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  • Egypt
    2017-05-26T23:10
    Latest update: Summary and Terrorism sections – you should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local security officials, including in and around religious sites and during religious festivals (including the holy month of Ramadan) when terrorist groups sometimes call for attacks
  • Grenada
    2017-05-26T21:56
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - The European Commission has added Mustique Airways to the EU Air Safety List due to safety deficiencies
  • St Lucia
    2017-05-26T21:53
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - The European Commission has added Mustique Airways to the EU Air Safety List due to safety deficiencies
  • Barbados
    2017-05-26T21:50
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - The European Commission has added Mustique Airways to the EU Air Safety List due to safety deficiencies
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
    2017-05-26T21:44
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - The European Commission has added Mustique Airways to the EU Air Safety List due to safety deficiencies
  • Philippines
    2017-05-26T17:32
    Latest Update: Clashes are underway between government forces and militants in Marawi City, Mindanao. If you’re in Marawi City you should remain indoors, monitor media reporting, and follow the advice of the Philippine authorities. On May 23 2017, martial law for the whole of Mindanao was declared for 60 days. The implications aren't yet clear, but government officials have said ...
  • Somalia
    2017-05-26T16:32
    Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Somalia
  • Ukraine
    2017-05-26T15:52
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - Air Urga has been refused permission to operate services to the EU due to safety deficiencies
  • Botswana
    2017-05-26T15:26
    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Botswana
  • Azerbaijan
    2017-05-26T15:07
    Latest update: Summary – information and advice for Northern Ireland fans travelling to Azerbaijan for the World Cup qualifier on 10 June 2017
  • France
    2017-05-26T14:51
    Latest update: Summary – the weekend of 27 May 2017, will see high passenger numbers using cross Channel services; there’s a risk of delays, including because of security checks; you should check the website of your chosen operator before you set off
  • China
    2017-05-26T14:40
    Latest update: Summary – China has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to drugs; there are severe penalties in China for drugs-related offences including the death penalty; Entry requirements section (Transiting China) – under certain circumstances, if you're transiting China, you may be able to enter without a visa
  • Tanzania
    2017-05-26T12:59
    Latest update: Summary – several police officers were recently ambushed and killed in an attack in the Pwani coastal region, about 100km south of Dar es Salaam; there’s a heightened security presence in the area; you should exercise caution and monitor local media
  • Madagascar
    2017-05-26T11:23
    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there's no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Madagascar
  • Bahrain
    2017-05-26T09:46
    Latest update: Summary – there have been civil disturbances across the country during the evenings of 24 and 25 May 2017, following a security operation in the vicinity of Diraz on 23 May; there's a possibility of further civil disturbances and protests; you should follow the advice of the local authorities and if you encounter a large demonstration, protest or any civil disturbances, ...
  • South Sudan
    2017-05-26T09:07
    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in South Sudan
  • Mozambique
    2017-05-26T09:01
    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Mozambique
  • Nigeria
    2017-05-25T16:23
    Latest update: Safety and security section (Niger Delta states) - secessionists calling for an independent state in the south-east have called on supporters to stay at home on 30 May 2017; previous similar protests have seen widespread closure of businesses; there may also be public demonstrations and protests on the days around 30 May 2017; there were outbreaks of violence the cities of ...
  • Niger
    2017-05-25T16:17
    Latest update: Summary & Terrorism section – terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Niger, including kidnapping; there are recent reports that terrorist groups may be targeting international humanitarian workers in Diffa province for kidnapping
  • Zimbabwe
    2017-05-25T16:01
    Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Zimbabwe

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