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Traffic Disruption Following Protests in Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago
Analysis: Violence at Gaza Border with Israel Continues, Sparked by Bomb Targeting IDF Troops Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Police Surround CUF Party Headquarters in Zanzibar in Political Standoff; May lead to Escalation in Communal Tensions Tanzania
Vehicle and Property Damaged Following Explosion in Bihac Bosnia and Herzegovina
Local Residents Killed and Injured in Refuse Site Landslide in Maputo Mozambique
O.R. Tambo International Airport Evacuated Due to Ongoing Security Operations South Africa
Cholera Outbreak Continues in Malawi Despite Government Vaccination Drive Malawi
West Amsterdam Experiencing Wide-Spread Power Outage; Slotervaart Hospital Affected Netherlands
Ongoing Violent Student Protests in Conakry Guinea
Local Businesses in Calabar, Cross River State, to Close for a Week in Protest against Recent Kidnappings Nigeria
Eruption of Mount Sinabung Volcano; Local Air Transport Disruptions Likely Indonesia
Students Killed in Major Road Traffic Collision on Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway; Road Closed India
Internet and Power Outages in South West Germany following Bank Robbery Germany
UNHCR Warns of Dramatic Increase in Homicides in the Bajo Cauca Sub-Region, Antioquia Department Colombia
FCO Warns of Large Political Rallies following Death of Opposition Leader; Avoid Large Gatherings Zimbabwe
Reports of Shooting at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant in San Antonio; Avoid Area United States
Protests and Gatherings Likely during Archbishop's Visit to Osorno, Osorno Province, 20-23 February Chile
Five Soldiers Wounded in IED Explosion in Datu Unsay, Maguindanao; Highlights Continuing Militant Threat Philippines
Nationwide General Strike Planned for 21 February Bolivia
CGT Announces SNCF Workers Nationwide Strike, 22 February France
Cyclone Gita to Make Landfall in North of South Island Late on Tuesday, 20 February New Zealand
Trade Unions Plan Protest at International Labour Organisation on 20 February; Avoid Area Sri Lanka
Authorities Warn of Increased Risk of Water and Mosquito-Borne Diseases as Relief Works Continue Tonga
Analysis: Attack in Dagestan Highlights Threat Posed by Radical Islamist Militancy Russia
Analysis: Cross-Border Violence with Gaza Continues, Sparked by Bomb Targeting IDF Troops Israel
Several Fatalities Following Shootout With Police Near Pinetown South Africa


International Diplomat Assassinated by Unidentified Gunmen in North East Syria Syria
Dozens Abducted in Suspected Boko Haram Attack near Bulaburin, Borno State Nigeria
Indian Army Personnel Injured in landmine Explosion, Jammu and Kashmir India
Explosion during Wedding Ceremony in Rajasthan Kills 18; Recovery Efforts Ongoing India
Four People Killed in RTI in Jampur, Punjab India
Several Suspected Militants Killed in Hakkari Province Iraq
Several Suspected Cult Members Arrested In Jalingo, Taraba State Nigeria
Tourist Injured in Knife Attack following Botched Robbery near Cape Town South Africa
Several Arrested Following Demonstrations Near Novokuznetsk Russia
US Drone Strike Targets Suspected IS Militants in Kunar Province Afghanistan
Al-Shabaab Militants Ambush Military Convoy in Lower Shabelle Somalia
Israeli Airforce Strikes Target Hamas Compounds in Gaza Egypt
Dozens Feared Dead Following Plane Crash In Isfahan Province Iran
Demonstrations Planned Nationwide following Florida School Shooting; Educational Establishments Affected United States
Power Outages Planned in Quezon City on Sunday, 18 February Philippines
One Killed in Shooting in Yingo District, Narathiwat Province; Possible Insurgent Activity Thailand
Fatal Drive-By Shooting of Public Bus in San Salvador Highlights High Risk of Crime El Salvador
Hijack Attempt Thwarted off Basilan Coast; Abu Sayyaf Pirates Suspected Philippines
Update: State of Emergency to be in Place for Six Months following Cabinet Decision Ethiopia
Three JMB Militants Arrested in Raid in Rajshahi Bangladesh


