South Central Asia

OSAC Assessment: 2017 Astana Expo
Kazakhstan will host its first world’s fair, the International Exposition 2017 (“the Expo”) in Astana from June 10 through September 10 from 10:00 AM…

Nepal Border Violence & Anti-India Protests
A death near Nepal's border with India has prompted anti-India protests throughout the region.

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Public Celebrations on Bengali…
New Year celebrations on April 14, 2017 may disrupt movement in Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh. The Government of Bangladesh has issued a…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kathmandu (Nepal), Pokhara Venue Off-Limits
The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that U.S. government personnel are prohibited from visiting or patronizing the Ozone Restaurant…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Suicide Attack at Police Checkpost
According to local press reports, on Friday, March 24 at approximately 7:40 pm, a suicide attack was carried out on a police check post at Hazrat…