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  • Nepal
    Latest update: Summary section - Tribhuvan International Airport will remain closed until 5 March
  • Ghana
    Latest update: Summary - planned rally on 6 March in Accra in protest at frequent power cuts and the government's energy policy
  • Liechtenstein
    Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment
  • Burma
    Latest update: Safety and security - possibility of violent clashes in several states; land mines and improvised explosive devices pose a threat in conflict areas
  • Jordan
    Latest update: editorial amendments
  • North Korea
    Latest update: Summary – revised measures in response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa
  • Egypt
    Latest update: Terrorism section - explosion outside a police station in Aswan on 1 March. There were reports of 2 deaths and a number of injuries
  • Bangladesh
    Latest update: Summary – possible court proceedings & arrest in corruption case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on 4 March may trigger violence
  • Chile
    Latest update: Summary - Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted; visit the Chilean Ministry of Interior website for up to date info and advice and follow the instructions of local response teams if you’re in the area
  • Italy
    Latest update: Summary - removal of advice for Europa League football matches on 26 February
  • Turkey
    Latest update: Summary – removal of advice for Liverpool v's Besiktas football match, 26th February
  • South Africa
    Latest update: Summary – forest fires near Cape Town; monitor local media and take care in nearby areas.
  • Iceland
    Latest update: Summary – number of British nationals visiting Iceland; update on volcanic activity in the area around Bárðarbunga volcano on Vatnajökull glacier
  • Jamaica
    Latest update: Local laws & customs section – plans to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of ganja
  • Peru
    Latest Update: Natural disasters section – During the rainy season, land, rock and mudslides can cause disruption to walking routes in mountain and jungle areas, including the route to Machu Picchu
  • Somalia
    Latest update: Terrorism section – updated list of terrorist incidents, including an explosion at the Central Hotel in Mogadishu on 20 February, killing at least 25 people
  • Mozambique
    Latest update: Summary - impact of flooding continues and there has been a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique.
  • Montenegro
    Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment
  • Pitcairn Island
    Latest update: Summary – Details for consular assistance
  • Sweden
    Latest update: editorial amendments

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