Update 2020-09-30 (3): According to Wednesday (30 September), there are reports of shelling in Terter, Agdam, Naftalan and other places. British authorities meanwhile advise against travel within five kilometres of the Line of Contact and the border with Armenia. The Foreign Office warns against travel near the Line of Contact around Nagorno-Karabakh and the Occupied Territories, as well as in the entire border area with Armenia.
2020-09-28: On Monday (28 September), several civilians were killed by rocket fire near Baghdad airport.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces. AFP
Update 2020-09-25: In the course of the protests of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, police stations were attacked in the cities of Mepe and Aveyime. At least three police officers were taken hostage. The group demands the establishment of an independent state "Western Togoland". AFP
Update 2020-09-25: The Paris police announced that a suspect was arrested near the Place de la Bastille. The person arrested is said to be the only perpetrator. At least two perpetrators had previously been reported. The attack took place near the former office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A trial is currently underway against persons allegedly connected with an attack on the magazine's editorial office in 2015. AFP
2020-09-24: On the night to Thursday (24 September, local time), a fire broke out in a vacant hotel in the town of Bournemouth. Because of the fire two more hotels had to be evacuated. The streets Bath Hill, Grove Road, Gervis Road and Meyrick Road have been closed and people in the town are urged upon to keep doors and windows closed. It is expected that the fire-fighting operations will continue throughout the day.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should exercise caution and follow instructions by security forces.
2020-09-23: On Wednesday (23 September), the Eiffel Tower in Paris was closed after a bomb threat was received. The area around the tower was closed to traffic for security reasons.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces. dpa
Update 2020-09-19: According to further reports, the incident was a shooting during a private party early Saturday morning (19 September, local time). At least two people were killed and at least 14 others injured. It is estimated that about 100 people were present at the celebration. However, according to the police, it is still unclear who the shooter was and whether there was one or more perpetrators. AFP
Update 2020-09-21: On Monday (21 September), traffic restrictions are still to be expected in large parts of Greece due to the consequences of storm Ianos. The worst damage is reported from the island of Kefalonia and the area around the town of Karditsa. Roads are still impassable in many places. At least three people were killed by the storm. One more person is still missing. dpa
2020-09-18: On Thursday (17 September), at least 14 people were injured by a tornado in the city of Managua. At least five buildings were destroyed and dozens more damaged.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves via local media and authorities about the current situation on site, to follow instructions from authorities, to exercise caution, and to avoid damaged buildings, bridges, and roads. Devdiscourse