBING - Kabul - Suspected bomber tried to enter Al Zahra mosque but was blocked by police,setting off a gun battle,then took refuge in kitchen before detonating bomb killing 3 Details
6/14/2017SECURITY - Helmand - A suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint run by rival insurgents in Afghanistans southern Helmand province on June 14, killing nine of them. Details
ALGERIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/21/2017SECURITY - Advised against travel to remote areas of Algeria due to the threat of terrorist attacks and kidnapping. US GOVT Details
AUSTRALIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/16/2017AIRPORT - Bankstown Airport, NSW - Amid heightened fears of terrorism, business operators and staff at Bankstown Airport are worried as there is no on-site security at the airport after 9 pm. Details
AZERBAIJAN - Country Risk Level - High
6/26/2017TERRORISM - Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Azerbaijan. Attacks could be indiscriminate and against civilian targets. UK FCO Details
BAHRAIN - Country Risk Level - High
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Bahrain. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners. UK FCO Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Diraz - A blast in the home village of a Shiite Muslim spiritual leader in Bahrain has killed one member of the security services and wounded two others on June 18. Details
BELGIUM - Country Risk Level - High
6/26/2017TERRORISM - Brussels - Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Belgium. Attacks could happen anywhere, including on public transport and transport hubs. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Antwerp - Law enforcement in Antwerp, Belgiums second-largest city, monitor 557 potential Islamist and 189 people who are really dangerous. Details
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Terrorists may be planning further attacks in Belgium. An attack could occur at any time. AU DFAT Details
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Belgium tightens security even more on Wednesday to counter fears that lone attackers could strike anywhere and at any time. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Brussels - UPDATE: Central Station in Brussels re-opened at 8 am June 21. The current terror alert level is at three on a scale of four. Details
6/20/2017BOMBING - Brussels - UPDATE - Belgian police have neutralized a person reportedly wearing an explosive belt at Brussels Central Station. Incident under control. Details
6/20/2017EXPLOSION - Brussels - The main square and central rail station in Brussels have been evacuated after reports of a blast. Fire in the nearby Central Station. Rail traffic suspended. Details
BURUNDI - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/15/2017BOMBING - Bujumbura - One person was killed and 9 wounded when a grenade was thrown and exploded among a group of people who were having a beer near the bus station in Musaga. Details
CAMEROON - Country Risk Level - High
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Kolofata - A double suicide attack killed six civilians in Kolofata, in Cameroons restive Far North, which is regularly hit by Nigeria-based Boko Haram extremists Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Limani - Two civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in Limani, Cameroons restive Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram jihadists. Details
COLOMBIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/24/2017TERRORISM - El Espinal - UPDATE: Eight people were arrested in the central city of El Espinal on suspicion of being involved in the explosion of a homemade bomb at a shopping mall. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Bogota - UPDATE: Streets surrounding the commercial building are now closed.Follow the advice of the local security authorities.Avoid the area, exercise extreme caution. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Bogota - An IED exploded in the Andino Shopping Centre in Bogota. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of the local security authorities. UK FCO. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Bogota - At least one death and 11 injuries reported in the Centro Andino Mall explosion in the Zona Rosa neighborhood. Suspected terrorist attack. Evacuation underway. Details
COTE D IVOIRE - Country Risk Level - High
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting a reduced threat. UK FCO Details
DENMARK - Country Risk Level - High
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Denmark has assessed that the terror threat in the country remains significant. Remain vigilant in public places. AU DFAT Details
EGYPT - Country Risk Level - High
