South Central Asia

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…

ISIL Outside Iraq and Syria: India
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) intent to target India is widely publicized in its propaganda. According to open sources, in 2016,…

Colombo Airport's Partial Closure Likely to Impact Constituents
Starting on January 7, Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) will remain closed for runway repairs every day between 8:30am and 4:30pm…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lahore (Pakistan), Heightened Threat Level for Lahore…
U.S. Consulate General Lahore has received indications that there is a heightened threat of terrorist attack in Lahore, and throughout the rest of…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Lahore (Pakistan), Bomb Explosion in Defense Housing…
According to media reporting and as verified by Punjab provincial authorities, an explosion occurred at approximately 1140 in the vicinity of a…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Security Reminder
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reminds U.S. citizens that serious threats to safety and security exist in the city of Kabul and throughout Afghanistan.