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Hundreds Evacuated following Chemical Spill in Chicalim, Goa India
Analysis: Elevated Likelihood for Unrest as Parliament Approves Lifting of Bread Subsidies and New Taxes Jordan
Protests outside South West India Railway Stations over Planned Rail Developments India
Several Wounded In Axe Attack Near Ulan Ude, Republic of Buryatia Russia
Tanker Fire Causes Traffic Disruption in Salt Lake County, Utah United States
Protest Rally Scheduled in Quezon City, Metro Manila Philippines
Car Hits Pedestrians near Copacabana Beach Brazil
Update: State of Emergency Declared in St James Jamaica
Multiple Injured by Grenade Attack in Kharadar Market, Karachi; Criminal Gangs Suspected Pakistan
Torrential Rains Causing Floods and Closing Ports: Travel Disruption Possible Lebanon
Multiple killed in Shooting in Benoni, Johannesburg; Illegal Mining Conflict Suspected South Africa
Security Operation Underway in Multiple Provinces; Suspected Insurgents Killed Afghanistan
FCO Warns of Airport Disruption During Pope's Visit Peru
Multiple Schoolchildren Rescued During Hostage Operation in Middle Shabelle region Somalia
Clashes Reported in Pulwama Following Grenade Attack, Cross-Border Fire Kills Two on Line of Control India
Storm Friederike Causes Extensive Damage Nationwide; Expect Travel Disruption Germany
Anti Abortion Protests Planned Nationwide, Counter Protests and Disruption Expected United States
Police Clash with Striking Prison Guards at Fleury-Merogis Prison; Protests ongoing France
Benue Farmers Protest outside National Assembly Complex in Abuja Nigeria


Fatalities Reported Following Attacks in Benue State Nigeria
Analysis: Ballistic Missile from Yemen Intercepted near Jazan, Cross-Border Conflict Threat to Continue Saudi Arabia
Firefight Reported between Israeli Security Forces and Palestinian Militants in Jenin Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Protests Continue Outside the Bonyunyu Dam Construction Site on Lake Victoria Kenya
Trabzon Airport Closed Due To Maintenance Turkey
Bus Driver Killed by Custom Officers in Lagos Nigeria
Adverse Weather Causes Flight Cancellations between Tuguegarao and Manila Philippines
Reports of Fatality Following Explosion in North Sinai Egypt
Update: Foreign Businessmen Kidnapped Near Kagarko, Kaduna State Nigeria
Many Killed in Bus Crash in Aktobe Region: Delays Likely Kazakhstan
Analysis: World Economic Forum in Davos Unlikely to Result in any Heightened Security Concerns Switzerland
All Flights from AMS Cancelled, All NS Train Services Suspended Due to Heavy Winds Netherlands
Turkey Announces Military Fortification Plan Along Syrian Border: Shells YPG Positions, More Combat Expected Syria
Update: AMS to Restart Flights as Winds Reduce in Strength, RTM Remains Closed Netherlands
Goa Taxi Drivers Plan Strike on 19 January; Expect Travel Disruption India
Firefight Reported between Israeli Security Forces and Palestinian Militants in Jenin Israel


Disputed Cholera Outbreak Reported in Meru County Kenya
EPD Warns Pollution Risk Likely to Reach Serious Level Hong Kong
Mud Volcano Eruption Reported in Shamakhi district Azerbaijan
Several Killed Following Protests in Mrauk U, Rakhine State Myanmar
Nationwide Protests Planned On 17 January Poland
Prominent Politician Killed in Mitrovica: Unrest Possible Kosovo
Delhi Flights Cancelled ahead of Republic Day Parada India
Multiple Fatalities in Attack on Olumbe, Palma District; Militant Threat Increasing Mozambique
Sierra Negra Volcano, Isabela Island, Shows Increased Activity, Eruption Possible Ecuador
Analysis: Coordinated Bombing in Baghdad Highlights Threat Posed by Islamic State's Return to Insurgency Iraq
One Injured in IED Blast in Parva, Southern Mizoram; Militants Suspected India
Suicide Bombing Targets Senior Police Officer in Malir, Karachi Pakistan
Protest Ongoing at Hoerskool Overvaal, Vereeniging; Avoid Area South Africa
Saudi Arabia Targets Houthi Missile Sites in Border Operation Following Latest Missile Attack Saudi Arabia
Niger Delta Avengers Threaten Deep Sea Oil Operations in Niger Delta Nigeria
Multiple Taliban Insurgents Killed in Clashes With Security Forces in Ghazni Province Afghanistan
Rail Strikes In New South Wales Scheduled For 29 January Australia