6/24/2017TERRORISM - A total of six terrorists were detained, who planned to conduct attacks on Christian churches in Egypt during Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Details
6/23/2017SHOOTING - 6th Of October City - Police have killed one of the leaders of militant group Hasm, designated a terrorist organisation, in 6 October city during a shootout. Details
6/21/2017BOMBING - Sinai - The Egyptian Air Forces launched on June 19 an air strike that targeted a gathering of leading figures from the ISIS-affiliated group Sinai Province in N. Sinai Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Cairo - An Egyptian policeman was killed and others were injured after a roadside IED went off near the Cairo suburb of Maadi. Details
6/14/2017SECURITY - Egyptian authorities have increased security against potential terror attacks in response to the countrys decision to break off ties with Qatar. Details
FINLAND - Country Risk Level - Low
6/14/2017TERRORISM - The Finnish Security Intelligence Service raised its threat level, saying it had become aware of more serious terrorism-related projects and plans in Finland. Details
GERMANY - Country Risk Level - High
6/28/2017SECURITY - Dusseldorf - Elite counter-terrorism officers will be among a deployment of 23,000 police ensuring safety at the Tour de France, which begins in Dusseldorf on July 1. Details
6/18/2017BOMB THREAT - Stuttgart Airport - Stuttgart Airport suspended all flights on June 18 over an imminent bomb threat. Two passengers arrested, a suspect package found on a Varna-bound flight. Details
6/16/2017BOMB THREAT - Hannover - 15,000 residents in the city of Hannover had to evacuate their homes on June 16 after a 250 kilogramme WW II-era bomb was found during construction work. Details
6/15/2017PROTEST - Cologne - Thousands of Muslims are set to protest extremism in Cologne on Saturday, June 17. At least 10,000 people expected to attend. Details
INDIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/24/2017SECURITY - Pantha Chowk - UPDATE - Two terrorists are still holed up inside the building of the Delhi Public School in Panta Chowk, Sringar and counter-terror operations are underway. Details
6/24/2017SECURITY - Pantha Chowk - UPDATE - Two terrorists are still holed up inside the building of the Delhi Public School in Panta Chowk, Sringar and counter-terror operations are underway. Details
6/24/2017SECURITY - Vale Of Kashmir - Amid the escalated unrest and terror attacks in the Valley, telecom companies directed to reduce 3G/4G data services to 2G speed with immediate effect. Details
6/23/2017SECURITY - Punjab - Border towns of Pathankot and Gurdaspur in Punjab have been put on high alert after intelligence inputs said some militants have infiltrated into Punjab. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Pulwama - Security forces gunned down three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists in an encounter that lasted for over six hours in Pulwama district of South Kashmir. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Hajam, Kashmir - Clashes erupted in Hajin area of north Kashmirs Bandipora district on June 21 after forces cordoned off the Hajam mohalla searching for terrorists. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Sopore, Kashmir - Two terrorists were gunned down on June 21 in an encounter with the security personnel in Sopore district. The area has been cordoned off. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - The Delhi police has issued an advisory to its counterparts across the country to step up security in the wake of an IB warning on terror attacks. Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Bijbehara - Militants today opened fire on an army convoy on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Bijbehara area.Traffic movement on the highway was affected following the attack. Details
6/17/2017SECURITY - Pulwama - A civilian was injured in firing by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmirs Pulwama district. No additional details released. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Bagdam, Kashmir - Terrorists on June 17 attacked a convoy of Central Reserve Police Force in central Kashmirs Budgam district. No CRPF personnel was injured in the attack. Details
6/16/2017SECURITY - Achabal - 5 policemen, including a Station House Officer, were martyred after terrorists attacked a police party in Achabal town in Jammu and Kashmirs Anantnag district. Details
6/15/2017BOMBING - Jammu And Kashmir - On June 15 the Pakistan Army pounded forward posts, civilians areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri district with mortar bombs violating ceasefire twice. Details
6/15/2017SHOOTING - Srinagar - 2 policemen injured when terrorists on June 15 fired on a police patrol party at Jammu and Kashmirs Srinagar. Details
INDONESIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Medan - An Indonesian police officer was stabbed and later died of his wounds in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the city of Medan. Details
IRAN - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Iran arrested a group linked to ISIL that intended to carry out terror operations on religious cities and seized explosive and suicide attack equipment. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Qasr-e-qand - The ringleader of a terrorist group has been killed in clashes with Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Forces in Qasr-e-qand, Sistan-and-Baluchestan. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting an increase in threat. UK FCO Details
IRAQ - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Al Shirqat - Three Islamic State members died when a booby trap they were preparing in Salahuddin province exploded. Details
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Al Dulab - Two suicide bombers were killed before blowing themselves up at a weeding ceremony in al-Doulab, Hit, west of Anbar. Details
6/26/2017TERRORISM - Musayib - One security member and a civilian were killed and an officer was wounded in two attempted and fatal suicide bombings in Babil province. Details
6/26/2017BOMBING - Diyala Governorate - An Islamic State suicide bombers belt exploded prematurely, accidently killing the militant and 12 other comrades in Diyala. Details
6/26/2017SECURITY - Mosul - ISIL fighters launched counterattacks in Mosul, setting off clashes overnight Jun 26.They set fire to houses,cars in Tanak which was declared ISIL free in May. Details
6/25/2017COMBAT - Mosul - Iraqs armed forces blocked a major wave of attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers outside the Old City of Mosul, in Hay al-Tanak neighborhood. Details
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Qa Im - Number of the IS leaders were either killed or wounded, when a suicide bomber belonging to the group blew up himself amid their meeting in Qaim District. Details
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Hawija - The Islamic State militants slaughtered seven civilians in Hawija District after Islams Eid al-Fitr prayer. Details
6/25/2017COMBAT - Rawa - The Iraqi air force bombed an ISIL workshop used for making explosives in the town of Rawah in Western al-Anbar, killing 30 terrorists. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Mosul - Suicide bombers have killed at least three people June 23 while attacking a shopping district of east Mosul that was retaken from the ISIL a few months ago. Details
6/23/2017BOMBING - Mosul - A suicide bomber blew himself up on June 23 among civilians fleeing Mosuls Old City. At least 12 people killed and more than 20 wounded. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Anbar - One Iraqi soldier and eight civilians were killed when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up west of Anbar, on June 23. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Baghdad - Two persons were killed, while four others were wounded as a booby-trapped vehicle exploded in west of Baghdad. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Baghdad - One paramilitary fighter was killed and two others were wounded when an explosive device went off in Hour al-Basha, in southern Baghdad. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Baqubah - A suicide bomber was killed by police troops as he attempted to approach a gathering of people in Qurret Tabah village, northeast of Baqubah in Diyala province. Details
6/19/2017BOMBING - Mosul - 1 Iraqi journalist was killed and 3 French reporters wounded after mine exploded in Mosul, where they were covering advance by Iraqi forces against IS militants Details
6/18/2017COMBAT - Mosul - UPDATE: Iraqi armed forces have entered the Old City of Iraqs Mosul on June 18 as part of the liberation operation the city from Daesh militants. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Baghdad - Four persons were wounded in a bomb blast near a store that sells construction materials in Khan Dari region in Abu Ghraib district, western Baghdad. Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - The Iraqi army and Sunni tribal fighters have dislodged ISIS from the al-Waleed border crossing into Syria June 17. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Baqubah - A militant was killed when a bomb he was trying to plant in a country road in Diyala, northeast of Baqubah exploded. Details
