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Curfew Announced during National Census on 22 October Peru
Criminal Group Targets LGBT Union Patriotica Members in Costa Caribe region Colombia
Bus Driver Killed in Collision With Truck, Andhra Pradesh India
Torrential Rains Cause Extensive Flood Related Incidents in Queensland Australia
Daily Sit-In Protests in Abuja from 17 October Nigeria
Journalist Killed by Car-Bomb near Bidnija Village Malta
Several Protesters Arrested After Ultra-Orthodox Protests Israel
'State of Emergency' Declared in Northern Florida Ahead of Right-Wing Speech, 19 October United States
Outbreak of Dengue Fever Declared by Ministry of Health Burkina Faso
Double Car Bomb Attack in Gardez City, Paktia Province Afghanistan
Demonstrations Expected across Catalonia following Incarceration of Civil Groups' Leaders Spain
State of Emergency to be Extended until January 2018 Turkey
Turkish Security Council Plans to Suspend Flights to Iraqi Kurdistan Turkey
Likely Celebratory Rallies following Sooronbay Jeenbekov Electoral Victory, Bishkek Kyrgyz Republic
Oil Sector Workers Block Major Street near National Employment Service Offices in Villahermosa, Tabasco Mexico
Landslides Kill Two in Santa Cruz de Cajamarquilla, Huachipa, Lima Province Peru
Mitiga International Airport Closed due to Heavy Clashes in the vicinity of the Ghararat Area, Tripoli Libya
Multiple Fatalities in Attack in Maingo District, Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State Nigeria
Indigenous Groups Demonstrate in Manaus, Amazonas, against Newly Elected Indigenous Foundation President Brazil
Curfew Imposed in Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State, following Multiple Deadly Attacks Nigeria
Orange Weather Alerts Issued by Central Authorities ahead of Storm Uruguay
Security Forces Thwart Bomb Attack at a Beer Festival in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Military Forces Inflict Large Fatalities on Taliban Ranks in Multiple Regions Afghanistan
Analysis: Transfer of Power after Presidential Poll to be Peaceful, Elevated Risk of Localised Protests Kyrgyz Republic
Teachers Plan Strike Action in Multiple Regions, 20 October Peru
100 Year Anniversary of Balfour Declaration, Protests Expected in London, 2 November United Kingdom
Counter-Terrorist Operations in Taboye, Gao Region Mali
Political Gatherings Planned Across the Country to Commemorate Peronism Argentina
Analysis: Catalan Authorities Fail to Clarify their Position Increasing Risk of Political Instability Spain
Reports of Fatal Attack on Amiet Market in Abyei Sudan


Update: Peshmerga and Iraqi Government Forces Exchange Artillery Fire South of Kirkuk Iraq
Analysis: Elevated Tensions between Iran and US as Trump Decertifies Nuclear Deal Iran
Tuareg Militia Officer Shot Dead in Menaka District, Gao Region Mali
Police Station Attacked in Solle, Loroum Province Burkina Faso
Military Claims to Have Killed Abu Sayyaf and Maute Group Leaders in Marawi, Mindanao Philippines
Major Unions Expected to Strike on 17 October Chile
Budget-Related Protests Expected to Renew in Port-au-Prince, 17 October Haiti
Flooding Hits Communities in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State Nigeria
Fishermen Kidnapped in Port Poblacion, Sulu Province Philippines
Congestion and Disruption Likely on 26-27 October Due To Transport Strike Italy
Fatal Wildfires Cause Disruption in Northern Areas Portugal
Flights Cancelled as Mango Airlines Pilots Go on Strike South Africa
Three Storey Building Collapses in Bengaluru, Karnataka State India
Unionised State Employees Protest Planned for 17 October in Central London United Kingdom
Road Blocks and Protests Reported in Bondo, Siaya County Kenya
Intercommunal Clashes Reported in Arish, North Sinai Egypt
Increased Risk of Unrest Ahead of Prominent Treason Trial, Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Ongoing Security Operations across VRAEM Area Peru
Increased Security Expected During Local Governors Inauguration Ceremony, 16 October Indonesia
Security Operations Reported in Abu Dis, East Jerusalem Israel
Student Protests Reported in Lusenda, South Kivu Congo (Kinshasa)
Large-Scale Evacuations after PEMEX Gas Duct Leak in Cardenas, Tabasco Mexico
Anti-Corruption Protest Planned in Central Kiev, 17 October Ukraine
Transport Strike Planned for 16 October Philippines
Israeli Air Force Conducts Airstrike East of Damascus Syria
Kidnapping Ring Dismantled in Security Operations in Villahermosa, Tabasco Mexico
Large Fire at Oil Platform on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana United States
Militants Attack Reported Near Balad-Hawo Border Checkpoint Somalia
Anti-Government Protest Planned in Bucharest, 19 October Romania
Power Cuts Effect 120,00 People in Kerry, Cork, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Limerick Ireland
Anti-Corruption Demonstration in Yasamal District, Baku, 28 October Azerbaijan
Opposition Protest Outside Parliament in Freetown Sierra Leone
Militants Killed in Uruzgan Airstrikes Afghanistan
Analysis: Police Warn of Heightened Risk of Violent Unrest Associated with Far-Left and Anarchist Militants France
Analysis: High Risk of Localised Conflict after Iraqi Forces Advance in Kirkuk Iraq
Cholera Outbreak Reported in Kisii Kenya
Ultra-Nationalists Arrested With Arms Cache, Kiev Ukraine


