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Uganda: Protests likely in Kampala following re-arrest of opposition leader
Further protests likely in Kampala and elsewhere following new arrest of opposition leader on treason charges August 23; avoid all protests. Read more
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Japan: Typhoon Cimaron brings heavy rains, disruptions August 23-24
Typhoon Cimaron brings heavy rains and high winds to western Japan, notably including Shikoku and parts of southern Honshu, causing flight disruptions and power outages August 23-24; storm forecast to weaken and hit Hokkaido August 24-25. Read more
Venezuela: A 5.8-magnitude aftershock shakes Venezuela coast August 22
A strong aftershock hit Venezuela on August 22, though no damage was reported; more aftershocks likely. Read more
Thailand: Eid al-Adha expected to begin September 1
Muslim celebration Eid al-Adha expected to begin September 1. Read more
Spain: Security personnel strikes at Madrid Airport Aug. 24 to Sept. 3
Security personnel strikes at Madrid Airport August 24-September 3; associated strikes possible at airports in Santander and Barcelona. Read more
Indonesia: At least five killed on Lombok and Sumbawa by earthquakes
Officials confirm at least five fatalities on Lombok and Sumbawa islands following earthquakes on August 19; additional aftershocks possible in near-term. Read more
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