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Travel - State Dept 6h
: Protest scheduled for Sunday, May 26, in downtown Montreal. Demonstrators will gather at Montreal City Hall at 1 pm and then make their way to the U.S. Consulate General at 1155 Saint Alexander Street at approximately 2:30 pm.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
We assist all parents who fear their child may be taken abroad without their consent, no matter the citizenship or legal status of you or your child. Learn more at:
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Travel - State Dept 8h
, Security Alert: Reports of an explosion in the 2nd arrondissement in Lyon on rue Victor Hugo. Officials are requesting the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious packages on the street.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
, : There are reports of an explosion on a pedestrian street in the first arrondissement where Rue Victor Hugo meets Rue Sala. Monitor local media for updates. U.S. citizens - check in with family/friends to let them know you are safe.
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Travel - State Dept 9h
, : Earlier today, Kosovo Police received a call claiming there was a bomb on the premises of the Kosovo Judicial Council. Police have completed the investigation and issued an all clear. Luan Haradinaj street is open for traffic again.
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Travel - State Dept 12h
Our team works to prevent abductions before they occur, and we cooperate with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to stop abductions in progress. Contact us at 888-407-4747 or PreventAbduction1@state.gov.
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Travel - State Dept 13h
Planning an international trip? Keep an eye out for these common scams targeting foreign tourists:
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Travel - State Dept 13h
Replying to @AHipHopLovers
We're sorry to hear you had a bad experience. We'd like to hear more about what went wrong and how we could improve. Please consider completing our online passport customer survey here:
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Travel - State Dept 13h
: Large demonstration expected near the Prime Minister’s Office at 7 pm on May 25. Gathering points include the Parliament Building, the Prime Minister’s Office, and other government buildings. Recent demonstrations have included violence. Avoid the area.
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Travel - State Dept 13h
: Public processions related to Youm-e-Ali will be held on May 26, and in other parts of the country on May 27. Increased police presence anticipated. Mobile phone services are likely to be suspended along the route of the procession.
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Travel - State Dept 13h
: On May 27, at approximately 3 am, the central procession of Youm-e-Ali is expected to begin at Nisar Haveli and proceed to Karbala Gamay Shah. Expect traffic delays, increased numbers of people in public areas, and unplanned disruptions in transportation.
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Travel - State Dept 14h
: Kosovo Police received a call from someone claiming that a bomb has been set up in the premises of the Kosovo Judicial Council. Kosovo Police units are currently on the scene. Luan Haradinaj Street is blocked. Stay away from the area.
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Travel - State Dept May 23
Counting down the days until your international trip? Give yourself plenty of time before the big day to apply for a passport. First time applicants may need an appointment to apply in person.
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Travel - State Dept May 23
If you have been the victim of an international scam, you can report it at .
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Travel - State Dept May 23
Hello! You will need to check with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China for their requirements. Here is their website:
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Travel - State Dept May 23
: Peaceful demonstrations are expected to continue throughout the country in the coming weeks. Be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of demonstrations, even if they appear peaceful.
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Travel - State Dept May 23
Replying to @DanielRMoody
Hi Dan! Thanks for letting us know. Have you filled out a "Contact Us" form for assistance yet? Here's the link:
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Travel - State Dept May 23
Replying to @SendChris @StateDept
Glad to hear it! Safe travels!
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Travel - State Dept May 23
: U.S. citizens should be aware of a growing crime trend in Ukraine in which foreign visitors report being befriended by a previously unknown individual and subsequently becoming ill and/or unconscious after having a drink, and then being robbed.
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Travel - State Dept May 23
The State Department’s Office of Children’s Issues works to protect children and stop international parental child abductions. Call us at 888-407-4747 if your child may be abducted by a parent to or from the United States.
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