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16 Jan
Papua New Guinea has mobilized security forces after nationwide looting and violence. High employment and the rising cost of living has sparked frustration in the South Pacific nation.
14 Jan
Ecuador's new president has declared a 60-day state of emergency after a top drug gang leader vanished from prison. The move comes as the country is trying to tackle soaring levels of violence and crime.
14 Nov
The town of Grindavik on the southwestern coast was evacuated in the early hours of Saturday after magma shifting under the Earth's crust caused hundreds of earthquakes in what was believed to be a precursor to an eruption.
28 Sep
The president has ordered officials to "take a firm stance." Germany's human rights commissioner has raised concern over the rights situation in the region that forces many to flee.
4 Aug 2023
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office issued a state of emergency after days of clashes between security forces and a militia group in the Amhara region.
23 Apr 2023
After a surge in the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, Italy declared a six-month state of emergency. The country admitted it wouldn't solve the problem but said it would make repatriations easier.
16 Apr 2023
Following a surge in migrant arrivals, Italy's right-wing government has declared a six-month state of emergency. Analysts warn the measure may have detrimental consequences for migrants.

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