Daily Archives: March 6, 2007

GOVERNMENT WARNINGS

East Timor (Country threat level – 4): The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued updated travel advice for East Timor on 6 March 2007. The statement reads in part as follows: “The Australian Government has authorised the voluntary … Continue reading

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Somalia (Country threat level – 5): On 6 March 2007, more than 12 mortars struck the military wing of Mogadishu Airport (HCMM/MGQ), where 350 Ugandan troops assigned to an African Union (A.U.) peacekeeping mission were deployed earlier in the day. … Continue reading

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MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Algeria (Country threat level – 4): In a statement posted on a militant Web site on 5 March 2007, al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb — previously known as the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat — claimed responsibility for … Continue reading

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EUROPE

Greece (Country threat level – 3): Farmers from Larissa were scheduled to block the highway from Athens to Thessaloniki with tractors at the Platykambos junction at 1200 local time on 6 March 2007. The roadblock, which was called over the … Continue reading

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ASIA

East Timor (Country threat level – 4): Media reports issued on 6 March 2007 indicate that mobs attacked and looted several homes in East Timor in the third straight day of violence. Most of the homes belonged to family members … Continue reading

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