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  • Paraguay: Accusations of constitutional breach underline heightened tensions, governability challenges
  • Bolivia: Detention of public officials unlikely to further deteriorate bilateral relations
  • Afghanistan: Increase in state revenue points to rising taxation risk
  • Pakistan: Court decision regarding ministerial control of regulators indicates heightened risks
  • Direct Action: Anti-deportation action highlights co-operation between activist groups
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Competition for control of oil sector to sustain political interference, corruption
  • Somalia: Approval of new cabinet likely aimed at appeasing key clans, regional administrations
  • Russia: Fatal attack on Chechnya base highlights Islamic State intent to attack military targets
  • Hungary: Campaign against multinational brewery highlights likely growing risks for foreign-owned companies
  • Mauritania: President’s push for referendum reflects heightened political tensions
  • Tanzania: Deportation of Kenyan nationals underscores president’s nationalist stance
  • United Kingdom: Notification of withdrawal from EU to have limited immediate impact
  • Tanzania: Dismissals, arrest highlight president’s growing autocracy
  • Saudi Arabia: New missile attacks do not represent change in threat
  • Zambia: Companies face rising electricity costs but longer-term supply reliability improving
  • Mid East & N Africa: AIPAC conference underscores fluidity of US policy towards Israel and Iran
  • India: Clashes in Gujarat state underline persistent communal tensions between Hindus, Muslims
  • Ukraine: Rebel aggression toward international monitors reflects persistently volatile security situation in east
  • Germany: Regional elections win underlines likelihood that chancellor’s party will perform strongly in September federal polls
  • Poland: Plans for new LNG terminal reflect persistent political support for gas supply diversification

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