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  • Iraq: Limited territorial gains, civilian deaths underscore complexity of operations to retake west Mosul
  • Yemen: Conflict to continue as warring sides refuse to negotiate
  • Iran: US official’s comments underscore continued implementation of nuclear deal
  • Ukraine: Killing of former Russian MP in capital likely to worsen bilateral tensions
  • Europe & CIS: In-depth: Incidents in Antwerp, London highlight persistent terrorism threat posed by vehicle ramming in Western Europe
  • Indonesia: Graft crackdown to briefly disrupt shipping, gradual improvements likely
  • Poland: Government approval of Sunday retail ban highlights unstable regulatory environment in sector
  • Asia & the Pacific: Balance-of-power considerations to persist despite closer Thailand’s closer ties with China
  • Sri Lanka: Port proposal unlikely to stem growing public opposition over Chinese investments in the country
  • Argentina: Sovereign risks to remain on downward trend despite growing spending in short term
  • Brazil: Likely approval of pension reform to reduce sovereign risks
  • Armenia: High-profile arms smuggling arrest underscores tensions ahead of poll; unlikely to signal larger threat
  • Ecuador: Polls highlight close election, polarisation to increase
  • Qatar: Reputational, regulatory risks associated with migrant labour to persist
  • France: Minister’s resignation unlikely to lead to political instability, will bolster centrist presidential candidate’s chances of victory
  • Brazil: Lack of personnel to hinder investigative capacity of police, highlights law enforcement deficiencies
  • Mexico: Homicide increase highlights persistent threat of organised criminal groups
  • Ethiopia: Scenarios: Lack of clear leadership hampers policy making
  • Gabon: National dialogue to improve president’s legitimacy despite hardline opposition boycott
  • United Kingdom: Risk of government change remains remote following Brexit date announcement, setbacks for administration

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