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  • Brazil: Persistent high murder levels underline growing security concerns in Rio Grande do Norte
  • Lesotho: Political uncertainty to persist following alleged coup attempt; resolution unlikely in short term
  • Algeria: Finance law continues expansionary state spending
  • Costa Rica: Government efforts to address corruption to remain limited despite president’s pledge
  • Congo: Security risk rating reduced to LOW amid consolidation of security improvements
  • China: Reports of renewed joint venture requirements in auto sector underline growing regulatory pressure
  • China: New intellectual property courts highlight ongoing battle against infringement
  • Yemen: Agreement between authorities, rebel protesters likely but violence possible in interim
  • Ukraine: Fresh negotiations, international mediation unlikely to lead to ceasefire
  • Poland: Prime minister’s EU appointment to increase government instability, intra-party divisions
  • Armenia: Former president’s criticism of current authorities signals continued political ambitions
  • Africa: Further localised unrest likely in countries worst affected by Ebola following clashes in Guinea
  • Congo (DRC): General’s death likely to undermine military operations in North Kivu province
  • Pakistan: Further unrest, political instability likely despite mediation by military between government, opposition parties
  • Bolivia: Government announcement of salary increases points to efforts to shore up support ahead of October election
  • Asia & the Pacific: Bangladesh hails breakthrough on Myanmar refugees but communal tensions to remain

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