6/16/2017SECURITY - Samarra, Saladin Province - Iraqi security forces killed five suicide bombers on Friday while trying to infiltrate the city of Samarra in Iraqs northern central province of Salahudin. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Baghdad - A civilian was killed and three others were wounded on Friday, June 16 when a bomb blast rocked an area north of Baghdad. Details
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Laylan - Kirkuk security, Asayesh arrested five terrorists in two raids, in the town of Laylan who were involved in a string of terrorist acts in Kirkuk. Details
6/14/2017COMBAT - Mosul - An Iraqi army warplane wrongly killed a police member and wounded six others when it bombed a house in al-Jadida district in western Mosul. Details
IRELAND - Country Risk Level - Medium
6/27/2017BOMB THREAT - Dublin - The suspicious package was found at Ashington Avenue off the Navan Road at 10.30am June 27. Officers are on the scene and the Army Bomb Squad has been requested Details
ISRAEL THE WEST BANK AND GAZA - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/28/2017SECURITY - Jerusalem - Jerusalem District Border Guard Police caught an Arab woman carrying a knife near the Tomb of the Biblical matriarch Rachel, on the S outskirts of Jerusalem. Details
6/24/2017BOMBING - UPDATE - Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Jun 24, destroying 2 tanks, in response to more than10 projectiles that landed in its territory. Details
6/18/2017OTHER - Ashdod - In Ashdod, on June 18, thousands attended the funeral of Israeli Border Police officer who died from injuries sustained during a Palestinian terror attack. Details
KENYA - Country Risk Level - High
6/27/2017BOMBING - Mararani - Eight people were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya between Mararani and Kiunga, just a handful of kilometres from the border. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Wajir - Four Kenya Defence Forces officers were injured when their vehicle ran over a home-made bomb in Gerille, Wajir County. Police to intensify patrols in the area. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Nairobi - More than 80 people have been arrested in an anti-terror operation in Eastleigh, including 15 foreigners. Details
6/16/2017BOMBING - Mandera - Four people died in Mandera after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device. 11 other passengers were injured. No additional details. Details
LEBANON - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Beirut - Lebanon arrested a Lebanese member of the terrorist Islamic State group who was plotting to carry out a suicide bombing in the country. Details
MALAYSIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Sandakan - Two people suspected of terror links with Islamic State were arrested near Masjid Jamek As-Sheikh Hasabollah in Sandakan town, in the east coast of Sabah. Details
6/14/2017SECURITY - Authorities are taking all necessary steps to prevent terror attacks during the month of Ramadan, a time militants believe they will receive more blessings. Details
MALI - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Bamako - UPDATE-Unidentified gunmen killed 4 guests at a Mali luxury resort popular with Western expatriates just outside the capital and 1 guest is missing. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Kangaba - Further terrorist attacks are possible. Be vigilant, keep a low profile and follow the advice of local authorities. UK FCO Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Bamako - UPDATE: Four suspected jihadists have been killed by security forces after they stormed the Kangaba resort crying Allahu Akbar and leaving two dead on June 18. Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Kangaba - There are reports of a security incident at the Le Campement Resort, Kangaba. Please avoid the area and follow the advice of local authorities. UK FCO Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Bamako - UPDATE: Two fatalities confirmed so far. French and Malian special forces are conducting a joint military operation. Approximately 20 hostages have been freed. Details
6/18/2017TERRORISM - Bamako - On June 18, gunmen attacked the Campement Kangaba, a tourist resort in Bamako, a popular destination for Western visitors. Holding an unknown number of hostages Details
6/17/2017TERRORISM - Timbuktu - Two soldiers were killed and others abducted Saturday after terrorists attacked a military base in northern Mali, some 80 kilometres from Timbuktu. Details
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Possible increased threat of attacks against Western diplomatic missions, places of worship and other locations in Bamako. AU DFAT Details
6/14/2017TERRORISM - Bamako - Advised of increased threat of attacks in Bamako. UK FCO Details
MAURITANIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting a reduced threat. UK FCO Details
