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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

France: The King in Yellow

Date first published: 11/12/2018 Key sectors: retail; transport; pensions Key risks: civil unrest; vandalism; political instability President Emmanuel Macron caved to

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Ones to Watch, 10 December 2018

Americas: Voters in Peru support anti-corruption reforms in referendum Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest Exit polls from

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Ukraine – Russia: Provocations or political games in the Kerch Strait

Date first published: 4/12/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: conflict On 25 November, Russia fired on three Ukrainian navy vessels, subsequently

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Ones to Watch, 3 December 2018

Americas: Haiti faces fresh wave of violent anti-government protests Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; business disruption In Haiti,

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Brazil: Bolsonaro

Date first published: 22/11/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy uncertainty; governability The election of far-right former captain Jair Bolsonaro as

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Ones to Watch, 26 November 2018

Americas: Leftist AMLO to take office in Mexico on 1 December Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political instability; currency

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Pakistan: A second surrender to extremists

Date first published: 13/11/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability Mass religious protests led by Cleric

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Ones to Watch, 19 November 2018

Americas: Austerity 2019 budget approved in Argentina; risk of unrest, attacks ahead of G20 Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest;

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Sri Lanka: Crisis in Colombo

Date first published: 6/11/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; debt; investor confidence On 26 October, President Maithripala Sirisena

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Ones to Watch, 12 November 2018

Americas: ELN steps-up attacks in Colombia as prospects for peace talks resumption wane Sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security force/government

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Syria: Syria’s future hangs in the balance of Idlib deal

Date first published: 30/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: all On 17 September, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep

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Ones to Watch, 5 November 2018

Americas: US midterm elections on 6 November Sectors: all Key Risks: split government; protests; political inertia; impeachment Voters in the

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