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  • Bangladesh: Cases against former prime minister highlight concerns over corruption, judicial independence
  • New Caledonia (France): Congressional elections unlikely to result in violence
  • Chile: Tax reforms to increase financial burden on miners
  • Turkey: State guarantee of debts on major infrastructure projects increases vulnerability to sovereign default
  • Myanmar: Kachin clashes likely to delay national ceasefire agreement
  • Mid East & N Africa: GCC agreement, Qaradawi message signal member states’ desire to contain tensions; foreign policy disputes likely to recur
  • Liberia: Planned deployment of armed police unlikely to effectively reduce insecurity in rural areas
  • Ukraine: Killings, renewed anti-terrorist operation portend likely deterioration in security situation in eastern provinces
  • Macedonia: Corruption allegations against prime minister unlikely to lead to investigation, affect election outcome
  • Senegal: Return of former president unlikely to fuel major unrest
  • South Africa: Pre-election poll points to large majority for ruling party despite presidential corruption scandal
  • Egypt: Timing of fuel price rise reflects efforts to insulate next president from public anger over subsidy restructuring
  • Israel: Jerusalem clashes point to rising tensions over Temple Mount

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