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  • Panama: Increased scrutiny likely following annulment of support services contract
  • Guatemala: President’s dismissal of key allies highlights escalating crisis within ruling party
  • Saudi Arabia: Bomb attack on Qatif mosque underscores rising security risks, militants' focus on Shia targets
  • Nigeria: Outgoing parliament’s consideration of oil sector reforms unlikely to reduce regulatory risk
  • Kenya: High-profile US visits signal declining sanctions risk
  • Brazil: Sovereign risks remain unchanged despite government defeat in Congress
  • Colombia: Government efforts to combat criminal mining unlikely to reduce integrity risks
  • South Africa: Proposed amendments to healthcare regulations to ease regulatory uncertainty
  • Ukraine: Government economic reforms to increase stability risks over next six months
  • Uganda: Killing of Muslim cleric to further strain relations between Muslim communities, security forces
  • Nigeria: Non-payment risk to remain elevated despite outgoing president’s approval of 2015 budget
  • Saudi Arabia: Closure of join oilfield underscores increasing regulatory and contract risks in oil and gas sector
  • Tunisia: US loan guarantee, IMF extension highlight international support, will cushion impact of economic reforms
  • Asia & the Pacific: Flight patrols likely to raise tensions in South China Sea dispute
  • Ethiopia: Reputational risks to persist following ruling party’s anticipated election victory
  • Sri Lanka: Domestic war crimes probe unlikely to progress rapidly despite president’s backing
  • Macedonia: Diplomatic efforts, protests indicate increasing international dimension of political crisis
  • Africa: French operations against Islamists, traffickers in Sahel-Sahara underline continued effectiveness of targeted military operations
  • Angola: Reported killing of rebel commander reflects military’s dominance in Cabinda exclave
  • Syria: IS takeover of Iraq border crossing strengthens group’s supply lines

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