Political Situation Reports

Political Situation Report is a monthly update on the world of elections and major political events. With features such as Hotspots where we review unstable situations, to an analysis of elections over the past month and their likely impact on business. We focus on key people and review events, legislation and regulations that will impact on future policy and affect the business community.

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PSR 2011 – Issue 9

A comprehensive report on Turkey's election and an update on September's elections, including priorities for the new Sata government in Zambia. Profiles on Michael Sata himself and Denmark's PM, Helle Thorning-Schmidt.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 8

Updates on the situation in Libya and Syria and a summary on Brazil and Egypt. Profiles on the two key players in Libya's National Transitional Council, as well as Cape Verde's President Fonseca. A look at four key elections which took place in August.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 7

A deteriorating situation in Syria and further protests in Egypt. Key points arising from the elections in Thailand, Finland, Portugal and Turkey. Profiles on Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first female prime minister and also Salva Kiir of South Sudan.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 6

Continuing unrest across the MENA countries. Highlight on the economic situation in Greece and an analysis of the Turkish election and profiles of Viktor Gaspar of Portugal and Peru’s new president, Ollanta Humala.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 5

The Arab Spring continues; Libya and Syria get nasty. Iran sees a power struggle between president and supreme leader. There are national elections in five countries, notably Canada & Singapore. Highlights on Bashar al-Assad and Mamata Banerjee.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 4

Mixed unrest in MENA countries. Michel Martelly wins in Haiti, with coalition problems in Czech Republic and a breakthrough in the Ivory Coast. Elections take place in nine countries including Nigeria, Finland and Peru. Highlight on Goodluck Jonathan.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 3

More uprising in MENA and Syria heats up. A general election is called in Canada and a coalition formed in Ireland. Local elections in four major countries give mixed results for ruling parties. China approves its 12th 5-Year Plan (2011-2015).

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PSR 2011 - Issue 2

President Mubarak falls in Egypt and troubles spring up across MENA. Elections take place in four countries, notably Ireland. The first of seven state elections in Germany looks bad for Angela Merkel's CDU.

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PSR 2011 - Issue 1

The president falls in Tunisia, with unrest in Egypt and Jordan. Elections in four countries and seven have Cabinet reshuffles. Moldova forms a new government and Dilma Rouseff (Highlight) is inaugurated as Brazil's first woman president.

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