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  • Mid East & N Africa: Gasfield dispute reflects tensions between Iran, other Gulf states, but overall war risk will continue to fall
  • Colombia: Report highlights security concerns ahead of regional elections, widespread disruption unlikely
  • Mexico: Apparent gangland killings highlight increasingly challenging security environment in central state
  • Africa: Arrests of suspected Malian militants in northern Côte d’Ivoire likely to weaken local Islamist capabilities
  • Kenya: Easing of restrictions on foreign shareholding to facilitate investment, increase capital inflows
  • Central African Republic: Transitional council head’s statement points to further election delays amid major logistical, security challenges
  • Direct Action: Expansion of hydraulic fracturing permits in UK likely to lead to more demonstrations; increase in violent direct action remains unlikely
  • Ghana: Scenarios: Business conditions remain broadly favourable despite fiscal crisis
  • China: Legislative amendments reflect growing scope for criminal charges in bribery cases
  • Europe & CIS: Further disruption likely as governments face increased pressure to act amid growing influx of migrants
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Agreement on inter-entity co-operation on harmonising reforms likely to prove difficult to implement
  • Asia & the Pacific: Suspension of aid to Nauru unlikely to ease crackdown on dissent
  • Iraq: Kidnap of Turkish construction workers highlights EXTREME security risks in Baghdad
  • Lebanon: Sit-in at ministry highlights growing frustration with state inefficiencies; further protests likely
  • Algeria: Premier’s indication that constitutional amendments are nearing completion bodes well for stability
  • China: Key agencies’ latest announcements show regulatory scrutiny of pharma sector will persist
  • Peru: Occupation of oil fields in Loreto highlights persistent threat of indigenous activism
  • Singapore: Governing party likely to win general elections, continue business-friendly environment

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