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  • Guatemala: Public health sector protests presage further bouts of industrial action, broader civil unrest
  • Zambia: Scenarios: Ruling party election victory ensures policy continuity, political stability
  • Greece: Explosive device at business federation confirms renewed use of violence by extreme-left groups
  • Egypt: Scenarios: Economy improves despite insecurity
  • Egypt: Hotel bombing, shooting highlight EXTREME security risks in North Sinai
  • Bulgaria: Scenarios: Fragile coalition makes slow progress on corruption, business environment
  • Afghanistan: Suspension of president’s legal adviser reflects persistent corruption risks
  • Uruguay: Express kidnaps underline heightened security threat
  • Tanzania: Entrenched political interests to prevail despite new president’s reform promises
  • Europe & CIS: In-depth: Shooting down of Russian fighter jet does not increase risk of conflict between Turkey, Russia; unlikely to impact military campaign in Syria
  • Cameroon: Suicide bomb attacks in Extreme North highlight persistent threat from Nigerian Islamist militant group
  • Pakistan: Attempted bombing underlines potential for reprisal attacks against security forces in Karachi
  • Zimbabwe: President’s allegations against former vice-president increase likelihood of new political party being formed
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Explosion in police station not indicative of increased terrorism, security threat
  • Nigeria: Further pro-Biafra protests likely in coming weeks but protracted instability unlikely
  • Malaysia: Political rifts in Penang unlikely to affect local business conditions
  • China: Anti-terrorism crackdown in Xinjiang shows sustained ethnic tensions but risks to business unchanged
  • Myanmar: New government likely to focus on peace process but quick progress unlikely
  • Yemen: Slow progress in operation to recapture Taiz highlights tensions in anti-Houthi coalition
  • South Korea: Raised terror alert does not indicate higher terrorism risks

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Corruption Survey 2015/16

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Myanmar elections

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