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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, 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, 14 November 2017: Direct contact between Wikileaks and Donald Trump Jr., cyber-attack group targets individuals and organisations critical of Vietnamese government, Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture remaining territory held by Islamic State

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: Magazine reveals direct contact between Wikileaks and Donald Trump Jr. in lead up to 2016 US presidential election; Vietnam-based cyber-attack group targets individuals and organisations critical of Hanoi; Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture remaining territory held by Islamic State in Iraq; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 12 September 2017: Unpredictability of Hurricane Irma complicates US response, Rohingya insurgents announce month-long ceasefire, Saudi Arabia suspends dialogue with Qatar

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: unpredictability of Hurricane Irma complicates US response to storm; Rohingya insurgents announce month-long ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid to reach north-western Myanmar; Saudi Arabia suspends dialogue with Qatar on GCC crisis; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 15 March 2017: local aid workers kidnapped in South Sudan, 20 million people at risk from famine in Yemen and East Africa, Brazil’s prosecutor general asks supreme court to open new investigations into senior politicians

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: eight local aid workers kidnapped in South Sudan; UN humanitarian affairs chief warns that 20 million people at risk of starvation and famine in Yemen and East Africa; Brazil’s prosecutor general asks supreme court to open 83 new investigations into senior politicians; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 7 March 2017: Right-wing nationalist and social liberal candidates likely to win first round of French presidential election in April, hearings begin at The Hague in Ukrainian suit against Russia, US president accuses predecessor of ordering wiretapping of his phone

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: right-wing nationalist candidate and social liberal candidate likely to win first round of French presidential election in April; hearings begin at The Hague in Ukrainian suit against Russia; US president accuses predecessor of ordering wiretapping of his phone during presidential election; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 5 October 2016: investigation into downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 concludes plane was shot down by Russian SAM, Houthi rebels in Yemen name ‘prime minister’ and will establish new government of ‘national salvation’, United States confirms reports of new military air base in Agadez in central Niger

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: investigation into downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 concludes plane was shot down by Russian SAM brought into Ukraine from Russia and fired from rebel-controlled territory; Houthi rebels in Yemen name ‘prime minister’ and will establish new government of ‘national salvation’ to rival internationally-backed government in the south; United States confirms reports of new military air base in Agadez in central Niger capable of deploying drones; and more.

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The weekly briefing, 20 September 2016: FBI gathering evidence to indict Russian state-sponsored hackers, Australia plans significant private sector involvement in ensuring cybersecurity, sea ice in Arctic region at second-lowest level since records began

Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: FBI gathering evidence to indict Russian state-sponsored actors behind hacks and attempted breaches of networks and systems of several US political parties and figures; Australia plans significant private sector involvement in ensuring cybersecurity; sea ice in Arctic region at second-lowest level since records began; and more.

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