Suspected Kidnappers Shot Dead by Police in Obosi, Anambra State Nigeria
Bashmagh Border Crossing Closed due to Kurdish Independence Referendum Iraq
Fatal Shooting at Stellenbosch Nightclub South Africa
Multiple Fatalities in Chihuahua Cartel Violence, Authorities Unable to Intervene Mexico
Suspected Mali-Based Militants Raid Village in Tillaberi Region Niger
Suspected IS-Linked Militants Arrested in Moscow and Makhachkala, Reportedly Planning Attacks Russia
Village Official Shot Dead in Thung Yang Daeng District, Pattani Province Thailand
Reports of Clashes in Dheisheh Camp, Near Bethlehem Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Tensions between Government and Kurdish Forces Continue Around Kirkuk as Deadline for Withdrawal Reportedly Extended Iraq
Some Transport Services Suspended Ahead of Typhoon Khanun Hong Kong
Kidnapped Child Rescued by Police in Quetta Pakistan
Two-day Nationwide Transport Strike from 16 October Philippines
Four Soldiers Killed in IED Blast in Kurram Tribal Region Pakistan
Police Seize Explosive-Laden Van in Kabul Afghanistan
Political Rallies likely to be held in Vienna for Election Results Austria
Hundreds March in Sydney ahead of Papua New Guinea's Center Closure Australia
UPDATE: Death Toll Increases Due to Landslides and Flooding Vietnam
Bashmagh Border Crossing Closed due to Kurdish Independence Referendum Iran
Increased Security Presence in San Joaquin Following Drug Violence Escalation Chile


Students Shot Outside High School in Guatemala City Guatemala
VBIED Blast Reported in Zoobe Area, Mogadishu Somalia
Accra Student Protests in Wake of Fuel Station Blast Ghana
Abu Sayyaf Suspects Detained in Banguingui, Sulu Philippines
Italian Priest Kidnapped in Benin City, Edo Sate Nigeria
Fatalities After Rwandan Rebels Attack North Kivu Police Station Congo (Kinshasa)
Ongoing Security Operation in Pulwama District, Jammu and Kashmir India
Teachers' Union Stage Rally in Durban, Further Union-Led Events Expected South Africa
Protests Expected in Urban Centres After Arrest Warrant Issued For Opposition Politician Bangladesh
Taxi Driver Shot in Targeted Killing, Barranquilla Colombia
Security to be Increased in Deep South Around Anniversary of Tak Bai Incident on 25 October Thailand
Al-Shabaab Militants Claim to have Captured Barire, Lower Shebelle Somalia
Suspected Robbers Killed in Firefight with Police on Sagamu-Benin Road, Ogun State Nigeria
Boko Haram Militants Killed by Nigerian Army in Borno State Nigeria
Kenyan Police Kill Two Protesters, Siaya County Kenya
Protest Planned outside House of Keys Isle of Man
Reports of Preparations of Further North Korean Missile Launches Japan
Reports of Preperations of Further North Korean Missile Launches South Korea
Civilians Killed in Saudi Airstrike in Sanaa Yemen
UPDATE: Civilian Killed in Violent Protests, following raid in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir India
Thousands of Anti White Supremacy Protesters to Rally in Toronto on 15 October Canada
Islamic State Fighters Surrender to US-Coalition Forces in Raqqa Syria
Gunmen Kill Students at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary, Turkana Kenya
Protests Planned Outside Health Ministry in Rabat Morocco
Reports of Preparations of Further North Korean Missile Launches Micronesia
Israeli Security Forces Close Road outside Shilo, Qaryot following Discovery of IED Palestinian Territories/ West Bank and Gaza Strip
Reports of Armed Robbery of Foreign Nationals in Taxi, Accra Ghana