MOROCCO - Country Risk Level - High
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Essaouira - Moroccos Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation dismantled a four-member terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State in Essaouira Details
MYANMAR - Country Risk Level - High
6/22/2017SECURITY - Rakhine - Myanmar security forces have killed three people in raids on reportedly terrorist training camps run by Rohingya Muslim militants in the north of Rakhine state Details
NEW ZEALAND - Country Risk Level - Low
6/16/2017BOMB THREAT - Dunedin - The bomb squad has exploded a suspicious package left on a building ledge in central Dunedin. 5 buildings and a Countdown supermarket evacuated as a precaution. Details
NIGER - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/22/2017SECURITY - Do not to travel to Niger overall, due to the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the unpredictable security environment. AU DFAT Details
NIGERIA - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Maiduguri - Five suicide bombers, two males and three females, were killed in Maiduguri by the premature detonation of explosives strapped on them. Details
6/26/2017TERRORISM - Maiduguri - UPDATE: 7 bomb attacks were carried out by suspected members of the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group in the NE city of Maiduguri. At least 16 people killed. Details
6/26/2017TERRORISM - Maiduguri, Borno - The University of Maiduguri was attacked by two suicide bombers on Eid-el-Fitr night. Two persons killed. Reportedly, there was suicide attack at Zannari also. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - The Department of State Services has arrested terrorist planning to attack Nigerians during the Sallah festive season in Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna and Maiduguri. Details
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Maiduguri - Two persons were killed, six wounded when suspected Boko Haram terrorists ambushed a convoy of 200 vehicles on the Maiduguri-Damboa Highway on June 20. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Maiduguri - At least eight persons were killed and about 30 others injured on June 18 when suicide bombers carried out multiple attacks at a crowded location in Maiduguri. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Travellers are reminded of the high threat of terrorism in Nigeria and increased terrorist threat during significant religious periods such as Ramadan. AU DFAT Details
PAKISTAN - Country Risk Level - High
6/25/2017EXPLOSION - Wana - Six children were reported dead in an explosion of toy bomb in Tehsil Sara Rogha while two minors are said to have been wounded. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Mardan - Counter Terrorism Department arrested three Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan terrorists during a raid in Mardan. 5 kilograms of explosives, 2 hand grenades recovered. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Peshawar - Two suspected terrorists killed in Peshawar in the Chamkani area of the city on June 24. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Parachinar - At least 10 people were killed and more than 60 injured in 2 suicide attacks near Akbar Khan hotel in the heart of Parachinar city in Kurram Agency. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Quetta - At least nine people were killed and 25 were injured after a truck blew up near Jinnah check post near the Inspector Generals office in Quetta early June 23. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Dera Ghazi Khan - A major terrorist activity foiled in DG Khan where Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted IBOs. During exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed. Details
6/16/2017SECURITY - Annual Youm e Ali celebration falls on June 17. Avoid large gatherings as this event has been targeted by terrorists in the past. UK FCO Details
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Multan - The Counter-Terrorism Department carried out an operation on intelligence report in Kali Pull area of Shujjabad near Multan and arrested 3 terrorists. Details
6/14/2017TERRORISM - Quetta - Three terrorists were gunned down by security forces at Qambrani Road in Quetta. Two key BLA commanders were also killed in an operation at Leela Quetta area. Details
PHILIPPINES - Country Risk Level - High
6/28/2017SECURITY - Advised against all travel to western and central Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago because of terrorist activity and clashes. UK FCO Details
6/27/2017SECURITY - Bureau of Immigration is implementing stricter inspection measures in all cross-border stations amid reports of the influx of foreign terrorists to Mindanao. Details
