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Police and Military Deployed as Student Protest in Kumasi Turns Violent Ghana
March to Protest Rise in Fuel Prices Planned in Santo Domingo on 24 October Dominican Republic
UPDATE: Hurricane Willa Strengthening and Forecast to Bring Dangerous Conditions to parts of Southwestern and West-Central Mexic Mexico
Istanbul New Airport Transfer Process Updated; Visa Entry Process also Altered Turkey
Separatists Hold Shutdown Strike in Kashmir Valley after Civilians Killed in Kulgam District, Jammu and Kashmir India
Two Confirmed Dead as Search and Rescue Operation Continues after Boat Carrying Migrants Sinks off Mugla Coast near Bodrum Turkey
Palestinian Shot Dead after Stabbing Israeli Soldier in Hebron, West Bank Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Power Outages Due to Turbine Maintenance in Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire until 5 December Congo (Brazzaville)
Fatality Following Attempted Attack on Cardinal in Mexico City Mexico
Delays to Rail Service after Luxembourg Central Train Station Evacuated due to Fire Luxembourg
Campaigning Resumes ahead of Second Round of Legislative Elections in 61 Constituencies on 27 October Gabon
Over a Dozen Injured Following Clashes Between Garment Workers and Police in Narayanganj, Naraumaganj District Bangladesh
Area of Low Pressure to Bring Downpours and Possible Flash Floods to 19 Provinces Thailand
Villagers Killed in Boko Haram Attacks near Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria
Fatalities Reported in Fresh Attack near Beni, North Kivu Congo (Kinshasa)
6.6, 6.8 and 6.5 Magnitude Earthquakes Strike One after Another Off the Coast of British Columbia Canada
Multiple Fatalities in Bus Crash in Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab Province Pakistan
Unknown Group Attacked Politicians' Residence in Ciudad del Este, Alto Parana Department Paraguay
Update: UGTT Cancel Nationwide Strike Following Reaching of Deal with Government Tunisia
RMT Union Workers to Strike between 23-27 October; South Western Railways Affected United Kingdom
Shipyard Workers in Pula Stage another Strike over Unpaid Salaries Croatia


Disruption to Fuel Supplies Possible as Oil Tanker Operators Begin Indefinite Nationwide Strike Pakistan
Analysis: Temporary Detainment of Opposition Leader Suggests Continued Strength of Anti-Corruption Drive Peru
Supporters of Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro to Hold Rallies in Several Urban Centres Across Brazil on 21 October Brazil
Locals Stage Sit-In Protest at Train Accident Site in Amritsar, Punjab India
Multiple Fatalities and Dozens of Injuries Following Train Derailment at Yilan Suao Xinma Station in Su'ao Township, Yilan Count Taiwan
Numerous Events to Take Place across Budapest on 22 and 23 October to Mark Anniversary of 1956 Revolution; Traffic Disruption An Hungary
Heavy Flooding as Doha Receives More Than its Average Annual Rainfall in One Day Qatar
Civilian Casualties after Militants Killed in Security Operation in Kulgam District, Jammu and Kashmir India
Multiple Civilians Killed in Improvised Explosive Device Blast near Mamand Dara, Eastern Nangarhar Afghanistan
Police Clash with Crowds Protesting Saturday Night Massacre in Mayangose, Kivu Nord Province Congo (Kinshasa)
Workers Trapped as Coal Mine Tunnel Collapses in Yuncheng district, Eastern Shandong Province China
Search and Rescue Underway for People in the Water after Red Funnel Ferry Runs Aground off East Cowes, Isle of Wight United Kingdom
Unknown Group Attack Canadian Embassy in Athens Greece
Fatality and Injuries after Fire Breaks out at Factory in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania Russia
Protests in Amman over Calls for Constitutional Reform Jordan
Many Injured after Floor Collapses at Apartment Complex in Clemson, South Carolina United States
Newly Formed Tropical Storm Willa Expected to Strengthen into Hurricane; Potential to Combine with Vicente off the Southern Coas Mexico
Social Democratic Front to hold Pro-Anglophone Rally in Douala on 21 October Cameroon
Increase in Dengue Cases Nationwide Malaysia
Separation Day Celebrations on 4 November; Traffic Disruptions Expected Panama
Metro Workers to Strike in Lisbon on 6 November Portugal
Defeated President Loses Supreme Court Bid to Annul Election Results; Protests Anticipated Maldives


Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Closed During Afghan Election Afghanistan
Explosive Device Detonates at Marketplace in Manipur Prior to Planned Visit of Chief Minister India
Ruling Party PDM to Hold Mass Rally for Supporters in Chisinau on 21 October Moldova
Multiple Fatalities and Several Others Injured Following Attack on a Military Position Near Cibitoke, Cibitoke Province Burundi
Dozens of Civil Rights Organisations to Participate in Rally at Place de la Republique in Paris on 21 October France
Teachers Union Announces New Nationwide Strike on 23 October; Avoid Associated Demonstrations Colombia
Multiple Fatalities and Injuries Following IED Explosion at Polling Station in Kabul Afghanistan
Dozens of Civilians Killed and Mosque Hit in Coalition Air Strikes in Deir Ez-Zor Syria
Constitutional Court Set to Announce Election Results on 22 October; Potential for Unrest Cameroon
Tropical Storm Vincente Expected to Strengthen Off the Southern Coast; Heavy Rainfall Expected Mexico
Saudi Arabia Fires Top Officials and Makes Multiple Arrests over Khashoggi Death to Diffuse Political Tension Saudi Arabia
Multiple Casualties Reported following Shootout in Tegucigalpa's El Carrizal District Honduras
Ministry of Interior Declares State of Emergency in Oaxaca State Mexico
Inclement Weather Triggers Flash Floods in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State Brazil
Political Demonstrations Anticipated in Run-Up to Second Round of Gubernatorial Elections in 13 States on 28 October Brazil


Ongoing Clashes around Sabarimala Temple, Kerala State as Hindu Hardliners Prevent Women from Entering Despite Supreme Court Rul India
Protest March against Gender-Based Violence Scheduled in Alicante on 19 October Spain
Tens of Thousands Expected to Attend Pro-Independence Rally in Central Taipei on 20 October Taiwan
Multiple Fatalities and At least a Dozen Missing following Landslide in Paya Terubong, Penang Malaysia
Water Supply across Much of Mexico City to be affected by Maintenance Work from 31 October to 8 November Mexico
General Election Scheduled for 14 November; Avoid Political Rallies and Public Gatherings Fiji Islands
Erdogan to Host World Leaders for Syria Summit on October 27 in Istanbul; Increased Security and Travel Disruption Expected. Turkey
Anti-Immigrant Rally to be Held in Dresden on 21 October; Counter-Demonstrations Planned Germany
Militant Weapons Cache Discovered in Uzgen District, Osh Region Kyrgyz Republic
Elections in Kandahar Postponed for One Week Following Attack on Police Chief Afghanistan
Protest Planned in Rome for October 27 over Deteriorating Living Conditions; Traffic Disruption Expected Italy
State Highway Closed North of Wellington due to Hazardous Goods Lorry Crash New Zealand
Soldiers Injured in IED Explosion in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir India
First Round of Elections to be Held on October 24 After Resignation of Prime Minister Armenia
Rail and Road Disruption after Truck Collides with Train at Berikon-Widen Station, Aargau Switzerland
Inclement Weather Causes Flash Floods in Northern Areas; Rains to Continue Over Weekend Trinidad and Tobago
Ongoing Rally Held in Solidarity for UMNO Party President in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
KDF Soldiers Kill Multiple in Suspected Retaliatory Attack in Barmiil, Gedo Somalia
Family Members Plan to Demonstrate Again in Galatasaray Square on 20 October Turkey


Ongoing Rescue Operations Following Building Collapse in Anambra State Nigeria
Athens Metro Workers Plan Strike Action on 19 October Greece
Further Severe Thunderstorms Expected to Impact East-Central Coastal Regions Spain
Ongoing Strikes By Bus Drivers and Firefighters in Cape Town South Africa
FCO Issues Travel Advice for Sicily and Sardinia due to Continued Severe Weather; Schools, Public Offices Closed Italy
Cobalt Air Immediately Ceases All Operations; Warns Travelers Not to go to Airports Cyprus
Multiple Killed Following Petrol Station Explosion in Sir el Gharbiyeh, Nabatieh District Lebanon
Thousands of Seoul Taxi Drivers Rally Against Plans for Carpool Service; Traffic Disruptions Likely South Korea
Multiple Fatalities Reported Following Taliban Attack on NATO Convoy near Bagram, Parwan District Afghanistan
Evacuations Ordered for Thousands after Landslide Blocks River near Menling, Tibet China
Ongoing Police Operations Result in Road Closures in Manchester United Kingdom
Conakry Protest Rally Planned for 18 October is Postponed to 23 October Guinea
Three Kidnapped by Gunmen in Asaba, Delta State Nigeria
One Fatality Following Brawl in Banja Luka Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ongoing Protest Forces Road Closures in Atlantis, Western Cape South Africa
Airline Workers Hold Protest in Warsaw Poland
Ongoing Grass Fire near Gas Pipeline Prompts Evacuations, Disrupts Rail Service in Bay Point, California United States
Multiple Killed in Head-On Vehicle Collision near Chikhutu, Mchinji Malawi
Students to Launch Daily Protests in Bogota until Saturday, 20 October Colombia
Unsanctioned Rallies Planned in Conakry on 18 October Guinea
Fatalities after Large Scale Power Outages in Multiple States Venezuela
Tourist Killed by Gun Attack in Sinait, Ilocos Sur; Highlights Risk of Violent Crime Philippines
Kandahar Police Chief Killed, Top US Commander Uninjured Following Shootout in Governor's Compound Afghanistan


