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  • Nepal
    Latest update: Summary - the FCO no longer advise against all but essential travel to the whole of Nepal
  • South Africa
    Latest update: Summary - reports of violence between taxi drivers and bus service operators in Mamelodi, Pretoria; avoid areas where violence is taking place and monitor local media for updates on the situation
  • France
    Latest update: Summary - update on disruption to cross channel services
  • Solomon Islands
    Latest Update: Summary - Tropical Cyclone Raquel has now been downgraded to a Tropical Low.
  • Colombia
    Latest update: Summary - explosions in Bogota on 2 July
  • Kazakhstan
    Latest update: Entry requirements section - visa exemption for British passport holders extended until 31 December 2017
  • Mozambique
    Latest update: Summary - removal of reference about flood damage and blockages to roads from South Africa
  • Burundi
    Latest update: Summary – there has been violence in Bujumbura following the parliamentary elections
  • Bahrain
    Latest update: Safety and security section - information about protests from 2 to 4 July
  • Pakistan
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) – on 1 July 2015, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority attempted to suspend the operations of local airline Indus Air for safety and security reasons; the airline is still flying after challenging the suspension on legal grounds
  • Indonesia
    Latest update: Summary - British embassy in Jakarta and British consulate in Bali will be closed on Friday 17 July and Monday 21 July to observe the Lebaran (Idul Fitri) holiday
  • Bolivia
    Latest update: Summary – Pope Francis is due to visit La Paz and Santa Cruz from 8 to 10 July
  • Japan
    Latest update: Safety and Security section - updated link to information on Fukushima exclusion zones
  • Peru
    Latest update: Safety and security section (crime): – put luggage in the trunk if you take a taxi from the airport to your hotel; security advice about travel on buses
  • Spain
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - revised information about reporting crimes
  • Tunisia
    Latest Update: Summary and Terrorism Sections - General factual update.
  • Morocco
    Latest Update: Summary & Terrorism Sections - reviewed and updated following events in Tunisia.
  • Greece
    Latest update: Summary & Money Sections - Clarification of daily withdrawal limits from ATMs
  • Lesotho
    Latest update: Summary – shooting incident on 24 June has increased political tensions
  • Saudi Arabia
    Latest update: Safety & security section - SCUD missiles were fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on two occasions in June

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