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China tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet for years: Stephane Dion

OTTAWA – China has for years tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet, banning some of them from visiting aid projects once funded by Canadian taxpayers, says Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion. 177 more words


EU Considers Easing Travel Restrictions From Georgia and Ukraine

Travelling the world is often seen as something only possible for the wealthy, but that’s not entirely true. It’s quite possible to find a cheap flight, and cheap housing, and visit interesting places around the world. 268 more words

Global News


OK. The time for leaving Denmark for warmer climes is getting closer.

In just 14 hours, give or take a panic attack or two, Wonder Dog and I will be making our way westwards. 355 more words


Travel restrictions, burn ban lifted across all of Nova Scotia

The government of Nova Scotia has lifted all travel restrictions that were put in place last week due to the extreme wildfire risk.

Restrictions on hiking, camping, biking and other recreational activities were in effect on all provincially owned trails and parks to prevent the start of any more fires, as the province’s resources were exhausted fighting the Seven Mile Lake and other wildfires. 85 more words


What Halifax-area trails have been closed due to provincial travel restrictions?

While crews are making progress fighting the Seven Mile Lake wildfire, as well as others in the province, province-wide restrictions are still in place for many parks and trails in the province. 264 more words


US Embassy Addis Ababa Restricts Personal Travel of USG Personnel in Ethiopia

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On August 9, the US Embassy in Ethiopia issued an emergency message informing U.S. citizens in the country of the restrictions on personal travel by USG personnel: 136 more words

State Department

@StateDept Restricts Travel of USG Personnel/Family Members in Saudi Arabia, Issues New Travel Warning

Posted: 3:29 am ET
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The State Department issued a new Travel Warning for Saudi Arabia on July 27. It cites continuing security threats in the country including a “high potential” for spill over violence from Yemen. 352 more words

Foreign Service