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  • China: Intensified anti-graft inspections at state-owned enterprises a prelude to deeper structural reforms
  • Poland: New renewable energy act highlights declining support for large producers, move away from state subsidies
  • Yemen: External support for rival governments to further exacerbate power struggle, entrench geographic divide
  • Iraq: Dispute between Erbil, Baghdad over budget implementation highlights continued threats to political stability
  • Kazakhstan: Early elections confirmed for April to reinforce the status quo, incumbent likely to secure another term
  • Uruguay: Broad policy continuity to continue following inauguration of new president
  • Russia: Murder of opposition politician unlikely to affect political stability, prompt widespread unrest
  • Nigeria: Increased military pressure on Boko Haram to elevate threat of retaliatory bomb attacks in north
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Maintenance of ruling alliance to boost incumbent’s re-election bid
  • Egypt: Likely delay to elections following court ruling highlights challenges to implementation of political roadmap
  • Turkey: Security bill unlikely to have positive impact, pass in current format
  • Malaysia: Rally in support of jailed opposition leader likely to keep case in spotlight; violence unlikely
  • Colombia: Threat of violent crime, corruption to persist following break-up of criminal organisation in capital

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