6/26/2017COMBAT - Marawi City - At least 8 bombs have been dropped by Philippine Air Force planes over an area where Maute group members are believed to be holed up. No casualties reported. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Mindanao - Terrorists aligned with ISIS may stage more bombings in Mindanao, President Duterte warned. He called for vigilance against possible retaliatory attacks. Details
6/20/2017SECURITY - Manila - Philippine police are checking reports that militants might be plotting bombs in Manila, but so far they have no confirmation of any plan. Details
6/18/2017SECURITY - Davao City - Eighty-five militiamen, members of the Civilian Active Auxiliary, will be deployed in Davao City to secure residents from terrorist attack. Details
6/16/2017MARITIME - Davao City - Authorities strengthened security monitoring on sea vessels sailing within the Davao Gulf which could be used as entry points by terrorists. Details
6/16/2017SECURITY - Cagayan De Oro - To prevent lawless elements from sneaking into Cagayan de Oro, authorities have adjusted the checkpoints to ensure that all vehicles pass security inspections. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Bongao - Two Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in a law enforcement operation in Tubig Tanah, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. Details
6/15/2017SECURITY - Marawi City - An Australian journalist has been wounded while covering the crisis in Marawi as fighting between govt forces and Daesh-linked militants entered their 24th day. Details
POLAND - Country Risk Level - Low
6/28/2017BOMB THREAT - Mogilno - A bomb threat has sparked an evacuation on a train travelling from Warsaw to Berlin, at Mogilno station in western Poland. Nearby buildings were also evacuated. Details
RUSSIAN FEDERATION - Country Risk Level - High
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Khasavyurt - Russian security forces have killed two suspected militants during a gun battle in the town of Khasavyurt in a volatile region of Russias North Caucasus. Details
SAUDI ARABIA - Country Risk Level - High
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Saudi Arabia. Opportunistic attacks on Saudi or western targets are also possible.UK FCO Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Mecca - Security forces in Saudi Arabia foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in Mecca, planned by 3 terrorist groups, 2 based in Mecca and the 3rd in Jeddah. Details
6/19/2017MARITIME - The Saudi Navy has thwarted an attempted terrorist attack when three boats rushed to the Marjan offshore oilfield in the Arabian Gulf, June 17. One boat seized. Details
SENEGAL - Country Risk Level - High
6/19/2017TERRORISM - Updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting a reduced threat. UK FCO Details
SOMALIA - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Mogadishu - At least one person was killed, and two others were wounded in a deadly roadside bomb blast in northern Mogadishu. Details
6/20/2017TERRORISM - Mogadishu - At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Mogadishu on June 20. Details
6/17/2017BOMBING - Jowhaar - The IED attack took place between Balad and Qalimow towns, targeting a convoy of Somali Federal security forces. No casualties reported. Details
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Mogadishu - UPDATE- Somali security forces ended the al-Shabab siege of a restaurant after battling the militants for almost 11 hours. 18 civilians were killed. Details
6/14/2017TERRORISM - Mogadishu - UPDATE: Gunmen are holding dozens of hostages inside a restaurant in Mogadishu June 14. At least nine killed, several wounded. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Details
6/14/2017SECURITY - Mogadishu - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a Pizza House restaurant in Mogadishu. Gunmen fought their way inside. Hostage situation. Details
SOUTH AFRICA - Country Risk Level - High
6/28/2017PROTEST - Springfield - A group of protesters from shack dwellings near Springfield on Wed Jun 28 petrol bombed trucks, including a municipal truck, at the Umgeni Interchange near N2. Details
6/22/2017PROTEST - Mamelodi - Houses were petrol-bombed in Mamelodi on Wednesday night during a protest over a damaged power transformer. Public order police deployed to the Mahube Valley. Details
6/17/2017FIRE - Knysna - Helicopters were deployed to waterbomb a blaze in the Groenvlei community, in Knysna in order to attended to several flare-ups on June 17. Details
SPAIN - Country Risk Level - High
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Palma - Spanish authorities have shut down a suspected ISIS terror cell on the resort island of Mallorca in a series of raids across Europe. Details
