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  • Turkmenistan: Significant regulatory risks to persist amid continued state control over economy
  • Mid East & N Africa: Detention of Qatari citizens in UAE highlights tensions between emirate, other Gulf states
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: Terrorism Monthly - July 2014
  • Iraq: Political resolution to conflict to remain difficult despite external pressure
  • Congo (DRC): Integrity risks to increase in medium term despite favourable ruling by extractives transparency body
  • South Sudan: Continued stalling of peace talks to delay formation of transitional government
  • Turkey: Death at construction site highlights reputational risks from poor workplace safety
  • Tajikistan: Stalled talks with Kyrgyzstan reinforce likelihood of further localised unrest along disputed boundary
  • Nigeria: Ministerial appointments, attempted impeachment of Adamawa governor reflect reassertion of president’s authority
  • Brazil: Clashes between football (soccer) fans, police do not point to heightened threat of civil unrest
  • Mexico: Social protests against infrastructure projects to delay completion, unlikely to derail them
  • Colombia: Successful peace agreement between guerrilla group, government remains likely
  • Chile: Largest drug seizure in ten years points to country’s increased role in drug trafficking
  • Indonesia: Preliminary presidential election result likely to be upheld but legal challenges, protests possible
  • Philippines: New barrier to Mindanao peace talks unlikely to derail process but security risks will persist

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