Security Update

Updated: Apr 22, 2021

RIS Consultancy share information from the news board to allow businesses and entrepreneurs to make decision and understand risks existing and evolving risks in order to mitigate the risks. We aim at raising security and safety awareness.


European News


United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Government scientists have warned of increasing coronavirus cases as on Monday 2,948 cases were recorded. It has been reported that the rises are amongst 17-21 age group and there are concerns of the second pandemic.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54066831

The government has put restrictions for travellers coming from 7 Greek Islands that they have to quarantine for 14 days.https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54061938

Lockdown restrictions have been extended in the west of Scotland following the rise of coronavirus cases.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54059810


Brexit trade deal underway today and it has been reported that Britain could leave the European Union without a trade deal. Britain left the union on the 31st Jan and no trade deal has been agreed so far.https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-frost/brexit-poker-begins-uk-ramps-up-no-deal-preparat


Middle East News


Israel 🇮🇱


Curfew has been imposed by the government on an overnight visit in 40 red cities as the death toll on coronavirus has reached 1,000.https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/virus-deaths-surpass-1000-israel-mulls-restrictions-72847009


Iraq 🇮🇶


On Monday the government announced that it was reopening its land borders, restaurants, sporting events without spectators and hotels despite having the highest recorded coronavirus daily increase.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN25Y1Y6


Turkey 🇹🇷


Nightclub shooting suspect Abdulkadir Masharipov has been sentenced by the courts 40 life sentences without parole after 39 people were killed in New years eve in 2017.https://www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2020/09/turkey-court-sentences-nightclub-shooting-suspect-life-ja


Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦


Five people have been charged with killing Jamal Kashoggi and were sentenced to 20 years in prison. Kashoggi was killed in 2018 in Instabul when he entered the Saudi Embassy to collect documents.https://news.sky.com/story/jamal-khashoggi-five-jailed-for-20-years-over-journalists-assassination-1


United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪


The government has issued a warning to the UAE visit visa holders which have expired have four days to leave the country without facing the fines.

https://gulfnews.com/uae/government/alert-expired-uae-visit-visa-holders-have-only-four-days-to-leav


Africa News


Algeria 🇩🇿


The verdict of the journalist Khaled Drareni is expected today and protests have continued on his support. https://www.africanews.com/2020/09/08/protests-continue-in-support-of-journalist-khaled-drareni-as-h

Cameroon 🇨🇲


Over 1,500 families have been displaced in Northern Cameroon following heavy rainfall in the last two days.https://www.africanews.com/2020/09/07/northern-cameroon-under-water/


Mali 🇲🇱


The military government has been given until 15 September to name the president following a coup last month by ECOWAS. Sanctions have been imposed by closing its borders, banning trade and has called for elections within 12 months.https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/africa-leaders-mali-military-gov-president-sep-15-20090718394

Mozambique 🇲🇿


Two sisters who went missing have been found safe and well following a jihadist attack. The sisters went missing since early August when the rebels attacked the town in Mocimboa da Praia. The Islamic group had declared to have seized two military bases in the north of Cabo Delgado following coordinated attacks.https://catholicherald.co.uk/religious-sisters-missing-after-jihadist-attack-found-safe-and-well/


Somalia 🇸🇴


A suicide bomber killed three Somalian soldiers and American military personnel in a military base attack in the south of somalia.https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2020/09/somalia-soldiers-killed-officer-woun


Asia News


China 🇨🇳


China has accused Indian troops of illegally crossing the Himalayan border and firing shots at patrolling soldiers.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-54067400


India 🇮🇳


India is reported to be the second country with the highest coronavirus cases surpassing Brazil. It has reported over 90,000 cases and overall cases have reached over 4 million.https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-india-now-has-the-second-highest-number-of-covid-19-cases-in-


Indonesia 🇮🇩


About 300 Rohingya refugees were found in a wooden boat on a beach in Indonesia after spending six months at sea. The refugees were found by a local fisherman at Ujung Blang beach in Aceh province. The Muslims refugees were fleeing a military crackdown in Mynamar.https://news.sky.com/story/almost-300-rohingya-refugees-found-on-indonesian-beach-after-six-months-a


Australian News


Australia 🇦🇺

The last two reporters have returned back home from China following the diplomatic standoff.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-54066869


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