6/21/2017SECURITY - Madrid - Spanish police on June 21 arrested three Moroccan terror suspects, one of them an alleged member of the IS group and in an advanced stage of radicalization. Details
6/15/2017TERRORISM - Terrorists may seek to target European countries, including Spain, during the European summer. Exercise heightened caution in popular tourist locations. AU DFAT Details
SUDAN - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/14/2017TERRORISM - Reconsider your need to travel due to the possibility of violent civil unrest and the threat of terrorist attack. AU DFAT Details
SWITZERLAND - Country Risk Level - Medium
6/28/2017TERRORISM - Swiss police have arrested four people this month with suspected links to terror organisations like the ISIS group, fearing some posed an immediate danger. Details
SYRIA - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/27/2017BOMBING - Deir Ez-Zur - An airstrike targeting an IS-run jail in eastern Syria on June 26 killed at least 42 prisoners, along with 60 civilians. Its unclear who carried out the strike Details
6/26/2017COMBAT - Daraa - Tens of ISIL terrorists have been killed or wounded in a fresh round of clashes with the rival group of the Free Syrian Army in the Western countryside of Dara. Details
6/25/2017COMBAT - Deir Ez-Zur - The Syrian Army troops repelled several attacks of the ISIL on the pro-government forces positions in Deir Ezzur, killing tens of terrorists. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Ad Dana - Powerful blast shook the town of Al-Dana in northern Idlib when a car bomb went off inside a crowded marketplace. At least 10 people were killed. 60 injured. Details
6/23/2017COMBAT - Homs - The Syrian army units fended off attacks by the terrorists on several military locations from the direction of Jawalak-Power Station Sanisel in Northern Homs. Details
6/23/2017COMBAT - Aleppo - The Syrian army units repelled an attack by the terrorists on the governments military positions in Assan and Ain Assan in Southern Aleppo. Details
6/22/2017COMBAT - Ar Raqqah - 16 civilians were killed in bombardment by the International Coalition on areas in the center of al-Raqqa city. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Idlib - An improvised explosive device planted in a motorcycle exploded inside the rebel-held city of Idlib. The blast killed 5 militants and injured 10 others. Details
6/20/2017BOMBING - Daraa - At least eight raids were carried out by warplanes in the first hours of June 20 in Daraa Governorate ending the truce. No casualties reported until the moment. Details
6/18/2017BOMBING - Deir Ez-Zor Governorate - Iran fired missiles on June 18 into eastern Syria aiming at the bases of militant groups it holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week Details
6/16/2017COMBAT - Hama - The Syrian army soldiers repelled terrorists attacks on their positions in Hama province after hours of clashes, inflicting major losses on them. Details
6/15/2017BOMBING - Damascus - Air strikes hit rebel-held districts east of Damascus June 15 for the first time in weeks after shells landed in parts of the capital controlled by Syrian govt Details
TAJIKISTAN - Country Risk Level - High
6/16/2017TERRORISM - A range of terrorist organizations might seek to conduct attacks in the territory of Tajikistan. Exercise caution and avoid large public gatherings. US GOVT. Details
THAILAND - Country Risk Level - High
6/23/2017EXPLOSION - Su-ngai Kolok - A bomb explosion hit an army truck in Lubohsama village, Tambon Pasemas in Narathiwats Sungai Kolok district, injuring eight soldiers and two passers by. Details
6/19/2017SECURITY - Thung Yang Daeng, Pattani - Six troops were killed and four were injured when Muslim insurgents in Pattanis Thung Yang Daeng district detonated a roadside bomb to ambush them on June 19. Details
6/16/2017EXPLOSION - Bangkok - On 16 June, a bomb went off on Sukhumvit Road in front of the UNESCO office, injuring a female street cleaner. Police are investigating. Details
6/14/2017TERRORISM - Pattani - Two members of the security forces and a female student were injured in a bombing incident in Mukim Peng, Saiburi in Pattani, on June 14. Details
TURKEY - Country Risk Level - High
6/26/2017COMBAT - Semdinli - A Turkish soldier was killed in a terrorist mortar attack on Semdinli district in Turkeys southeastern province of Hakkari. Details
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Macka - Two Turkish soldiers were injured as result of an explosion during an anti-terrorist raid in the district of Macka in Turkeys northeastern province of Trabzon. Details
