Current warnings for May 2008

This item appears on page 20 of the May 2008 issue.

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

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