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  • Turkey
    2016-08-24T10:01
    Latest update: Summary – on 24 August 2016, the Turkish military started operations across the Turkey-Syria border near Karkamis and special security zones declared along parts of the Syrian border
  • Italy
    2016-08-24T06:25
    Latest Update: Summary - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck Central Italy during the early hours of 24 August.
  • Colombia
    2016-08-23T20:52
    Latest Update: Summary - In the morning of 23 August 2016, there were three small explosions in Bogota.
  • The Occupied Palestinian Territories
    2016-08-23T13:42
    Latest update: Summary - due to ongoing security operations and unrest in the city of Nablus you should remain vigilant and follow instructions of the security forces; avoid large gatherings and demonstrations and limit your movements within the city
  • Israel
    2016-08-23T13:39
    Latest update: Summary - due to ongoing security operations and unrest in the city of Nablus you should remain vigilant and follow instructions of the security forces; avoid large gatherings and demonstrations and limit your movements within the city
  • Paraguay
    2016-08-23T09:36
    Latest update: Summary – removal of information and advice on protests in Asuncion
  • Japan
    2016-08-23T09:18
    Latest update: Summary – the area around Fukushima is recovering and only specific areas surrounding the Dai-ichi plant are designated by the Japanese government as exclusion zones.
  • St Kitts and Nevis
    2016-08-22T15:35
    Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment
  • Czech Republic
    2016-08-22T14:50
    Money section - Scottish bank notes can be exchanged in ERB Bank in Prague 5; always check with the bank beforehand that they still offer this service
  • Spain
    2016-08-22T13:57
    Latest update: Summary – removal of information about forest fires in the municipality of El Paso on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands
  • Iraq
    2016-08-22T12:45
    Latest update: Summary - update on Mosul Dam contingency planning; Safety & security section (Local Travel) - as part of Arba’een religious observations, processions and events will take place throughout Iraq, especially in Karbala and Najaf, during November; religious gatherings have previously been targeted by terrorists
  • Thailand
    2016-08-22T11:38
    Latest update: Summary – removal of information and advice about severe weather expected to last until 20 August
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
    2016-08-22T10:17
    Latest update: Summary - the political opposition in DRC has called for a ‘ville morte’ on Tuesday 23 August; you should continue to avoid demonstrations and follow local security advice
  • Madagascar
    2016-08-22T10:08
    Latest update: Summary - removal of information about demonstration in Analakely (central Antananarivo) on 19 August 2016
  • Gabon
    2016-08-22T10:05
    Latest update: Entry requirements section - if you’re arriving into Libreville International Airport you can submit an online visa application at least 72 hours before the date of travel and collect your visa on arrival
  • Ethiopia
    2016-08-22T10:01
    Latest update: Summary - removal of information about demonstrations in and around Meskele Square in Addis Ababa on 21 August 2016
  • Armenia
    2016-08-22T09:30
    Latest update: Summary - removal of advice and information on the incident at Erebuni Police station (in the south of Yerevan)
  • Brazil
    2016-08-21T17:21
    Latest update - Summary: possible delays at Rio's airports on 22 August
  • Bahamas
    2016-08-19T16:16
    Latest update: Summary and Health section - cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 months; you should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Bhutan
    2016-08-19T15:06
    Latest update: Natural Disasters section – new section including advice and information on what to do in the case of a monsoon or an earthquake; Local law and customs section - the Tourism Council of Bhutan website has useful tips for travellers

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