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    • Bahrain

      Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) and summary - there have been calls for unauthorised protests on 17 December 2018 in unspecified locations across the country; Summary - removal of information about parliamentary elections held in November and early December 2018 […]

    • Philippines

      Latest update: Summary - updated information to reflect extension of martial law in Mindanao by one year to 31 December 2019 […]

    • Australia

      Latest update: Summary - removal of information about bushfires in Queensland […]

    • Kazakhstan

      Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Kazakhstan, reflecting a reduced threat; Safety and security section (Air travel) and summary - removal of information about all Kazakh airlines being removed from EU banned list in 2016 […]

    • France

      Latest update: Summary - following a shooting incident in the city of Strasbourg in north-eastern France on the evening of 11 December, the attacker remains unaccounted for; a large police and gendarmerie operation (with military reinforcements) remains underway in the city of Strasbourg and surrounding areas; you should exercise caution and follow the advice of the French authorities at all times […]

    • Democratic Republic of the Congo

      Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to the DRC, including the capital city Kinshasa; areas of the country where the FCO already advise against all travel are unchanged; if you’re currently in the DRC and your continued presence is not essential, you should consider leaving the country by commercial means before 17 December […]

    • Seychelles

      Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full, with updates to the Safety and security (Crime, Swimming and Political situation) and Health sections […]

    • Hungary

      Latest update: Summary - Chelsea take on MOL Vidi FC in a UEFA Europa League group match in Budapest on Thursday 13 December; if you're travelling to Hungary for the match, check our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans in addition to this travel advic […]

    • Lebanon

      Latest update: Summary - changes to areas where the FCO advise against all travel and all but essential travel, including removal of advice against travel in some areas of northern and eastern Lebanon; addition of information on criminality in parts of the Bekka and information on travel in southern Lebanon […]

    • Belgium

      Latest update: Summary - removal of information about expected protests in Brussels on 8 December […]

    • Iraq

      Latest update: Safety and security section - updated information on protests in Basra earlier in 2018, and on internally displaced people in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region; Natural disasters section - addition of information on recent seismic activity […]

    • Togo

      Latest update: Summary - minor amendment to information on December elections […]

    • Ghana

      This advice has been reissued with additional information in the Safety & Security and Road Travel sections and the addition of a Natural Disasters section, with information on earthquakes. […]

    • Mali

      Latest update: Summary - protest march planned for the centre of Bamako on 8 December. Terrorism - update to list of recent terrorist attacks in Mali. […]

    • Turkey

      Latest update: Terrorism section - editorial amendment to information on vigilance around significant occasions and public holidays […]

    • Nicaragua

      Latest update: Summary - removal of information about period of severe weather; minor amendments to information on political unrest […]

    • Finland

      Latest update: Summary - removal of information about political demonstrations on 6 December […]

    • Georgia

      Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full with amendments throughout […]

    • Eritrea

      Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) and summary - change to advice against travel; FCO advice against all travel to within 25km of Eritrea's land borders now excludes the border crossings at Debay Sima – Burre, Serha – Zalambessa and Kesadika (Adi Kuala) – Rama, plus the main paved roads leading to those crossings; Entry requirements section (Visas) - addition of information on entry stamps, which are not being issued at the newly re-opened land-border crossings from Ethiopia; Safety and security section (Crime) - updated information on incidents of crim […]

    • Ethiopia

      Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) and summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel (rather than all travel) to within 10km of the border with Eritrea; this advice does not apply to the main road through Axum and Adigrat, tourist sites close to the road (eg Debre Damo and Yeha), and 3 border crossings and their main access roads; you should take local advice and not walk away from roads or towns unaccompanied […]