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Top Crisis24 News Alerts – August 18 - 24

By: Lola Saldana
août 24, 2018

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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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