Ongoing Fire In Mathare, Northeast Nairobi Kenya
Heavy Weekend Snows Forecasted in Moscow; Motorists Advised to Avoid Driving Russia
Reports of Fatality Following Factory Explosion Dieppe, Seine-Maritime Department France
Pro-Democracy Activists Plan Demonstrations in Nakhon Ratchasima Province Thailand
Man Burned Alive Inside Vehicle during Mob Violence in Limpopo South Africa
Three Suspected Terrorists Killed During Anti-Terror Operations in Dera Ghazi Khan Pakistan
Reports of Injuries Following Bus Train Collision in Leningrad Oblast Russia
Police Officer Attacked in Ruse during Routine Patrol; Suspect in Custody Bulgaria
Two Killed and Multiple Injured After Road Traffic Incident in Toledo City Philippines
Disruption Expected During Independence Day Celebrations Serbia
Parts of Kabwe Flooded Following Torrential Rains Zambia
Four Frontier Corps Officers Killed in Ambush in Quetta Pakistan
Suspected IS Base Destroyed Following Drone Strike in Nangarhar Afghanistan
Several Killed in Garbage Collection Point Fire in Guangdong Province; Efforts to Extinguish Flames Continue China
Fatal Road Traffic Collision Reported in Crimea; Blaze Obstructs Emergency Response Ukraine
Fatal Cattle Raid Reported in Bieh State; Intercommunal Violence Suspected South Sudan
Police Clash with Anti-Fascist Protesters in Bologna ahead of Far-Right Rally Italy
Student Protesters Allegedly Shot and Killed by Riot Police in Dar es Salaam Tanzania


US Consulate Warns of Potential Unrest in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala, following Supreme Court Verdict on Cauvery River Ca India
Analysis: Prime Minister Hailemariam Resigns Amid Calls for Further Political Reform Ethiopia
Transport Delays Expected during Independence Celebrations, 6 March Ghana
Significant Unrest Anticipated ahead of Presidential Election, 26-28 March Egypt
Anti-Corruption Demonstrations reported in Tel Aviv Israel
Teachers Killed by Suspected Al Shabaab Militants in Qarsa, Wajir County Kenya
Protests Reported at American Embassy in Nairobi Kenya
Police Officers Fatally Shot in Kawempe Division, Kampala Uganda
US Embassy Warns of Authorities' Severe Crackdown on Opposition Members and Activists Sudan
Militant Killed in Police Ambush in Merti, Isiolo County Kenya
24-Hour Alitalia Strike Planned for 26 February: Nationwide Flight Delays and Cancellations Expected Italy
Public Utility Vehicle (Jeepney) Drivers to Hold Nationwide Demonstrations on 19 February against Modernisation Plans Philippines
Strike Planned by Merseyrail Staff on 3 March United Kingdom
Flights Cancelled at Manas International Airport (FRU) in Bishkek amid Snowstorm Kyrgyz Republic
Flooding Reported in Tilcara following Heavy Rainfall in Jujuy Province Argentina
Dozens Killed in Birane Village, Zamfara State, as Bandits Open Fire on Community Market in Suspected Revenge Attack Nigeria
Indian Army Post in Azad Kashmir Targeted in Retaliatory Pakistani Shelling; Fatalities Reported Pakistan
Anti-Government Protests Planned in Rabat on 18 and 20 February; Multiple Labour Unions Involved Morocco
Former FARC Commander and Police Bodyguards Killed in Attack in Tibu, North Santander Department Colombia
Terror Plot Foiled by FBI in New York City; Two Charged with Manufacturing Explosives United States
Sniper Attack Leaves Multiple Fatalities near al-Qamar, Jizan; Instability Persists in Border Regions Saudi Arabia
US Embassy Suspends Staff Travel Outside of Addis Ababa amid Concerns of Unrest following Desalegn's Resignation Ethiopia


Reports of Car Bomb Blast in Wadajir District of Mogadishu Somalia
Analysis: Saakashvili Deportation Highlights Ongoing Risk of Political Instability Sparked by Governance Issues Ukraine
Protesters Disrupt Transmilenio Transport Services in Soacha, near Bogota Colombia
Criminal Groups Expel Families from Social Housing Projects in Jesuitas District, Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
French Forces Target Militants in Tinzaouaten, close to the Algerian Border Algeria
Taliban Fail to Retake Qaisar District Afghanistan
Suspected Militants Assassinate Prominent Cleric in Sendegue, Mopti Region Mali
Anarchist Groups Interrupt Vehicular Traffic in Central Buenos Aires; Expect a Heightened Security Presence Argentina
Student Led Anti-Government Demonstrations in Toulouse France
Counter-Terrorist Operations Reported in the Unsukul District of Dagestan, Expect Increased Security Presence Russia
Transport Delays Expected during Independence Celebrations, 1 March South Korea
Transport Delays Expected during Independence Celebrations, 3 March Bulgaria
Dozens injured in Traffic Collision near Koutiala Mali
Flooding Reported in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal; Disruption Expected Indonesia
Tropical Cyclone Gita Expected to Cause Disruption on Friday, 16 February New Caledonia
Roadside Bomb Attack in Galgala Hills, Puntland Region Somalia
Avoid Gatherings and Events linked to Liberation Day in Kabul; Anticipate Heightened Security Afghanistan
Public Transport Workers to Strike in Brussels on 19 February; Expect Travel Disruption Belgium


