• Tunisia: Terrorism and security risks remain MEDIUM despite end of state of emergency
  • Iran: Nuclear agreement likely to be approved in Iran over coming days, leading to sanctions relief in mid-2016
  • Liberia: Foreign minister’s resignation highlights growing divisions over presidential succession
  • Indonesia: Crackdown on forest fires poses increased operational, regulatory risks
  • Indonesia: Enhanced tax incentives do not suggest bold reforms imminent
  • Costa Rica: Cocaine seizures highlight Costa Rica’s strategic importance as an illicit drug trans-shipment route
  • Nigeria: Bomb attacks in outskirts of capital highlight persistent Islamist militant threat outside north-east
  • Brazil: Scenarios: Weak mandate to fuel political, economic uncertainty
  • Spain: Election date set after deferral of Catalan referendum likely to strengthen governing party
  • Morocco: Authorities to remain welcoming to foreign investment, despite Ikea dispute
  • Nigeria: President’s decision to head petroleum ministry to increase regulatory, contract risks
  • Finland: Protests, divisions in coalition party reflect persistent controversy over immigration policy
  • Morocco: Arrests of suspected IS recruiters point to risks posed by return of radicalised fighters
  • Portugal: Unstable government ahead as incumbent coalition secures win but falls short of majority
  • Indonesia: President’s intervention against spurious corruption allegations risks backlash from police, MPs
  • South Sudan: Peace deal to remain fragile, prone to implementation delays amid continued localised clashes
  • Niger: Suicide bomb attacks in Diffa region highlight persistent Islamist militant threat in south-eastern border areas
  • Afghanistan: Taliban attacks to continue in northern provinces, notwithstanding security forces’ recapture of Kunduz
  • Kyrgyzstan: Continuity in government policy anticipated following peaceful parliamentary elections
  • Asia & the Pacific: Presence of Chinese vessels in disputed waters unlikely to raise tensions with Japan


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