US updates its travel advisory to Lebanon

US updates its travel advisory to Lebanon
The State Department warned that that U.S. citizens living and working in Lebanon should understand that they accept the risks of remaining in the country and should carefully consider those risks. … These attacks, normally consisting of a few …
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Coming, Passport Service at Your Nearest post office
India Post and the Ministry of External Affairs are in discussions to offer one-stop passport solutions at post offices across the country soon, said Merwin Alexander, Post Master General of Chennai City region. Once the proposal is … Further, India …
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An innocent abroad: Hunters in the Dark is a shady portrait of travel
A $ 100 bill in his pocket allows him to find lodgings and a local phone. He decides to set up shop as a freelance teacher of English – but under the name of the American, Simon. Hey, presto – a client arrives in the form of the exceedingly fetching …
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For journalists coming into US, policies border on the absurd

For journalists coming into US, policies border on the absurd
Someone wanted to ask me some questions, noted the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer holding my well-worn passport. Go stand against that wall, he told me, dropping my … A far cry from a jail cell, it felt more like a startlingly …
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US embassy consular outreach clinic coming to Phuket

US embassy consular outreach clinic coming to Phuket
Consular staff will be available from 8am to midday to provide the following services: • Passport renewal applications (US$ 110 or 3,410 baht for adult passports, US$ 105 or 3,255 baht for a minor's passport). • Notarial Services and Certified Copies (US …
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327 Tatkal passports processed at 'mela'
Uddhav Pawar who availed of the mela to renew his mother's passport said, "We had been unsuccessfully trying for an appointment since March 1. Agents were asking for exorbitant sums of money just to help us secure an appointment. Luckily, we managed …
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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar – Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2013

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar – Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2013
Children receive a free F.U.N. Passport that is stamped on each Sunday visit. Once you receive 4 stamps, you … Farmers' Market: 1402 S. Slappey Blvd (across from main post office); open Friday, 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more …
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Voter ID cards are just months away in Mississippi
Issuance of the cards is expected to begin in early 2014, months before the U.S. House and Senate primaries in June. Mississippi was among the handful of states that … In Mississippi, acceptable forms of ID include a driver's license, passport, gun …
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