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  • Nigeria: Announcement of partial list of ministerial nominees signals progress towards consolidating government, clarifying policy plans
  • Direct Action: Protests highlight controversy over proposed UK nuclear power plants, pose risk of minor operational disruption
  • South Korea: Tensions within ruling party likely to interfere with president’s reform agenda
  • Hungary: Rare opposition unity against state land sales unlikely to provoke shift in government’s position
  • Philippines: Vice-presidential choices unlikely to affect key presidential candidates’ policy stances
  • Yemen: Rebels' reported acceptance of peace plan boosts prospects for talks, but mistrust remains high
  • Turkmenistan: Security personnel reshuffle highlights concern over potential spillover of militancy from Afghanistan
  • Pakistan: Federal parliamentary by-elections in Punjab province unlikely to lead to widespread unrest
  • Libya: Extension of internationally recognised parliament’s mandate highlights members’ opposition to political dialogue
  • Tanzania: Power cuts highlight poor energy sector planning; short-term improvements likely
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Opposition candidate’s decision to suspend participation in 25 October poll signals heightened tensions ahead of campaign period
  • Guinea-Bissau: President’s rejection of prime minister’s cabinet underlines fragility of political system
  • Ukraine: Scenarios: Difficult economic situation tests political stability
  • Peru: Coca grower protests in Cusco region highlight persistent threat of labour activism
  • El Salvador: Murder of public transport workers highlights capital’s challenging security environment
  • Cuba: Embargo unlikely to be lifted in short-medium term despite comments by US Secretary of State
  • Myanmar: Rally demonstrates growing influence of Buddhist nationalist groups ahead of elections
  • Myanmar: Opening of special economic zone highlights reputational risks

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