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  • Turkey
    Latest update: Terrorism section - on 31 March, 2 members of the terrorist DHKP-C organisation seized a hostage at an Istanbul court; following a rescue mission, the terrorists were killed; the hostage died later in hospital
  • Syria
    Latest update: Summary - if you travel to Syria to fight, and your activities amount to offences against UK terrorism legislation, you could be prosecuted on return to the UK
  • Sweden
    Latest Update: Safety and security section - Swedish and foreign registered vehicles are required by law to have studded tyres or un-studded friction tyres
  • Argentina
    Latest update: Summary - demonstrations expected on 2 April to mark the anniversary of the invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982
  • San Marino
    Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment
  • Andorra
    Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment
  • Malaysia
    Latest update: Summary section – regular political demonstrations occur in central Kuala Lumpur on Saturday afternoons
  • Egypt
    Latest update: editorial amendments throughout
  • Vietnam
    Latest update: Summary section - reports of ongoing large-scale, peaceful protests related to workers rights in Binh Tan district, Ho Chi Minh city which began on 26 March.
  • Philippines
    Latest update: Summary - Typhoon Maysak expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Wednesday 1 April
  • Italy
    Latest update: Summary – removal of advice about Italy v England football match on 31 March
  • Cameroon
    Latest Update – Summary: Cameroon has closed land, air and sea borders with Ebola affected countries, as a prevention measure against the spread of the disease.
  • Nigeria
    Latest Update: Summary - police are now enforcing a curfew from 7pm – 6am in Rivers State
  • Sudan
    Latest update: Summary - national elections are due to be held on 13 to 15 April. Protests are a possibility before, during and after the elections
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
    Latest update: Entry requirements section – removal of departure tax
  • Tuvalu
    Latest update: Summary – update on damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam.
  • Kiribati
    Latest update: Summary – update to damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam.
  • Bolivia
    Removal of information on regional and municipal elections on Sunday 29 March
  • India
    Latest update: Summary Section - Flood alert issued in Kashmir
  • Ukraine
    Latest update: editorial amendments

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