• SCA Regional Council Meeting (attendees)
    Ambassador Richard Verma with participants at the South Asia Regional Country Council meeting on the steps of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India.
    

Global

Hong Kong Electoral Reform Primer
All parties agree with the concept of universal suffrage at some point in the election. Beijing, and its supporters in Hong Kong, favor universal…

Attack on U.S. Consulate Erbil
A vehicle borne explosive device (VBEID) detonated outside the U.S. Consulate in Erbil’s Ankawa neighborhood during the later afternoon hours of…

Thailand Blast Presents Multiple Possibilities
A recent attack at shopping mall on an island popular with tourists in Thailand – and the inability to easily identify the responsible actors and…

Consular Reporting

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: New Delhi (India), Earthquake Aftershock Possible in…
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to some parts in the Indian states of Bihar, Sikkim, Assam, and the northern…

Security Message: Bujumbura (Burundi), Protest Potential in Bujumbura Sunday April 26
A major political protest is expected today, Sunday, April 26.

Emergency Message: Kathmandu (Nepal), 7.9 Earthquake
On April 25 at around noon, a 7.9 earthquake - centered between Kathmandu and Pokhara - struck Nepal.