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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 17 September 2018

ONES TO WATCH Americas: Showdown between Peru’s executive and legislative powers to intensify Sectors: all Key Risks: governability; policy continuity;

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Egypt: SinaISitis

Date first published: 06/09/2018 Key sectors: oil & gas; energy infrastructure; tourism Key risks: terrorism; security; business disruption The Sinai Peninsula,

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Ones to Watch: 10 September 2018

Americas: Brazil’s election campaign to continue to heat up Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political instability; civil unrest In

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Russia: The spectre of Chechnya returns

Date first published: 28/08/2018 Key risks: civil war; terrorism Key sectors: all Local dictator Ramzan Kadyrov rules Checchnya with an iron

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Ones to Watch: 3 September 2018

Americas: Unprecedented peso rout triggers stricter fiscal deficit targets to contain crisis Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; civil unrest;

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The lira crisis continues

Date first published: 21/08/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: banking crisis; corporate defaults; lira depreciation; inflation The Turkish lira is down almost 40

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Diplomatic Row: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

Date first published: 14/08/2018 Key sectors: oil & gas, defence, agriculture Key risks: policy uncertainty; political stability; foreign policy On 6 August Saudi

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Ones to Watch, 20 August 2018

Americas: Lula’s presidential candidacy formally submitted; likely to stoke further controversy Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political instability; civil

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Zimbabwe: Democracy postponed

Date first published: 07/08/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy certainty; political violence When Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s

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Ones to Watch: 13 August 2018

Americas: UN-backed Commission asks to revoke Guatemala’s President immunity Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; corruption fallout; political instability; armed

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AKE Special Report – Bangladesh August 2018 Protests

Over the last week, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was brought to a standstill by major protests. The protests escalated on 4

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India: The state of the telecommunications industry

Date first published: 31/07/2018 Key risks: increased competition; losses; default Key sectors: telecommunication The Indian telecommunication sector has changed dramatically over the last

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