Israeli Soldiers Reportedly Finds Explosive Device at Joseph's Tomb, Nablus Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Israeli Soldier Reportedly Finds Explosive Device at Joseph's Tomb, Nablus: Increased Security Expected at Checkpoints Israel
National Police and Guardia Civil Agents Plan Demonstrations Demanding Higher Wages in Barcelona, 20 January Spain
Military Troops Carry Out Operations to Capture Prominent Anti-Government Leader West of Caracas Venezuela
Hundreds Protest Judicial Process against Lula da Silva in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul; Further Unrest Likely Ahead of Trial Brazil
Reports of Riots in Central Asuncion as Authorities Raise Public Transportation Fares; Increased Security in the Area Likely Paraguay
Analysis: Explosion South-West of Stockholm Underscores Ongoing Threat Generated by Criminal Activity in Southern Sweden Sweden
Bus Crash in Ederbach, Many Wounded, Expect Localised Delays Germany
Suspected Outbreak of Lassa Fever Reported in Ebonyi State, Health Workers Killed Nigeria
Strikes Planned Nationwide; Disruption Expected Benin
Protests Held in Bern Over WEF; Further Demonstrations Planned Switzerland
Multiple Killed in Gas Explosion in Badagry, Lagos Nigeria
Security Forces Clash With Anti-Austerity Protests in Khartoum; Further Unrest Likely Sudan
Anti-Government Protester is Killed by a Lorry during Demonstrations in El Progreso, Jutiapa; Further Unrest Expected Guatemala


Woman's March Planned in Central Edinburgh, 21 January: Transport Delays Expected United Kingdom
Venezuelan Security Forces Assault Location of Rebel Policeman, Oscar Perez, in El Junquito, Caracas Venezuela
Woman's March Planned in Central Rome, 21 January: Transport Delays Expected Italy
Woman's March Planned in Central New York, 21 January: Transport Delays Expected United States
Woman's March Planned in Central Amsterdam, 21 January: Transport Delays Expected Netherlands
Woman's March Planned in Central Copenhagen, 21 January: Transport Delays Expected Denmark
Fresh Clashes in Tunis during Demonstrations to mark the Seventh Anniversary of the Jasmine Revolution Tunisia
Unrest Reported in Sao Paulo as Authorities Raise Public Transportation Fares Breaking Electoral Promises Brazil
Demonstrations in Maringa, Parana, in Support of the Judicial Process against Lula da Silva; Unrest Likely Ahead of Trial Brazil
Spanish National dies in Zip Wire Accident near Cuzco Highlighting the Risks of Uncertified Adventure Tourist Attractions Peru
Demonstrations against Contaminating Factory Planned in Loma Grande, Cordillera Department, 16 January Paraguay
Workers Called for Demonstrations amidst Ongoing Labour Dispute in Adrogue, Greater Buenos Aires; Expect Travel Disruption Argentina
Fatalities Reported following Twin Suicide Blasts near Sahet Al-Tayaran Square in Baghdad Iraq
Travel Disruption Reported in Ikosi Ketu Area of Lagos following Fire at Magodo Second Coming Gas Station Nigeria
Winter Storm Advisory Issued for Scotland and Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Public Sector Unions Call for Strike Action in El Alto and Cochabamba, 15-16 January Bolivia
Dozens Injured following Collapse of Walkway at Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta Indonesia
Emerging Reports of Evacuation at Kings Cross - St Pancras Underground Station in London United Kingdom
Stockl Employees Block Roads during Protest in Burzaco Industrial Park, Buenos Aires Argentina
Unrest Anticipated in Dhaka ahead of Court Hearings in Khaleda Zia Corruption Trial, 16-18 January Bangladesh
Local Guards Reportedly Seize Refugee Camps in Lorengau, Manus Island Papua New Guinea
Dozens Arrested on Suspicion of Involvement in Killing of Loggers in Ziguinchor, Casamance Region Senegal
Potential for Aviation Workers' Strike in Nadi and Suva following Breakdown in Talks between Unions and Aviation Company Fiji Islands
Operations at Mitiga International Airport near Tripoli Suspended Following Clashes between Rival Militia Groups Libya
Ten Government Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabaab Attacks on Elka and Qalimow Villages, Middle Shebelle Region Somalia
Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Cross-Border Skirmishes near Kotli, Azad Kashmir Pakistan
Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Cross-Border Skirmishes near Kotli, Azad Kashmir India
Fatal Road Traffic Accident Involving Armoured Personnel Carrier Reported in Muang District, Pattani Province Thailand
Southbound Lanes of I-280 Highway Closed following Shooting Incident near San Francisco United States
Heavy Fog Disrupts Overland Travel and Airport Operations in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai. United Arab Emirates
Unionised Street Vendors to Demonstrate in Puebla, 16 January; Localised Travel Disruption is Expected. Mexico


