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  • Costa Rica: Strong performance by opposition in local elections to have little implications at national level
  • Ukraine: Persistent government instability, infighting risk undermining international support
  • Spain: Arrests in long-running bogus NGO investigation highlight networks funding conflicts in Middle East
  • Romania: Plans to publish names of debtors to improve tax collection, reduce risks in longer term
  • Czech Republic: Attacks on counter-demonstrators, refugee centre reflect threat of violence during anti-immigration protests
  • Gabon: Scenarios: Ruling party election victory sees continuity maintained
  • Mozambique: Ruling party divisions persist despite strengthening of presidential authority in central committee meeting
  • Palestinian Territories: UN secretary general’s statement underlines deadlock over peace process
  • Pakistan: Islamist militant attack underscores HIGH terrorism risks
  • Guinea: Clashes in capital highlight growing opposition factionalism
  • Mid East & N Africa: Moroccan cabinet meeting in Western Sahara, inauguration of projects in disputed territory unlikely to raise security threats
  • Direct Action: Protests against Pacific trade deal will continue alongside treaty developments
  • Tonga: Minister’s conviction underlines anti-corruption enforcement progress
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Further electricity price hikes likely in 2016 but supply to remain reliable
  • Myanmar: Increased likelihood of deal to allow popular opposition leader to become president
  • Asia & the Pacific: Further North Korean provocations likely in coming months following long-range rocket launch
  • China: Anti-corruption inspection report shows heightened scrutiny to persist in 2016
  • Cuba: Increase in politically motivated detentions highlights continued use of repressive policing tactics
  • Brazil: Airline workers’ strike underlines heightened threat of labour unrest
  • Peru: Protests highlight persistent threat of unrest; unlikely to deter Congress from passing trade agreement

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