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  • 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
  • South Africa: Adjustments to black empowerment law to increase compliance burden for investors
  • Ukraine: Wide-ranging bond restructuring negotiations underscore declining sovereign risk
  • Mozambique: Resignation of ruling party president unlikely to have significant policy implications
  • Uzbekistan: Landslide election victory for incumbent secures status quo, long-term succession question persists
  • Turkey: Government disputes, electoral politics to slow peace process
  • France: Local elections highlight competition between centre, far right; fall in support for left
  • Iraq: International coalition participation, reported Shia militia withdrawal highlights challenges facing Tikrit operations
  • Malaysia: Opposition protests likely to dwindle but use of Sedition Act shows pressure on government
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ambassador’s resignation likely to exacerbate power struggle, political stalemate
  • Syria: Rebels’ capture of Idlib is serious blow to government, likely to intensify rivalries within opposition
  • Nigeria: Violence likely after results announcement despite relatively peaceful presidential poll
  • Somalia: Militant attack against hotel underlines persistent threat of complex terrorist attacks in capital
  • Colombia: New government strategy to lead to some security improvements in major cities
  • Brazil: Latest corruption scandal involving tax agency highlights persistent integrity threat
  • Mexico: Nationwide protests highlight persistent threat of social unrest ahead of June elections

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