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Vigilante Clashes in PK5 District of Bangui Leave Multiple Fatalities Central African Republic
Protests Likely in Pyeongchang and Seoul on 25 February as North Korean General Attends Closing Olympic Ceremony South Korea
Protests Reported in Afgoye, Lower Shabelle Region, following Death of Local Resident Somalia
Arson and Attacks on Military Personnel Reported in Narathiwat and Pattani; Unrest Persists in Southern Provinces Thailand
Cargo Ship Attacked by Suspected Pirates off Rivers State; Further Attacks off Niger Delta Likely Nigeria
Fatalities Reported following Clashes between Security Forces and Gunmen in Goma, North Kivu Congo (Kinshasa)
Thousands Gather at People Power Monument in Quezon City ahead of EDSA Revolution Anniversary Philippines
Fatalities Reported following Double Taliban Attack on Government Targets in Helmand Province Afghanistan
Fatalities Reported following Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base in Farah Province Afghanistan
Fatality and Multiple Injured after Suicide Bomb Targets Green Zone Checkpoint in Kabul Afghanistan
Armed Forces to Hold Military Drills across Venezuela on 24 and 25 February; Travel Disruption Likely Venezuela
Shooting at UNAM Main Campus in Mexico City Highlights Drug Traffickers' Presence within University Facilities Mexico
Multiple IEDs Explode in Sittwe, Rakhine State; Policeman Injured Myanmar
Violent Clashes Erupt in Lima as Security Forces Contain Student Demonstrators Peru
Multiple Fatalities after Vehicle Crashes into School Children in Muzaffarpur, Bihar State India


Large Police Operation Underway in Zurich following Shooting Incident in Langstrasse District Switzerland
Global summit highlights solutions to end violence against children, calls for accelerated action Sweden
Fatal Cattle Raid against Misseriya Community in South Kordofan State; South Sudanese Soldiers Suspected Sudan
Thousands Expected to Attend Pro-Migrant Demonstration in Brussels, 25 February Belgium
Authorities to Introduce New Visa Regulations from 21 March Oman
Hail and Storm Warnings Issued for Multiple Governorates from 24 February; Hazardous Driving Conditions Likely Oman
Multi-Vehicular Crash on A-118 Highway in Vsevolozhsky District near St Petersburg; Traffic Disruption Reported Russia
11 States Without Electricity in Central and Western Venezuela after Power Lines Fail Venezuela
Unions and Student Groups to Protest against New Law Allowing Non-Remunerated Labour Peru
Road and Rail Routes Disrupted accross Kaikoura Coast after Passage of Cyclone Gita New Zealand
Dozens Killed following Floods during Summer Rains across the Country; Outbreak of Cholera Likely to Spread Mozambique
Riot Police Disperse Protestors and Arrest Local Community Leaders in Adana Turkey
Analysis: Implementation of Unified Visa Program Highlights Continued Positive Relations between Moscow and Minsk Belarus
Protest on February 24 Italy
Protests on February 25 Congo (Kinshasa)
Thousands Expected to Attend Anti-Fascist Rally in Rome, 24 February; Severe Disruption Anticipated Italy


Chemical Fire reported at Ichemco Factory in Cuggiono, Milan Italy
Authorities Issue Forest Fire Disaster Alerts for Riau, South Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan Provinces Indonesia
Fatalities Reported following Landslide in Brebes Regency, Java; Multiple Remain Missing Indonesia
Foreign National Released following Kidnap for Ransom in Abuja Nigeria
Al Shabaab Militants Ambush AMISOM Convoy in Afgoye District, Lower Shabelle Region Somalia
US Embassy Warns of Protest in Budapest, 23 February Hungary
General Canas Highway Disrupted near San Jose due to Police Operations Costa Rica
Multiple Injured after Gas Pipeline Explosion Levels House in Nusrat Bhutto Colony, Karachi Pakistan
Grenades Thrown at US Embassy in Podgorica; Road Closures in Vicinity Montenegro
UPDATE: Lootings and Riots Spread into Southern Districts of Bogota Colombia
Opposition Leader Calls for Protests in Tegucigalpa and Ilama; 23 and 25 February Honduras
Opposition Groups Plan Anti-Government Demonstrations in Central Montevideo, 23 February Uruguay
Opposition Party Calls for Protest March in Dhaka on 24 February; Heavy Travel Disruption Expected Bangladesh


