• India: Government raises FDI cap in defence sector but many operational constraints remain
  • Mozambique: Planned meeting between president, Renamo leader to reduce risk of clashes during election campaign
  • Philippines: Manila airport incident does not indicate altered terrorism risks to key infrastructure
  • Nicaragua: Accident at mine in Bonanza highlights weak safety standards in mining industry
  • Somalia: Failed prison break highlights Islamist extremists’ ability to carry out high-profile attacks in capital
  • Russia: Proposed revisions to national security doctrine likely to have limited impact on business environment
  • Tunisia: Assassination attempt on parliamentarian in Kasserine points to presence of militants in north-western areas
  • Iran: New US sanctions reflect challenges to bilateral relations, will not derail negotiations
  • Kazakhstan: President’s comments underscore limits to closer regional integration
  • Libya: Militias’ seizure of ministries reflects deepening political, institutional fragmentation
  • Iraq: In depth: Formation of inclusive government remains key to resolution of political deadlock, improvement in security environment
  • Equatorial Guinea: Government unlikely to liberalise political system despite national dialogue initiative
  • Indonesia: Arrest, threat to temple highlight pro-Islamic State sentiment but risk of major attack remains low
  • Brazil: Persistent high murder levels underline growing security concerns in Rio Grande do Norte
  • Lesotho: Political uncertainty to persist following alleged coup attempt; resolution unlikely in short term
  • Algeria: Finance law continues expansionary state spending
  • Costa Rica: Government efforts to address corruption to remain limited despite president’s pledge
  • Congo: Security risk rating reduced to LOW amid consolidation of security improvements


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