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  • Peru: Protest in capital does not indicate heightened threat of social unrest
  • Costa Rica: Periodic industrial action in public sector likely in 2015 despite signing of executive decree
  • Ecuador: Arrest of police officers linked to drug trafficking highlights persistent risk of corruption in law enforcement bodies
  • Madagascar: Political tensions to persist despite start of national reconciliation process
  • Ethiopia: Former diplomat’s statement points to continued government efforts to consolidate control ahead of 2015 elections
  • Belarus: Currency, internet restrictions unlikely to mitigate growing impact of Russian economic slowdown
  • Egypt: Egypt-Qatar reconciliation meeting reflects Saudi influence, paves way for improved political, economic ties
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Appointment of prime minister designate to accelerate state government formation, unblock reforms
  • France: Attacks by lone assailants in Dijon, Tours underline shift in Islamist extremist threat away from complex plots
  • Gabon: Violent protest in capital reflects rising political tensions over opposition’s renewed assertiveness
  • Pakistan: Execution of convicted terrorists likely to lead to uptick in retaliatory attacks
  • Iraq: Breaking of Sinjar siege points to efforts to cut off militant supply lines ahead of future offensives
  • China: Corruption investigations at state-owned enterprises suggest intensified scrutiny likely to continue
  • Indonesia: Islamic State-related arrests underscore long-term terrorism risks
  • Thailand: Review of tender process suggests increased contract risks, particularly in energy, telecoms sectors

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