Current warnings for January 2009

This item appears on page 19 of the January 2009 issue.

As ITN went to press, the State Department had travel warnings on 27 destinations: Nepal, Pakistan, Eritrea, Somalia, Chad, Kenya, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Israel/West Bank/Gaza, Iran, Georgia, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Algeria, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Cote d’Ivoire, Haiti, Burundi, Syria, Central African Republic, Philippines and Nigeria.  

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