United States Consulate General Chennai Issue Demonstration Alert for Ongoing Protest in Teynampet; Avoid the Area India
Suspected Criminals Killed during Security Raid in Zarqa Jordan
Red Alert Issued In Six Departments Due to Flooding Nicaragua
Authorities Issue Severe Weather Alert due to Ongoing Thunderstorms Qatar
Heavy Rains Displace Families and Destroy Homes in Malanje Province Angola
Update: Reports of IED Explosion in Kerch, Crimea Ukraine
Update; Casualties and Extensive Infastructural Damage in the Aftermath of Cyclone Luban Yemen
Reports of Multiple Fatalities Following Gas Explosion in Kerch, Crimea Ukraine
Emerging Reports of Security Forces Launching Raids in Qatif, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia
Update: Several Fatalities as Violent Protests Continue; Ouani Airport Operations Affected in Anjouan Comoros
Multiple Road Closures in Rotterdam After Police Shoot Suspect Netherlands
Update: Disruption to Continue Throughout Wednesday at Paddington Station, London United Kingdom
Arrests Lead to Lynchings in Posorja, Guayas State Ecuador
Thousands Gather ahead of Primark Store Opening in Central Toulouse; Traffic Disruption Expected France
Hundreds Take Part in Ongoing Demonstrations In Kharkiv Ukraine
Major Disruption at London Paddington Station, Services Cancelled United Kingdom
Border Reinforced ahead of expected Honduran Migrant Caravan Arrival, Chiapas State Mexico
Belgrade Security Forum to be held 17-19 October Serbia
Heightened Tensions Following Supreme Court Verdict Allowing Women to Enter Sabarimala Temple in Kerala India
Election Candidate Killed, Others Injured in Taliban Attack in Lashkargah, Southern Helmand Province Afghanistan
Fatality Following Armed Attack in Chinameca, Acapulco, Guerrero State Mexico
Emerging Reports of Ongoing Police Operation at Aquatic Park, San Francisco, California United States
French National Kidnapped in Hodeida Released Yemen
IDF Strikes Positions Within Gaza Strip following Rocket Attack on Be'er Sheva Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Transport Union Calls Strike in Santiago del Estero Province Argentina
State of Emergency Declared in 18 Counties following Inclement Weather in Texas United States
Clashes Reported in Kindia over Mayoral Elections; Multiple Injured Guinea
Dozens of Suspected Criminals Killed in Cross-Border Security Operations near Maradi Niger
Clashes between Rival Football Fans Anticipated around Derby Match in Belgrade on 17 October Serbia
Fatalities following Flash Floods in Kasserine Governorate Tunisia


Deteriorating Security Situation in Zawiya Threatens Operation Continuity at Local Refinery, Tripolitania Region Libya
Update: Multiple Confirmed Killed by Flash Flooding in Aude Department France
Multiple Security Personnel Abducted by Jaish ul-Adl Militants in Mirjaveh, Sistan and Baluchestan Province Iran
Ongoing Emergency Operation in Sternenfels, Baden-Wurttemberg following Accident at Chemical Facility Germany
Multiple Arrests in Anti-Terrorism Operation in Trebes Area, Aude Department France
Many Arrested in Illegal Fishing Operation near Cay Lobos Bahamas
Rainfall from Tropical Storm Tara to bring Risk of Flash Floods and Mudslides; Travel Disruptions Expected Mexico
Multiple Casualties Reported Following Bus Accident in Haripal Village, West Bengal State India
Red Flood Alert Extended in Aude Department France
Tractor Driver Shot by Police in Ankara Turkey
Heavy Rain Warning Issued for Multiple Locations; Risk of Flooding in Low Lying Areas Fiji Islands
Security Exercice to Be Held near Stade du 4 Aout in Ouagadougou on 16 October Burkina Faso
Yellow Weather Alert Issued for Multiple Municipalities Nationwide El Salvador
Several Arrested in Anti-Narcotics Operation near Bergamo Italy
Brazilian political activists to Gather In Paris' Stalingrad District to Oppose Far-Right Presidential Candidate, 20 October France
Policemen Injured after Anarchists Attack Police Station in Omania Square, Athens Greece
Multiple Injured following Clashes at Demonstration in Grand-Bassam Cote d'Ivoire
Roadways Workers Union to Hold Two-Day Strike in Haryana State on 16-17 October India
Two Strong Earthquakes Strike off East Coast; No Tsunami Warning Issued New Caledonia
Clashes at Garment Factory Leave Dozens Injured in Yangon Myanmar
Several Casualties reported following Train Incident in Sale, Rabat-Sale-Kenitra Region; Emergency Operation Ongoing Morocco