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ANALYSIS: IRAQI KURDISTAN FACES ISOLATION AND REGIONAL SANCTIONS AFTER REFERENDUM

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The Iraqi Kurdish Transport Ministry has rejected the federal government's decision to ban international flights from and to airports in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR). The move by the central government follows the Kurdistan Regional Governme...
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ANALYSIS: LATEST MEXICO EARTHQUAKE TO STRETCH GOVERNMENT DISASTER RESPONSE RESOURCES

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Much of southeastern Oaxaca and Chiapas states continue to recover on Monday, 11 September, following the historic earthquake which shook the region late Thursday, centred some 87km (54 miles) off the Chiapas coastline. Over 900 aftershocks have shak...
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ANALYSIS: DECISION TO ANNUL KENYA ELECTION HISTORIC, YET 60-DAY TIMELINE FOR NEW POLLS CREATES UNCERTAINTY AND CHALLENGES

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In a landmark decision on Friday, 1 September, Kenya's Supreme Court declared the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta null and void, citing "illegalities and irregularities" in the 8 August polls and calling for new elections to be held within th...
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SPAIN UNDER ATTACK: The evolving Islamic State threat to Europe

Islamic State is facing territorial defeat in Syria and Iraq. The terror group and its online outlets have been increasing their calls for attacks in the West. In our latest report, Drum Cussac analyses the attacks in Spain and the likely impact of t...
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Barcelona Attack: Riccardo Dugulin on France 24

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On 17 August, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst was on France 24 English Breaking News cycle covering the implication of the Islamic State terrorist attack in Barcelona. The interview focused on the terrorist threat in Spain and the risk generated by ...
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