Top Crisis24 News Alerts, April 2018

June 1, 2018

This month’s most consulted News Alerts:

India: Trade union calls for nationwide strike April 2

Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) calls for nationwide strikes April 2; demonstrations expected in major cities. Read more

France: Rail strike in Paris region March 31-April 2

Strike to affect Paris-region RER C on March 31-April 2. Read more

Lesotho: Maseru Bridge border closure due to protest April 2

Taxi drivers in Lesotho to stage protest at Maseru Bridge border crossing with South Africa on April 2, leading to temporary border closure. Read more

India: Political rally in Mumbai on April 6

Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to hold rally for party’s anniversary at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, Maharashtra state on April 6. Read more

Fiji: Severe flooding due to Tropical Cyclone Josie as of April 1

At least four killed after passage of Tropical Cyclone Josie as of April 1; strong wind and flooding expected across the archipelago in coming days. Read more

Germany: Strike at Stuttgart Airport and public transit strikes April 12

Strike at Stuttgart Airport and public transit strikes in Hanover, Wolfsburg, and Stuttgart April 12. Read more

France: Air France strike March 23

Air France cancels 25 percent of flights Friday, March 23, due to strikes. Read more

Fiji: Flight cancelations due to Tropical Cyclone Keni April 10

All flights canceled at Nadi and Nausori international airports on April 10 due to Tropical Cyclone Keni; widespread flooding reported in north and west Fiji. Read more

Czech Republic: Anti-government protests April 9

Civil society groups plan anti-government protests in major urban areas nationwide, including Prague, on April 9; localized traffic disruptions expected. Read more


India: Mumbai International Airport closed April 9-10

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) closed between 11:00 and 17:00 (local time) on April 9-10 for maintenance. Read more


Germany: Public sector strike in Frankfurt April 13

Public sector strike in Frankfurt April 13; U-Bahn and tram service canceled. Read more

Spain: Protest march in Barcelona April 15

Protest march in Barcelona in support of former Catalan President Puigdemont on April 15. Read more

Hungary: Anti-government rally in Budapest April 14

Anti-government rally to take place in Budapest on April 14; localized traffic disruptions anticipated. Read more

Italy: Baggage claim strikes at multiple airports April 13

Baggage claim unions to strike at airports in Milan, Florence, and Pisa on April 13; significant disruptions to airport operations, including likely flight delays, cancelations. Read more

France: National public sector strike April 19

Labor union calls on public sector employees to strike April 19; protests and transportation disruptions anticipated. Read more

Nepal: Flights to Kathmandu airport temporarily suspended April 19

Flights to Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) temporarily diverted following runway incident on April 19; residual delays possible. Read more

Taiwan: Measles outbreak in Kaohsiung and Taoyuan

Authorities quarantine 4,480 people in Kaohsiung and Taoyuan after possible exposure to measles. Read more

Spain: Vueling pilot strikes April 25-26 and May 4-5

Vueling pilots to strike April 25-26 and May 4-5; flight disruptions expected. Read more


Japan: Measles outbreak ongoing in Okinawa prefecture and Nagoya

Authorities confirm measles outbreak in Okinawa prefecture and Nagoya; 67 confirmed cases as of April 20. Read more

Germany: Mass evacuations in Berlin April 20 (WWII bomb)

Mass evacuation planed in Berlin on April 20 after WWII-era bomb discovered; traffic and rail disruptions likely. Read more

This month’s Editor’s choice

Brazil: Protests likely April 5 following anti-Lula court ruling

Protests likely throughout Brazil April 5 and beyond following court ruling ordering imprisonment of former President Lula; avoid all demonstrations. Read more

Central African Republic: Tensions mounting nationwide as of April 12

Tensions mounting nationwide as of April 12; Western diplomatic authorities advise against nonessential travel to Bangui. Read more


Cuba: Presidential inauguration in Havana April 19

Cuba’s National Assembly to swear in new president and other members of the Council of State on morning of April 19. Read more

Canada: No wider threat following April 23 Toronto attack

No wider threat following April 23 car-ramming attack in Toronto (ten killed); site of attack remains closed as of April 24. Read more


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