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  • Ukraine: Southward shift in rebel activity underscores continued volatility in security environment
  • Poland: New set of populist measures heralds early start of election campaign, growing political competition
  • Central African Republic: Consultations with former president to improve prospects for unity government; rebel infighting likely to persist
  • Algeria: Dismissal of presidential adviser highlights factionalism within main ruling party, concerns over succession
  • Saudi Arabia: Delegation’s visit to Qatar points to intensified efforts to heal rifts over regional policies
  • Afghanistan: Further instability, violence likely as presidential candidate boycotts vote audit
  • Mali: Inter-rebel talks to improve prospects for main peace initiative in north
  • Malaysia: Johor factory riot underlines labour management challenges; wider unrest unlikely
  • Thailand: Prime ministerial appointment further consolidates military junta’s political dominance
  • Serbia: Investigations into past privatisations unlikely to adversely affect contracts, licences
  • China: Graft investigations underline increasingly aggressive, complex regulatory enforcement
  • Nicaragua: Fall in reported crime highlights success of government’s security policy despite notable challenges
  • Turkmenistan: Adoption of international arbitration law unlikely to significantly ease dispute resolution process
  • Venezuela: Anti-government protests in capital, San Cristóbal underline persistent threat of social unrest
  • Kenya: Delays in paying county public servants likely to cause protests, business disruption in short term
  • Africa: Interpol warning reflects limited East African anti-terrorism, anti-crime capabilities
  • Austria: Absence of viable alternatives to keep grand coalition together despite finance minister’s resignation

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