Current warnings for March 2008

This item appears on page 19 of the March 2008 issue.

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

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