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Global Incidents: Weekly Round Up – 21 July 2014 Editorial: I would like to take this opportunity to introduce our readers and subscribers to CARMdaily, the crisis and risk management news bulletin produced by Carmdale, a renowned and respected risk management company. The Circuit magazine is proud to welcome Carmdale to our team of […]
Global Incidents: 25 Apr 2014 Critical Information Brazil: Fresh clashes in Rio over dancer’s death. DRC: Stampede leads to deaths at tribute festival. India: Nine killed in poll violence. Pakistan: Suicide bomber kills four and injures 15 in Karachi. Syria: Air strike on market kills more than 20. USA: Tornado outbreak predicted for this […]
Global Incidents: 20 Mar 2014 Critical Information China: Two dead in Xinjiang violence. Egypt: Army officers killed in gunfight with militants. Lebanon: Protests flare across Lebanon against siege of border town. Turkey: Seven killed in armed attack. Ukraine: Pro-Russians seize Sevastopol Ukraine naval base. USA: Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash. Africa […]
Global Incidents: 03 Mar 2014 Critical Information Afghanistan: Prison staff tricked into freeing Taliban fighters. China: Kunming knife attack. Guatemala: Thousands facing evacuation as Pacaya volcano erupts. Libya: MPs shot and wounded as congress stormed. Nigeria: Many die as militants destroy village. Pakistan: Deadly attack on Islamabad court. Ukraine: Russia vows troops will stay […]
Nigeria – Country Risk Assessment – Dec 13 Significant Events On December 9, university lecturers defied a government ultimatum to return to work after their six-month strike. On December 8 and 9, Boko Haram established roadblocks and attacked travelers in Borno, killing five people and kidnapping four others. On December 8, the Nigerian Navy […]
Global Incidents: 03 December 2013 Critical Information Belgium: One dead as 100 cars crash in fog. India: Maoist attack kills six policemen. Israel: Activists press ahead with demands to pray at Jerusalem holy site. Lebanon: Army to take control of Tripoli. Nigeria: Boko Haram attack Maiduguri airbase. Syria: Deadly bomb blast in central Damascus. […]
FocusOn: YEMEN October 2013 Significant Events October 7: al-Qaeda (AQ) militants attacked a checkpoint in al-Bayda province, killing eight soldiers. Four other soldiers are missing. October 7: the Yemeni Air Force launched air strikes against AQ militants who were trying to attack a government complex in Shabwa. October 6: gunmen shot and killed a German […]
Global Incidents: 30 September 2013 Critical Information Iraq: Baghdad hit by multiple car bombs. Mali: Rebels and soldiers clash in Kidal. Mexico: Nine killed in latest drug attacks. Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack. Pakistan: Peshawar market blast kills 42. USA: US shutdown looms amid political stalemate. Yemen: Al Qaeda attack military base. […]