South Central Asia

OSAC Benchmarking: Pakistan Accommodation Protocols
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad released a Security Message on April 27 alerting U.S. citizens to threat reporting regarding possible terrorist attacks…

Militant Attack on Kazakhstan Military Facility
On June 5, a group of militants raided two stores selling weapons in the western Kazakhstan city of Aktobe, and attacked a military facility,…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Karachi (Pakistan), Increased Threat Reporting in…
The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi wishes to advise U.S. citizens about a heightened threat level in the near term affecting Pakistani government…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kathmandu (Nepal), Demonstrations/Bandhs on June 9
The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that the CPN-Maoist political party has called for a nationwide strike/ bandh on 9 June 2016. …

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Astana (Kazakhstan), Terrorist Incident in Aktobe
We are alerting U.S. citizens to the potential travel risk to Western Kazakhstan, specifically to the city of Aktobe.