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  • China: Investigation into state company executives underscores sustained campaign against corruption
  • Asia & the Pacific: Sri Lankan president’s China visit indicates desire to prevent further deterioration in relations
  • Eritrea: Rebel threat to attack mining company unlikely to herald deterioration in wider security environment
  • Hungary: Withdrawal of EU funds over cartel allegations highlights damaging effects of widespread corruption
  • Tajikistan: Calls for closure of Islamic Renaissance party reflect state campaign of pressure on opposition
  • Palestinian Territories: Resumption of tax transfers to Palestinian Authority likely to reflect Israel’s concerns over stability in West Bank
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber’s targeting of politician points to increasing attacks in capital during summer months
  • Russia: Changed customs rules for low-value deliveries likely to cause short-term operational difficulties
  • Israel: Arrest of alleged IS member does not point to imminent increase in domestic militant threat
  • Mali: Attack on NGO vehicle reflects HIGH terrorism risk in north
  • El Salvador: Congressional gridlock likely following official announcement of legislative election results
  • Peru: Mixed messages about continuity of mining investment highlight threat of community activism
  • Mexico: Murder of party activist highlights pervasive influence of organised crime over local politics
  • Saudi Arabia: HIGH security risk zone added in immediate vicinity of border with Yemen; MEDIUM security risk zone added in Jizan, Asir and Najran provinces
  • Chile: Court ruling highlights growing contract risk for major projects
  • Libya: Battle for control of hydrocarbons sector puts sustained pressure on regulatory, sanctions risks

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