South Central Asia

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

India Police Kill Suspected ISIS-Linked Gunman
Indian police have killed a militant purportedly allied with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Lucknow, the capital of the Indian state…

Pakistan Taliban Faction Targets the Police in Lahore
On February 13, an explosion in Lahore resulted in what the media is reporting at least 13 people killed and 85 others wounded. These numbers are…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Security Incident
According to local press reports, on Friday, March 17 at approximately 1:30pm, an individual climbed over a fence onto Bangladesh Police Rapid Action…

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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations/Bandhs
The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) (which, together with other affiliated political…