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Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Negative COVID-19 test no longer required for travel to the United States

As of 12:01AM ET on June 12, 2022, CDC will no longer require air passengers traveling from a foreign country to the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is still required for entry. For more information, see  Rescission: Requirement for Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Result or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 for all Airline or Other Aircraft Passengers Arriving into the United States from Any Foreign Country . ​ ...
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Funding Opportunity for Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Projects

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Opportunity Title: Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Initiative (AICHI) Application Deadline: June 15th 2022 Program Description The Cultural Heritage Center (CHC) in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), in coordination with the bureaus of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) and Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA), launched the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden (31 May 2022) Location:  Stockholm, Sweden Event:  Swedish authorities have approved permits for rallies/demonstrations in the Spånga area of northwestern Stockholm for multiple days.  These events have the potential to spark counterdemonstrations and protests.  As a general precaution we remind all citizens to remain vigilant if in the ...
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