• 2018 All-China General Assembly
    Attendees of the 2018 All-China General Assembly.
    

South Central Asia

Bangladesh Student Protests Turn Violent
Following a July 29 traffic accident that killed two students, there have been a series of protests throughout Dhaka and other major cities across…

Attack against Foreigners in Tajikistan
On July 29, two U.S. cyclists were among those killed in a deliberate attack in Danghara District, approximately 40 miles southeast of Dushanbe. A…

Pakistan Post-Election Security Concerns
Pakistan held general elections on July 25. Although Imran Khan has publicly claimed victory, the Electoral Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had not…

Consular Reporting

Weather Alert: Chennai (India), Heavy Monsoon Rains in Kerala
Event: Heavy southwest monsoon rains continue throughout the state of Kerala, triggering landslides and flash floods. Given above-average and…

Security Alert: Chennai (India), the Death of Former Chief Minister Karunanidhi
Out of respect for the death of former Chief Minister Karunanidhi, many businesses are closed and transportation is disrupted. Large crowds have…

Demonstration Alert: Colombo (Sri Lanka), Protests in Colombo
Location: Hyde Park, Lipton Circus, Victoria Park, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka Event: The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration and…