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The Upcoming Week’s Top News Alerts from Crisis24 - December 17 - 23

By: Lola Saldana
December 17, 2018

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Bangladesh: Electoral violence ahead of December 30 vote

At least 200 injured during nationwide electoral violence ahead of the December 30 elections; further violence likely in the coming days. Read more
 

 

What to watch out for this week

 

Croatia: Further “Yellow Sweatshirts” protests planned until January 5

The “Yellow Sweatshirts of Croatia” movement will hold further protests in the capital Zagreb and other cities until January 5; associated disruptions expected. Read more

 

Afghanistan: NATO warns of Kabul car bomb threat in coming days

NATO warns on December 10 of possible complex attack in Kabul involving suicide car bombs in coming days; possible targets include multinational organizations and facilities. Read more

 

France: Nationwide transportation strike planned Dec. 18

The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union announces transportation services strikes on December 18; bus, metro, and rail disruptions expected nationwide. Read more

 

UK/US: Flight delays possible during Virgin Atlantic strike late Dec.-Jan.

Union representing one-third of Virgin Atlantic pilots announces strike from December 22-25, December 30-January 2, January 4-7; flight disruptions between the UK andUS possible. Read more

 

Spain: Rail workers to strike late December and early January 2019

Unions representing Renfe and Adif rail workers plan to strike on December 14, 21 and January 7, 2019; rail disruptions expected. Read more

 

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