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4 Nov 2021
The Ethiopian government has declared a national state of emergency amid fears that Tigray insurgents are preparing to march on the capital, Addis Ababa.
26 Oct 2021
The government had said it imposed the measure to fight terrorism, while critics said it granted President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi sweeping powers to crush dissent.
25 Oct 2021
General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan dissolves transitional authorities and declares a state of emergency during a statement on Sudan state television. The announcement comes after armed forces detained figures of the government in charge of leading the transition to democracy since the April 2019 ouster of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir.
19 Oct 2021
The South American country is grappling with a surge in violent crime and deadly prison riots. The government has pointed to drug trafficking and consumption as the underlying problem.
3 Aug 2021
Crowds of commuters emerge from a train station in Tokyo during morning rush hour. Last week Japan extended the virus state of emergency in Tokyo due to rising cases of the coronavirus in the capital.
8 Jul 2021
Olympics organizers may ban spectators now Prime Minister Suga has imposed a state of emergency. Australia's New South Wales recorded its highest caseload this year despite a lockdown in Sydney.
1 Jun 2021
Large areas are flooded in the province of Canterbury in New Zealand, after heavy rains in the region. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the province on Sunday.
5 Aug 2020
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