Protests Reported in and Around Parliament Building in Central Warsaw: Increased security Expected Poland
One Killed and Many Injured after Tourist Speedboat Engine Explodes off Phi Phi Island, Muang District Thailand
Campesino Political Movement Demonstrates in Queretaro City after Police Dismantles Group Camp Mexico
Pro-Fujimori Groups Gather over 7,000 Demonstrators in Lima, Showing Little Support for Presidential Pardon Peru
March Called to Protest for Australian National Kidnapped by JNIM in Djibo, Soum Province, 15 January Burkina Faso
Large Fire breaks out at a Recreational Complex in Tondela, Central Region; Multiple Fatalities Reported Portugal
770 People Arrested During Anti-Government Protests: Further Unrest Expected Tunisia
Unrest and Looting in Guyana City Venezuela
Civilians Killed by Suspected Militants in Beni Region of North Kivu Province Congo (Kinshasa)
Volcanic Eruption Prompts Evacuation of Blup Blup Island, East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
Government Troops Killed as Military Convoy Hits Landmine in Daynile District, Banaadir Region Somalia
Security Operation Underway after IED Found in Maloora Area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir India
Kananga Airport under Attack by Unknown Militants, Lulua Province Congo (Kinshasa)
Military Offensive Launched against Allied Democratic Forces Militant Group in Beni, North Kivu Congo (Kinshasa)
Pro-Democracy Demonstration in Central Istanbul on 14 January; Travel Disruption Expected Turkey
7.3 Earthquake Reported Near Chavina District, Lucanas Province; Tsunami Warning Issued Peru
Inclement Weather Disrupts Overland Travel on Transcaucasian Highway near Kazbegi Border Crossing Russia
Inclement Weather Disrupts Overland Travel on Transcaucasian Highway near Kazbegi Border Crossing Georgia
Christian Killed by Masked Gunmen in North Sinai Governorate amidst Renewed State of Emergency Egypt
Catholic Church Calls for Large Anti-Kabila Rally in Kinshasa, 21 January Congo (Kinshasa)
Rafah Border Crossing Closed after Israeli Air Force Destroy Hamas Tunnel Nearby Egypt
Rafah Border Crossing Closed after Israeli Air Force Destroy Hamas Tunnel Nearby Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Demonstration Planned at Israeli Embassy in New Delhi, 15 January, to Protest Netanyahu Visit India
Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device Blast Reportedly Targets Hamas Official in Sidon, South Governorate Lebanon
Update: One Killed and Multiple Injured after Earthquake near Caraveli Province; Multiple Travel Disruptions Reported Peru
Benue State Government Imposes Curfew in Makurdi following Violent Hausa Protests Nigeria
Israeli Air Strikes Target Hamas; Increased Security Expected at Checkpoints Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip


Abu al-Duhur Crucial Military Airbase to Fall to Syrian Government Troops; HTS Militants Unable to Repel SAA Offensive in Idlib Syria
Fatalities reported following Train Collision in Pondok Ranji, South Tangerang Indonesia
Reports of Protests Blocking Access to the Rally Dakar Bivouac in La Paz; Expect Increased Security Presence Bolivia
Casino Workers Demonstrate in Mar de Plata after Authorities Announcement regarding the Closure of Three Casinos in the City Argentina
Protesters Clash with Security forces at Government offices in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Iran
Transport Delays Expected during Independence Celebrations Micronesia
Pro-Government Supporters March at ABSA Stadium, East London, Eastern Cape South Africa
International Football Tournament to Cause Travel Disruption in Tangier, Casablanca, Agadir, and Marrakesh until 4 February Morocco
Anti-Government Protests Expected in Guatemala City on 14-15 January Guatemala
Protests Expected in Bamako during Teachers' Strike on 15-19 January Mali
Mass Anti-Government Protest in Lome on 13 and 20 January Togo
Protests against Proposed 2018 Budget Planned in Niamey on 14 January Niger
Fatalities Reported following Head-On Collision between Bus and Car in Prague Czech Republic
Ongoing Security Incident on Clapham High Street, London United Kingdom
Difa-e-Pakistan Council hold Anti-US Protests in Lahore Pakistan
Suspected Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device Injures Three in Shkoder Albania
Newcastle Airport Closed due to Heavy Smoke from Bushfire Australia
Calls for Lorenzo Mendoza to Run for President, Supporters Plan Protest in Caracas, 15 January Venezuela
Culprits behind Synagogue Attack and Unrest Arrested in Kef Governorate Tunisia
Buses Ambushed by Suspected Al Shabaab Militants in Nyongoro, Lamu Country; Police Escorts Injured Kenya
Rival Football Supporters Clash near Roazhon Park Stadium in Rennes France
Grenade Attack targets Cafe in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Odessa region Ukraine
Possible Hostage Situation in Southport Town Centre United Kingdom
Buses with Dozens of Brazilian Tourists Bound for Margarita Island are Assaulted by a Band of Marauders in Puerto Ordaz, Bolivar Venezuela