Egyptian Authorities Announce Temporary Re-opening of Rafah Crossing, 21-24 February Egypt
Protesters Stage Demonstration in Ebonyi Over Politically Motivated Murder Nigeria
Roads in Reykjavik Closed due to Heavy Snow; Access to Keflavik Airport Disrupted Iceland
Dozens Killed after Bus Veers off Pan-American Highway in Arequipa Province; Emergency Operations Ongoing Peru
Turkish Soldiers Killed in PKK Attack in Semdinli District, Hakkari Province Turkey
Protesters Block Maputo Ring Road near Chiango Mozambique
Labour Unions Call for Nationwide Truck Driver Strike and Demonstrations; Significant Disruption Expected Argentina
Grenade Attack against Bus in Diyatalawa, Uva Province, Leaves Multiple Injured; Military Personnel Targeted Sri Lanka
Large Anti-Gun Rally Planned in Tallahassee, Florida; Road Closures and Disruption Expected United States
Police Officers injured following Multiple IED blasts in Rizal Province; NPA Militant Group Suspected Philippines
School Bus Collides with Truck in Dortmund; Injuries and Travel Disruption Reported Germany
Trade Union Groups Plan Protest at Ministry of Labour, Bucharest Romania
Ten Killed As Overcrowded Bus Plunges Off Road in Jiangxi Province China
Police Station in Ngcobo, Eastern Cape Attacked by Robbers; Fatalities Reported South Africa
Twenty People Injured After RTI Involving Two Trucks in Ubon Ratchathani Province Thailand
Protest Held in Inayat Killay, Bajaur Over Murder of Student Afghanistan
Protest Held in Tabyuzayat Township over Perceived Land Grab; Further Protests Likely Myanmar
Flood Warning Issued as Storms Approach Northwest Indiana United States
Three Injured in Suspected Assassination Attempt in Nagaland; Tensions Increasing in Run-up to Legislative Elections India
State of Emergency Declared as Forest Fires Spread in Riau Province Indonesia
Kidnapped NGO Worker Freed in North Kivu Province Congo (Kinshasa)
Three Policemen Injured in Insurgent Attack in Narathiwat; Highlights Ongoing Militant Threat Thailand
Government Extends Current State of Emergency For Further 30 Days Maldives
Truck Crashes into Roadside Café in Jabalpur District, Madhya Pradesh State; Unrest Erupts Afterwards India


Government Airstrikes Hit East Damascus leaving Hundreds of Casualties Syria
Analysis: Far-Right Protests Underscore Concerns Linked to Nationalist Activity in Bulgaria Bulgaria
Bank Workers to Demonstrate for Higher Salaries in Cordoba Argentina
Bank Workers Conduct Countrywide 48-Hour Strike; Operations under Restriction Argentina
Several Injured Following Tourist Bus Crash In Lisbon Portugal
Security Forces Use Teargas to Disperse Rival Crowds in Thika, Kiambu County Kenya
Teachers Unions Schedule Nationwide Protests for 21 February Philippines
Taxi Drivers Plan Countrywide Anti-Uber Demonstrations, 21 February Paraguay
Comite Laic Catholique Calls for Peaceful Demonstrations in Kinshasa, 25 February Congo (Kinshasa)
UPDATE: Five Iranian Security Personnel Killed in Tehran Protests and 300 Demonstrators Arrested Iran
Three People Killed following Grenade Attack in San Vicente del Caguan, Caqueta Colombia
Report of Fatal Explosion in Central Jalalabad Afghanistan
Presidente Dutra Highway Blocked by Demonstrators in Sao Paulo Brazil
Man Accused of Stealing Killed by Vigilante Mob in Ndirande Township, Blantyre Malawi
Suspected Islamic State Member Arrested in Torre Pacheco, Murcia Spain
Several Injured Following Train Truck Collision in Harju County Estonia
Skirmishes between Unidentified Gunmen and Security Forces in Corinto, Cauca Colombia
Curfew Extended for a Further Week in Northwest Region Cameroon
NSCDC Operatives Killed as Fulani Herdsmen Attack Village in Benue State Nigeria
Police Arrest Drug Gang During Operations in Angeles City, Central Luzon Philippines
Demonstrators Protest Alleged Balsphemous Social Media Posts in Shahdra Town, Lahore India
One Dead and Multiple Injured in Clashes Between PDP Supporters in Mbaitoli, Imo State Nigeria
Protest Planned on 22 February at NNPC in Abuja; Avoid Demonstrations Nigeria
NBA Plans Protest March from Ikeja to Alausa; Avoid Demonstrations Nigeria
Alleged Cartel Leader Captured by Marines in Matamoros Mexico
Two Killed and One Kidnapped in Attack on Aid Workers in North Kivu Congo (Kinshasa)
Multiple Pro-Government Militiamen Killed in IS Ambush near Kirkuk Iraq
Several Injured Following Bus Truck Collision in Philadelphia United States


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