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  • Chile: Commitment to solar power likely to lead to minor improvements to favourable regulatory environment
  • Gabon: Violent protest crackdown in capital highlights rising threat of unrest around August election
  • Libya: UN talks with head of regional Petroleum Facilities Guard, French soldiers’ deaths to drive increasing divisions
  • Brazil: Testimony by electoral campaign aide to weaken case of suspended president
  • Uzbekistan: Sentencing of citizens for alleged extremist links underscores authorities’ crackdown on radicalisation
  • Ecuador: Bi-lateral anti-contraband efforts unlikely to prevent illegal cross-border activity
  • Namibia: Power outages highlight issues caused by ageing infrastructure, dependence on South Africa
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): Additional changes to labour regulations will not add to regulatory, reputational risks
  • Afghanistan: Kabul attack claimed by IS underscores threat to capital, religious minorities
  • Nigeria: Inadequate electricity supply to sustain operational challenges, protests in urban centres
  • Germany: Unrelated attacks do not indicate increased terrorism threat; likely to raise social tensions
  • Slovakia: Persistent but slow improvement in crime rates underscores low threat to businesses, personnel
  • Macedonia: Agreement on media, electoral reforms to unblock institutions, set stage for early elections
  • Saudi Arabia: US embassy warning highlights underlying threat but does not signal shift in security environment
  • Papua New Guinea: Scenarios: Prime minister likely to see off challenges but fiscal stability still elusive
  • Malaysia: Potential anti-government protest to maintain uncertainty; minimal risks of disruption
  • Myanmar: Release of population figures unlikely to result in large-scale protests, violence
  • Papua New Guinea: Political instability to persist despite failure of no-confidence vote against prime minister
  • Nauru: President’s re-election likely to result in further political uncertainty

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  • European summer travel dented by attacks

    Thursday, July 21, 2016 - ...on where they are going to go, David Lea, senior analyst at Control Risks in London told Gulf News. Summer is Europe s peak travel season with......

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  • USA launches quiet diplomacy to ease South China Sea tensions

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - ...risk", said Andrew Gilholm, Managing Director, Greater China and North Asia of Control Risks. Duterte, who took office on June 30, has said he wants......

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  • Kazakhstan declares terrorism alert after attacks kill five

    Monday, July 18, 2016 - ...individuals to mount these attacks, Eimear O Casey, an analyst at Control Risks, said in an email. While the relatively amateur attacks don t......

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  • Military coup has played into Erdogan's hands: Expert

    Monday, July 18, 2016 - ...Erdogan's hands: Expert Charles Hecker, global research director at Control Risks, says the military coup will help Turkey's president Recep......

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  • Turkey’s Military Coup Attempt Overthrows Tourism Revival Hopes

    Sunday, July 17, 2016 - a London-based associate analyst for the European Union and Turkey at consultancy Control Risks, said by phone. "We are in the middle of the......

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  • Turkish holidays cancelled after failed coup d’état

    Sunday, July 17, 2016 - ...weaken the Turkey s security capabilities, Ali Sökmen, associate analyst at Control Risks in London, told Gulf News by phone on Sunday. The people......

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  • Story of ‘terror twins’ absolute nonsense, says expert

    Saturday, July 16, 2016 - ...the entire community. Jonathan Wood, director of global issues at Control Risks, a global risk and strategic consulting firm, said there was......

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  • France Extends State of Emergency: Will It Do Anything?

    Friday, July 15, 2016 - said David Lea, a senior Europe analyst at security consultancy firm Control Risks. " It reinforced the perception of security. But now people......

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