New featured topics on Turkey and on Egypt available, others updated

New featured topics on Turkey (refugees, i.e. international protection) and on Egypt (Copts) are now available. The featured topics on Afghanistan, Nigeria, the Russian Federation, and Somalia, all now dealing with the security situation, have been updated.’s featured topics offer an overview on selected issues in selected countries.

This update brings two new featured topics (Turkey and Egypt) and a broadened focus for the ones on Nigeria and on Somalia.

You can access the featured topics via the country pages, or by using the following links:

Afghanistan: General Security Situation in Afghanistan and Events in Kabul

Dagestan: General Security Situation and Events in Dagestan

Egypt: Copts

Nigeria: Security Situation

Somalia: Security Situation

Turkey: Refugees in Turkey

Archived versions for the replaced featured topics on Boko Haram and on Al-Shabaab are available here:

Somalia: Al-Shabaab: Chronology of Events since April 2014 (15 January 2016)

Nigeria: Boko Haram (1 October 2015)

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