Current warnings for October 2010

This item appears on page 72 of the October 2010 issue.

As ITN went to press, the State Department had travel warnings on 31 destinations: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mexico, Afghanistan, Israel/West Bank/Gaza, Mali, Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Chad, Haiti, Guinea, Nepal, Nigeria, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Georgia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Philippines, Algeria, Lebanon, Iran, Kenya, Colombia, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Yemen, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Somalia. 

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