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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

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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Pakistan: Islamabad turns to the IMF

Date first published: 25/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: foreign currency shortages; fiscal crisis; austerity On 23 October Pakistan’s Prime

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Ones to Watch, 29 October 2018

ONES TO WATCH Americas: Keiko Fujimori’s preventive detention request hearing continues in Peru Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; civil

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AKE Special Report – The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations Key sectors:oil & gas; defence Key risks: sanctions; non granting of export licences; oil prices

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Yemen – Saudi Arabia – UAE : Increased Huthi weapons’ capabilities – True or False?

Date first published: 18/10/2018 Key sectors: aviation; infrastructure; oil & gas Key risks: business disruption; political violence Over the last four months, Yemen’s

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Ones to Watch, 22 October 2018

Americas: Far-right Jair Bolsonaro likely to win Brazil’s polarised presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; civil unrest; policy

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Brazil: Expected polarisation

Date first published: 9/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy uncertainty; electoral unpredictability; governability Polarisation has been one of the

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Political Risk Outlook Q3 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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Ones to Watch, 15 October 2018

Americas: Court rulings affecting mining projects in Chile Sectors: mining Key Risks: frustration of process; contract scrutiny   In Chile, court

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