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Worldwide Caution

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida. Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated: August 29, 2022 *** As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded. Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: End of Use of Certain Expired U.S. Passports for the Direct Return of U.S. Citizens to the United States

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: End of Use of Certain Expired U.S. Passports for the Direct Return of U.S. Citizens to the United States June 27, 2022 After June 30, U.S. citizens living abroad may no longer use their expired passport to return directly to the United States. Applicants who wish to ...
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Uniting for Ukraine

On April 21, 2022, the United States announced a key step toward fulfilling President Biden’s commitment to welcome Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion. Uniting for Ukraine provides a pathway for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come to the United States and stay temporarily in a two-year period ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity: Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Initiative (AICHI) 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY FINLAND, PUBLIC DIPLOMACY SECTION (PDS) Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: Arctic Indigenous Cultural Heritage Initiative (AICHI) Funding Opportunity Number: PDS-FI-FY22-003 Deadline for Applications: June 23, 2022 Funding: The Cultural Heritage Center (CHC), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Total Amount Available: Dependent on availability of funding Maximum for Each ...
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