Current warnings for October 2008

This item appears on page 22 of the October 2008 issue.

As ITN went to press, the State Department had travel warnings on 28 destinations: Georgia, Algeria, Kenya, Yemen, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Timor-Leste, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Chad, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Eritrea, Côte d’Ivoire, Lebanon, Somalia, Nepal, Haiti, Burundi, Syria, Central African Republic, Israel/West Bank/Gaza, Sudan, Philippines, Afghanistan, Iran, Nigeria and Pakistan. 

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