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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 Worldwide
Travellers should be aware that May 1st is traditionally a time of protest especially in Europe.
The ongoing conflict in Syria is having a destabilising effect on neighbouring countries, especially Lebanon, Israel and Jordan.
Sat, 4 Jul 2015 Pakistan
Gunmen killed 10 people, including 9 foriegners, at a hotel in northern Pakistan on 25 June 2013, declaring it was in retaliation for the U.S. drone killing of their second-in-command.
Fri, 8 Mar 2013 Malaysia
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has updated its travel warning for eastern Sabah, and now says Do Not Travel to the region because of an incursion by armed intruders and an ongoing military operation to remove them.
A reminder to anyone undertaking a high altitude trek or ski excursion that AMS - acute mountain sickness - is a threat to your health. There has been a spike in the number of cases reported in the past year.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 Myanmar
11/06/2012 - Myanmar president Thein Sein has declared a state of emergency in the country after sectarian tensions between Buddhists and Muslims led to deadly riots.
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 Mali
There are travel warnings in place for Mali. In mid 2011 the Australian, British, New Zealand and US governments issued warnings advising against all travel to northern Mali.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 Worldwide
Christmas and New Year is a time of celebration in many parts of the world, but sadly it is also a time perceived as a target for those with murderous intent.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 Syria
27/04/2011 - The Middle Eastern country of Syria is in dire straits, with hundreds dead in weeks-long clashes - prompting foreign offices from around the world to warn against travel to the country, and urging citizens in the region to return home.
Sat, 16 May 2015 Belarus
15 people were killed and at least 200 injured by a bomb attack on a packed Minsk Metro station. The blast happened during evening rush hour on April 11 2011 at Oktyabrskaya station as a train opened it's doors to allow passengers off.
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