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Europe Politics

Latvian elections: Populist success and coalitions

Latvia held a parliamentary election on October 6th. This saw the success of numerous small parties; notable is the arrival of KPV LV, relative newcomers who gained sixteen seats in the hundred seat Saeima. Expect the upcoming weeks to be consumed by movements to form a coalition.

Politics Security Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya: What IEBC violence means for investors

The violence accompanying opposition-led protests against Kenya’s electoral commission may undermine the country’s economic prospects and damage its already-shaky business environment.

Asia Pacific Politics

Three weaknesses of Myanmar’s NLD party

While the National League for Democracy (NLD) brings high hope to Myanmar’s democratic transition, it faces vulnerability that will need to be addressed if the NLD is to lead Myanmar