• Atyrau CC Meeting - September 2018
    RSO U.S. Embassy Astana presenting at the Atyrau Country Council Meeting - September 6, 2018.
    

South Central Asia

India: Republic Day Security Assessment
With India celebrating Republic Day on January 26 in New Delhi, this report assesses the potential security and transportation impact (including…

Widespread Unrest in Kerala
Violent protests erupted across parts of the southern Indian state of Kerala after two women entered the Sabarimala temple, formerly reserved only…

Political Violence during Bangladesh Parliamentary Elections
Bangladeshi voters will participate in the country’s 11th parliamentary elections, expected to take place on December 30. Long-standing rivalries…

Consular Reporting

Demonstration Alert: Chennai (India), Protests and Demonstrations Concerning the…
Event: Protests and demonstrations concerning the Sabarimala Temple Media report widespread protests and a call for a general strike throughout…

Security Alert: Dhaka (Bangladesh), New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have issued special instructions for New Year’s Eve celebrations including, but not limited to, prohibiting meetings,…

Security Alert: Dushanbe (Tajikistan), New Year Holiday Vigilance
The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to exercise special vigilance during the New Year holiday. As a reminder, on July…