Pro-Kurdish Groups Prepare for Demonstrations in Strasbourg, 17 February France
Analysis: Conviction of Opposition Leader Marks Potential Watershed Moment in Country's Two-Party System Bangladesh
Devil's Wood Yard Mud Volcano Erupts; Emergency Operations Underway Trinidad and Tobago
Dozens of Sub-Saharan Migrants Killed in Traffic Collision near Bani Walid Libya
Travel Disruption Expected in Major Urban Centres for Chinese New Year, 16 February Indonesia
Chadian Militias Raid Mistry Village, Baida, West Darfur; Multiple Fatalities Reported Sudan
Security Personnel Killed in IED Blast in Tebessa Province Algeria
Security Forces Raid Gupta Family Compound in Johannesburg South Africa
Multiple Fatalities after Explosion at a Shipyard in Kochi, Kerala State India
Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters Demanding Release of Sheikh Zakzaky in Abuja Nigeria
Indigenous Community Members Vandalise Police Cars following Murder in Jacareacanga, Para State Brazil
Comprehensive Operation - Sinai 2018 Continues as Reports of Population under Duress Emerge Egypt
National Oil Company Suspends Operations at Multiple Oilfields in Meta Department following Protests Colombia
Several Security Personnel Killed following Militant Ambush in Langovabad Area of Quetta, Balochistan Province Pakistan
Opposition Groups Plan Anti-Austerity Protest in Khartoum on 15 February Sudan
Several Killed following Road Traffic Accident on Nyangusu-Keroka Highway near Keroka, Nyanza Province Kenya
Fatalities Reported as Tropical Storm Basyang Triggers Landslides in Surigao Del Sur, Mindanao Philippines
Dozens of Herdsmen Attack Akure Local Government Secretariat Office, Ondo State Nigeria
Multiple Killed following Collision between Bus and Truck near Gaya Town in Kano Nigeria
FARDC Forces Seize Control of Major ADF Militant Base near Beni, North Kivu Province Congo (Kinshasa)
Indonesian Soldier Shot by West Papua National Liberation Army Militants in Puncak Jaya Regency of Papua Province Indonesia
Multiple Killed after Second Explosion in Suspected Attack in Oruro, Cercado Province Bolivia
Mount Agung Erupts on Bali following Decrease in Alert Level; No Air Traffic Disruption Reported Indonesia
Fatal Attack by Farmers against Fulani Community in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State Nigeria
Multiple Demonstrations Planned in Bilbao, 21-22 February Spain


International Security Conference to be Held in Munich, 16-18 February; Localised Disruptions Expected Germany
Police Fire at Protesters in Jimma, Oromia region Ethiopia
Far-Right Nationalist Group to Protest in Belgrade on Anniversary of Kosovo Independence, 17 February Serbia
Anti-Austerity Protests Planned in Khartoum, Khartoum North, and Omdurman Sudan
Traffic Disruption Following Fire in Central Sydney Australia
Thousands March to Los Pinos, Mexico City, against Mexico-Toluca Train Line Mexico
Analysis: Border Incident Underscores Elevated Risk of Inter-State Conflict in Southern Syria Syria
Multiple Killed after Clashes between Anti-Government Protesters and Riot Police in Hamdallaye District of Conakry Guinea
State of Emergency Declared after Tropical Storm Gita Causes Widespread Flooding and Power Outages Tonga
Thousands March for Higher Minimum Wage in Memphis, Tennessee; Travel Disruption along Route United States
Anti-Government Protests in Pantoja, Santa Domingo Province; Travel Disruptions and Roadblocks Reported Dominican Republic
Militants Attack Police Force Camp in Karan Nagar Area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir State India
Anti-Government Strike in Oromia Region; Disruption Expected until 16 February Ethiopia
Chandigarh International Airport Closed due to Upgrades and Repairs until 26 February India