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Political Risk & War

Mass terror threat poses new risk to events

Today’s brutal, shifting terrorist threat is prompting event-cancellation insurers to reassess their cover. An attack on a rock concert in Paris, a truck being used as a weapon to mow down spectators at a fireworks display in Nice – the rules of the terrorist...

War, Terrorism and Political Violence Newsletter

Syria on 13 September claimed to have shot down two Israeli military aircraft – one of which was a drone – over the Golan Heights. Israel denied the claims. Israel’s airforce had conducted raids against Syrian artillery units after mortars were fired on 12 September...

War, Terrorism and political violence Newsletter

At least nine bomb explosions occurred on 11-12 August in central and southern Thailand, killing four locals and injuring at least ten foreign nationals. The affected areas were Hua Hin (Prachuap Khiri Khan province) and the upper southern provinces of Phuket...

War, terrorism and political violence newsletter

Businesses in the capital Harare on 6 July were forced to suspend operations as citizens observed a stay-away, part of a national protest against corruption and poverty. The shutdown coincided with a public-sector strike over delayed salary payments...

Special Newsletter: security risks at sporting events

France hosts the 2016 UEFA European Championship football (soccer) tournament – also known as Euro 2016 – from 10 June to 10 July at venues in ten cities nationwide. In addition to these locations, participating teams will operate from 24 ‘base...