6/25/2017TERRORISM - Six suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party PKK were killed in the eastern provinces of Van and Erzincan on June 25. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Antakya - Turkish police have detained five people in the southern province of Hatay who entered Turkey from Syria and were planing to perpetrate terrorist attacks. Details
6/24/2017TERRORISM - Genc - A solider was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party PKK attack in the Genc district of the eastern province of Bingol on June 24. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Seyhan - Police have detained 9 suspects in an operation targeting ISIL militants in the Yeilyurt neighborhood of Adanas Seyhan district. Details
6/22/2017TERRORISM - Tunceli - Members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party have killed 23-year-old Turkish teacher, who they had abducted last week in the eastern province of Tunceli. Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Istanbul - Heightened security presence in the Mecidiyekoy district, especially in the vicinity of Sisli Agaoglu Sokak, in response to a possible terrorist threat.-US GOVT Details
6/16/2017TERRORISM - Istanbul - Travelers in Istanbul, Turkey should be aware of an ongoing police activity in the city in response to a possible terrorist threat. Caution advised. Details
UKRAINE - Country Risk Level - High
6/27/2017SECURITY - Kiev - A colonel for Ukraines military intelligence has been killed by a car bomb in Kiev on Tuesday, June 27. No more details at the moment. Details
6/18/2017BOMBING - Donetska - Pro-Russian military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 19 times on June 18, using banned 120mm mortars, mostly in the Mariupol sector. Details
6/16/2017BOMBING - Schastia - Luhanska thermal power plant in the war-torn Ukrainian-controlled town of Schastia in Luhansk region came under mortar fire late on June 15. Details
UNITED KINGDOM - Country Risk Level - High
6/25/2017PROTEST - Manchester - Military veterans took to the streets of Manchester in a protest march organised to show solidarity with all those affected by the Manchester Arena bomb attack. Details
6/25/2017BOMB THREAT - London - The London Eye and Westminster Pier were evacuated after reports of a unexploded wartime era bomb being found. Details
6/25/2017SECURITY - Newcastle - Six people injured when a car mounted a kerb and ploughed into a crowd of people who were celebrating Eid in Newcastle today. Incident is not terrorism-related. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - Further attacks are likely. Targets could include government buildings, places of worship, schools, transportation hubs and public areas. CDN GOVT Details
6/20/2017PROTEST - London - Londoners gathered on June 19 at the spot where a man ploughed a van into Muslims leaving prayers at a mosque the 4th terror strike in Britain in four months. Details
6/19/2017TERRORISM - London - UPDATE: Police have confirmed the van crash at Finsbury Park Mosque in the early hours of Monday morning is being treated as a potential terrorist attack. Details
6/16/2017SECURITY - London - Armed police have detained a man outside the Palace of Westminster June 16 on suspicion of possessing a knife. The incident is not thought to be terror related. Details
6/14/2017SECURITY - London - Borough Market has reopened for business on June 14 after it was forced to close following the London Bridge terror attack. Details
UNITED STATES - Country Risk Level - Medium
6/27/2017BOMB THREAT - Richardson, TX - University of Texas at Dallas briefly evacuated its campus on Tues afternoon, Jun 27, after receiving a bomb threat but police later determined it was a hoax. Details
6/23/2017TERRORISM - There is currently a heightened threat of terrorist attack caused by those motivated by the rhetoric of extremists involved in Syria and Iraq. AU DFAT Details
6/23/2017AIRPORT - Lafayette Reg. Airport, LA - Lafayette police have cleared the Lafayette Regional Airport on June 23 after investigating a bomb threat Thursday night. Flights are resuming. Possible delays. Details
6/21/2017TERRORISM - Flint, MI - UPDATE: The police stabbing at Bishop International Airport today, may be a possible terrorism act. Details
6/15/2017BOMB THREAT - Charleston, SC - Wando terminal at the Port of Charleston was evacuated over the report of a potential threat in a container of one of the vessels moored there. Details
YEMEN REPUBLIC - Country Risk Level - Extreme
6/18/2017BOMBING - Saada Governorate - At least 25 Yemenis were killed when Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a market in the northern Saada province June 18. Details
6/16/2017BOMBING - Shabwah Governorate - A US drone strike kills 3 al-Qaida millitants who were driving a vehicle in the southern town of Shabwa in Yemen. Details

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