Death Toll From Tumaco Clashes Revised Upwards Colombia
Analysis: Tensions between Israel and Gaza following Security Incidents, Armed Resistance from Gaza to Remain a Concern Israel
Uhuru Park Closed to Public As Authorities Crack Down on Protests Kenya
Multiple Fatalities in Duque de Caxias Bar Shooting, Northern Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Confirmed Fatalities from California Wildfires Increase to at Least 31, Thousands Evacuated United States
Ongoing Police Operations in Narayanganj Following Fatal Knife Attack Bangladesh
Two Injured in Explosion Outside Hotel in Siliguri, West Bengal India
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha Supporters Clash with Security Forces in Darjeeling District, West Bengal India
Multiple Fatalities following Jawzjan Clashes Afghanistan
Security Operations Announced in Badakhshan Afghanistan
Turkish army convoy enters Idlib, Syria Syria
Restrictions imposed in areas of Srinagar on 13 October India
FCO Warns of Hurricane Ophelia forecast to bring Poor Weather to the Azores Portugal
Policeman Killed in Quetta Shooting Pakistan
Police Use Teargas to Dispence Crowds in Several Cities Kenya
Police Conduct Video Censorship Raids in Benin, Edo State Nigeria
Schiphol Airport Warns of Lengthy Delays during Atumn Holidays Netherlands
Kurdish Authorities Reinforce Troop Numbers in Kirkuk Iraq
Armed Clash Reported between Police and Nigerian Nationals in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng Province South Africa
Analysis: Russian Security Forces to Continue to Conduct Periodic Raids Targeting Crimean Tatar Militants Ukraine
Planned Protest in Santa Cruz, Unrest Possible Bolivia
UPDATE: Death Toll Likely to Rise from Fires in Northern California United States
UPDATE: Flooding in Northern and Central Regions to Worsen following Typhoon Khanun Vietnam
Typhoon Khanun to Hit Hainan Island China
Supreme Court Likely to Reinstate Zuma Corruption Charges South Africa
Multiple Fatalities following Multiple VBIED in Hasakeh Province Syria
Three Killed After Protesters Storm Police Station in Bondo Kenya
Union Members Demonstrate in Solidarity with Avianca Pilots, Medellin Colombia


Multiple Typhoid Cases Reported on Moturiki Island Fiji Islands
Violent Student Protests Continue at CPUT Campus, Cape Town South Africa
Curfews Imposed in Kurdish Villages across Bitlis amid Security Operations Turkey
Anti-Racism Demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia United States
Multiple Arrests Made in Security Operations in Manama Bahrain
Doctors begin 48 Hour Strike Nationwide Dominican Republic
Thousands of People Evacuated after Heavy Rains in Northern and Central Provinces Vietnam
UPDATE: Ash Clouds Spread from Shinmoedake Volcanic Eruption Japan
Multiple Wounded Following Bomb Blast North of Baghdad Iraq
Kurdish Forces Block Main Roads Connecting Erbil, Dahuk and Mosul Iraq
Analysis: EU Considers Reopening Embassy Pending Improvement in Security, Various Spoilers to Challenge Progress Libya
Government Bans Demonstrations in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu Kenya
Police Launch Operations to Clear Illegal Vendors Zimbabwe
Possibility of Unrest during Presidential Election on 15th October Kyrgyz Republic
Puntland Maritime Police Forces Kill Iranian Fisherman in the Indian Ocean Somalia
Protesters Killed in Shashemene during Renewed Oromo Demonstrations Ethiopia
Arrest warrant issued against Imran Khan; Unrest Likely Pakistan
CGT-Cheminots Union Calls for National Rail strike on 19 October France
Germany to Continue Passport Controls Along Borders for Additional Six Months Germany
Germany to Continue Passport Controls Along Borders for Additional Six Months Austria
Reports of Protest in Woliso, Oromia region Ethiopia
Nine Houthi Fighters Killed in Shabwah Province Yemen
Analysis: Clashes during Opposition Protest Highlight Likelihood of Periodic Demonstrations in Tbilisi Georgia
Kidnapped American Family Freed from Taliban Pakistan
Train Strikes Continue in Colombo; Travel Disruption Likely Sri Lanka
Pharmacists Protest Planned at Supreme Court in Buenos Aires, 12 October Argentina


Anti-Corruption Demonstrations, 11 October Iraq
Former State Official Killed Following Shooting in Barakin Ladi, Plateau State Nigeria
Anti-Corruption Protest Planned Central Guatemala City, 14 October Guatemala
Protests Expected following Further Medical Education Disputes Sri Lanka
Suspected IED Blast Reported in Aden Yemen
Analysis: Corruption Charges against Vice President Mark Latest Break Between President Moreno and Predecessor Ecuador
Fatality reported following Clashes during Police Raid in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria
Militants Killed amid Clashes in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir India
Level Three Alert Issued after Shinmoe Volcano Erupts in Kyushu Region Japan
Opposition Protest Planned Outside Parliament in Freetown Sierra Leone
Rain Causes Major Disruption to Traffic in New South Wales Australia
Dozens Detained in Relation to Fatal Attack in Cabo Delgado Province Mozambique
Reports of Fatality Following Explosion at Oil Refinery near Aliaga, Izmir Province Turkey
Gunmen in Speed Boats Target Offshore Assets off Akwa Ibom; Caution Advised Nigeria
Vessel Attacked off Bayelsa State; Caution Advised Nigeria
Reports of Renewed Clashes in Pagak, Upper Nile State South Sudan
Analysis: Madrid Highly Unlikely to Negotiate with Catalonia, Leading to Increased Political Uncertainty Spain
Analysis: Wilayat Sinai Attacks and Threats Indicate Increased Cargo Risks in North Sinai Egypt
Several Militants Killed in Series of Airstrikes in Nangarhar Province Afghanistan
Protests in Srinagar Turn Violent as Crowds Pelt Police With Stones India
Major Unions Plan Rallies in Central Bogota, 12 October Colombia