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  • Burma
    2015-08-01T16:46
    Latest update: Summary - severe flooding in the regions of Chin, Magwe, Sagaing and Rakhine
  • The Occupied Palestinian Territories
    2015-07-31T18:25
    Latest update: Summary section - The FCO advise against all but essential travel on Route 60 in the West Bank near Hizma and Jenin. Take caution near settlements in the West Bank, particularly near Nablus.
  • Israel
    2015-07-31T18:23
    Latest update: Summary section - The FCO advise against all but essential travel on Route 60 in the West Bank near Hizma and Jenin. Take caution near settlements in the West Bank, particularly near Nablus.
  • Ghana
    2015-07-31T17:23
    Latest update: Health section - a strike by government doctors that began on 30 July may further reduce access to medical facilities
  • South Africa
    2015-07-31T13:55
    Latest update: Summary - the South African Department of Home Affairs are not accepting uncertified copies of birth certificates or copies of the parents/guardians identification; Money section - there are limits on the amount of currency you can bring into South Africa. For cash in South African Rand (ZAR), the limit is 25,000ZAR. For combinations of cash in other currencies, the limit ...
  • Russia
    2015-07-31T11:14
    Latest update: Summary - Paratroopers’ Day is on 2 August. Large gatherings could occur in major cities and across Russia especially in major squares and parks. Violence has been reported around these gatherings in recent years. You should expect a large police and security presence
  • India
    2015-07-31T10:29
    Latest update: Summary - removal of advice about the burial of Yakub Memon on 30 July
  • France
    2015-07-30T17:16
    Latest update: Summary – ongoing disruption to cross channel services due to industrial action and migrant activity in and around Calais
  • Bahrain
    2015-07-30T15:16
    Latest update: Safety and security section - information about protests on 30 and 31 July
  • Bangladesh
    2015-07-30T05:15
    Latest update: Summary - tropical cyclone Komen expected to make landfall over Bangladesh on 30 July
  • Philippines
    2015-07-29T15:28
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Sea travel) - there are frequent accidents involving ferries and other forms of sea transport - in July 2015 an incident in the Visayas caused over 60 deaths
  • Romania
    2015-07-29T15:23
    Latest update: Summary - information and advice for West Ham fans travelling to the Astra Giurgiu match on 6 August
  • Uruguay
    2015-07-29T15:21
    Latest update: Summary - a general strike on 6 August will affect most of the country - public transport will be disrupted and most shops will be closed, but Carrasco International Airport and ferry services shouldn’t be affected
  • El Salvador
    2015-07-29T11:06
    Latest update: Safety and security section – updated advice about crime
  • Lebanon
    2015-07-28T18:24
    Latest Update: Local travel section - higher than usual levels of air pollution in Beirut
  • Nepal
    2015-07-28T18:22
    Latest update: Summary – removal of advice about general strike on 24 July
  • Somalia
    2015-07-28T18:16
    Latest update: Terrorism section - in July there were two major terror attacks in Mogadishu
  • Angola
    2015-07-28T17:30
    Latest update: Summary - there are reports of a possible protest at 3pm on Wednesday 29 July in or near Independence Square (Praça da Independência). There may be protests in other parts of the city
  • Indonesia
    2015-07-28T15:43
    Latest update: Summary and entry requirements section – removal of advice about public holidays and update to visa waiver scheme
  • Hungary
    2015-07-28T14:21
    Latest update: Summary – removal of advice on Hungarian Grand Prix

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