New Travel Warning for Mali Restricts Embassy Family Members

The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against all travel to Mali because of ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence. Effective December 27, the Embassy will change its … [Read more...]

US Consulate Orders USG Families to Leave Istanbul

A new Travel Warning was issued for Turkey today: "The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey. U.S. citizens should … [Read more...]

Niger Security Update: Homes and churches attacked

CCI issued an Update to our earlier Alert today that confirms attacks on both churches and the homes on faith-based personnel in Niamey, Niger. Read that Alert. The US Embassy in Niamey issued the … [Read more...]

Threats to Churches in Niger

The US Embassy in Niger issued the following Security Message yesterday (16 January 2015): "This message is to inform U.S. citizens of reports of several attacks associated with protests against … [Read more...]

US Issues Rare Worldwide Travel Alert

International Business Times, Dec. 20, 2014: The U.S. government issued a rare worldwide travel alert for its citizens Friday, citing the attack this week against civilians in Sydney, Australia, and … [Read more...]

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threat of Attack Against Unnamed NGO

OSAC published the following warning on July 9, 2014: Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threat of Attack Against Unnamed NGO Complex Attacks; Suicide bomber South Central … [Read more...]

Threat to Kidnap American Woman in Afghanistan

OSAC published the following warning on June 27, 2014: "As of late June 2014, militants based in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, planned to kidnap an unidentified female U.S. citizen in … [Read more...]

State Department Warning re: Churches and Places of Worship in Nigeria

The State Department issued the following statement regarding Nigeria today. CCI notes with interest that the first location for which the State Department urges "particular vigilance" are churches … [Read more...]

Thompson Reuters Foundation: Landmines and explosives update

Updated: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 Landmines, cluster bombs and other unexploded ordnance claim thousands of lives every year. Many victims are civilians, often killed or maimed long after war has … [Read more...]

News 24: Boko Haram targets civilians in Nigeria

2013-06-26 12:18 Lagos The pastor would not renounce his Christian faith so the Islamic extremists slit his throat. High school students were taking exams in defiance of the militants of Boko … [Read more...]