This month’s Top Security News Alerts: July
US: Ongoing wildfire in northern California leaves one dead as of July 6
Ongoing wildfire in northern California leaves one person dead as of July 6; Klamathon and County fires, among others, expected to spread in the coming days. Read more.
See full country report: United States of America.
Turkey: Presidential inauguration in Ankara July 9
Presidential inauguration ceremony for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be held in Ankara July 9; enhanced security measures to be deployed. Read more.
See full country report: Turkey.
Afghanistan: Protesters in north demand release of Nizamuddin Qaisari
Protesters in several northern Afghan provinces demand release of militia commander Nizamuddin Qaisari July 3-7; additional protests expected in the coming days. Read more.
See full country report: Afghanistan.
Mali: Presidential campaigning begins July 7
Campaigning begins July 7 amid heavy security ahead of July 29 presidential election; avoid all political gatherings. Read more.
See full country report: Mali.
Ethiopia/Eritrea: Diplomatic relations normalized after leaders’ summit July 9
Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders agree to formally restore diplomatic ties, declare end to “state of war” July 9 after two decades of strife. Read more.
See full country report: Ethiopia.
Pakistan: Former prime minister convicted July 6
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif convicted in corruption case July 6; protests expected. Read more.
See full country report: Pakistan.
Japan: Flooding and landslides in the west leave over 110 dead as of July 9
Death toll from landslides and floods caused by torrential rain in the west exceeds 110 victims as of July 9; dozens more unaccounted for. Read more.
See full country report: Japan.
Haiti: General strike begins July 9 following violent protests
Two-day general strike begins July 9 following violent protests over a proposed fuel price hike; at least four fatalities reported in unrest since July 6. Read more.
See full country report: Haiti.