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  • Mexico: Sanctions on Mexico City police officers highlight progress in police reform, much still to accomplish
  • Russia: Contraction of industrial output likely to reduce investment, production restriction risks
  • Ghana: Non-payment risk to remain high amid budget constraints
  • Asia & the Pacific: Indian opposition campaigns on Tamil issues, but significant shift in Sri Lanka policy unlikely
  • Turkey: President’s statement increases uncertainty over outcome of elections, political stability
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Formation of opposition breakaway reflects growing factionalism among supporters of former president 
  • Pakistan: Shooting of prominent journalist in Karachi heightens tensions between government, military
  • Bulgaria: Tobacco farmers’ protests to recur, lead to sporadic supply chain disruptions
  • Greece: Tobacco farmers’ protests to recur, lead to sporadic supply chain disruptions
  • Somalia: Car bomb attack targeting member of parliament highlights infiltration of security forces by militants
  • Nigeria: Boko Haram’s claim of responsibility for 14 April bomb attack underscores HIGH terrorism risk in capital
  • Algeria: President's re-election underlines succession-related threats to stability
  • Syria: Announcement of election date points to efforts to legitimise president; polls unlikely to be viewed as credible
  • Uruguay: Changes in economic policy unlikely despite appointments of new financial cadres
  • Colombia: Organised crime killings in western port city underline high levels of violent crime

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