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...]

BBC News – Tourists killed at north Pakistan mountain camp

23 June 2013 Last updated at 10:41 ET Gunmen have killed 10 people, including at least nine foreign tourists, after storming a hotel in northern Pakistan. The nationalities of the victims have … [Read more...]

Reuters: Britons in aid convoy briefly kidnapped in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya | Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:24pm EDT (Reuters) - Five British nationals who were part of an aid convoy passing through Libya on the way to Gaza were briefly kidnapped by an armed group, … [Read more...]