The Upcoming Week’s Top News Alerts from Crisis24 - October 29 – November 4

October 29, 2018

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Middle East/Asia: Shi’a Muslims to celebrate Arba’een October 29-31

Shi'a religious celebration of Arba’een October 29-31; major pilgrimage to Karbala (Iraq); heightened risk of attacks, increased security presence. Read more


What to watch out for this week


Spain: National rail strike October 31

Strike by the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) to affect national rail network on October 31. Read more


Guinea: Further protests in Conakry October 24, 29, 30

Demonstrators protesting alleged violation of deal over February 4 election call for further protest on October 24, 29, 30; further clashes possible. Read more


Turkey: E-visa on arrival no longer available from October 29

Turkish airports to no longer provide the services necessary to obtain an e-visa on arrival from October 29 until further notice. Read more


Portugal: National rail strike October 31

Strike by Infraestruturas de Portugal (IP) staff to affect operations on the national Camboios de Portugal rail network October 31. Read more


Philippines: Typhoon Yutu forecast to hit Luzon region October 30

Typhoon Yutu forecast to hit northern Philippines’ Luzon region October 30, causing disruptions through at least October 31. Read more


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