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President imposes State of Emergency

Egypt’s Cabinet has declared a three month state of emergency across the whole country two days after 46 people were killed in bombings of Coptic Christian churches. The move has […]

Three month state of emergency declared

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared a three month state of emergency following an unsuccessful coup d’état attempt last weekend. The move comes after a recommendation by the National Security […]

Maduro renews State of Emergency for further 60 days

President Nicolás Maduro has refreshed an earlier State of Emergency and Economic Emergency. The formal notice can be found here. The decree states that the emergency will last for at […]

Maldives declares State of Emergency

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared a thirty days state of emergency. The move follows an apparent assassination attempt on him when his motorboat blew up recently; the Vice-President […]

Tunisia declares State of Emergency

Following the terrorist attack which killed 38 tourists and injured 39 others at a Tunisian beach resort at Sousse last weekend President Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a state of […]

President declares State of Emergency

Following the continuing battle to control the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, President Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia has declared a state of emergency. The President said in a statement that […]

ISIL on offensive to take Baghdad

Islamist militants known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) have created panic across Iraq and the international community this week after a series of staggeringly simple successes […]