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The weekly briefing, 21 February 2018: ICC to investigate Philippines war on drugs, Ethiopian prime minister resigns, Libyan coast guard picks up 324 people off coast

Underreported political and security risk updates from around the world. This week includes events in Ethiopia, the Philippines, Japan, Latvia, Libya and Syria.

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The weekly briefing, 6 February 2018: Civil unrest breaks out in Maldives, protesters march through Kiev, US stock market suffers worst hit in six years

Underreported political and security risk updates from around the world. This week includes events in Ethiopia, South Africa, United States, Venezuela, North Korea, the Maldives, Belgium, Ukraine, Libya and Syria.

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The weekly briefing, 23 January 2018: Six killed in widespread protests in DR Congo, US government shut down postponed for 17 days, UN launches its 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen

Underreported political and security risk updates from around the world. This week includes analysis from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, the United States, Ecuador, South Korea, the Philippines, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Tunisia and Yemen.

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The weekly briefing, 18 January 2018: Efforts to stop stricken oil tanker sinking in East China Sea fail, protesters and police officers clash in Kiev, Bangladesh and Myanmar reach agreement over Rohingya repatriations

Underreported political and security risk updates from around the world, including Tanzania, Tunisia, the United States, Peru, Bangladesh, the East China Sea, France, Ukraine, Egypt and Iraq.

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The weekly briefing, 9 January 2018: Possible major environmental disaster in East China Sea, Russian supreme court upholds decision to bar opposition leader from presidential election, Syrian government forces intensify offensive on opposition-held Idlib

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: possible major environmental disaster after Iranian oil tanker and Chinese freighter collide in East China Sea; Russian supreme court upholds decision to bar opposition leader Aleksei Navalny from running in presidential election in March; Syrian government forces intensify offensive on opposition-held Idlib despite agreement to maintain area as de-escalation zone; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 8 December 2017: UAE announces new partnership with Saudi Arabia, British prime minister suffers another setback in Brexit negotiations, Boko Haram militants kill 17 people in two suicide attacks

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: UAE announces new partnership with Saudi Arabia outside of the GCC; British prime minister suffers another humiliating setback in Brexit negotiations; Boko Haram militants kill 17 people in two suicide attacks in north-eastern Nigeria; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 29 November 2018: UN peacekeepers killed in Mali, political turmoil engulfs the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, militants kill over 300 people in northern Sinai

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: four UN peacekeepers killed in two separate attacks in northern Mali; political turmoil engulfs the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as Trump attempts to appoint loyalist as acting director; militants kill over 300 people in bomb and gun attack on mosque in northern Sinai province; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 22 November 2017: Robert Mugabe resigns, commander of US Strategic Command highlights limits to Donald Trump’s executive power, UN warns situation in Yemen is critical

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: Robert Mugabe resigns after 37 years as Zimbabwe’s president; commander of US Strategic Command highlights limits to Donald Trump’s executive power with regard nuclear weapons; UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen warns that situation in Yemen is critical following Saudi blockade of the country; and more.

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