With the dismissal of a powerful oligarch, the president may have created a potential political competitor and disrupted the pro-West alliance.
Ukrainian volunteers from the Dnipro-1 battalion, funded by Igor Kolomoisky to combat pro-Russia separatists, observes from a position in the village of Chermalyk 40 km northeast of Mariupol on February 26.(GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)
In a live interview with Bloomberg TV's "Market Makers," Stratfor's founder and chairman addresses predictions from the firm's Decade Forecast, including Russia's inability to survive in its current form and the fragmentation of the European Union.
Three anonymous Egyptian security and military officials said that Saudi Arabia and Egypt would lead ground operations in Yemen against the al-Houthi militants once they were sufficiently weakened by airstrikes, AP reported March 26.
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee are introducing a bill to allow U.S. arms to be sent directly to Kurds fighting the Islamic State in Iraq, AP reported March 26.
Four in five Czechs do not mind the U.S. military convoy that is scheduled to cross through the Czech republic from March 29 to April 1, according to a STEM/MARK poll released by Czech Television on March 26.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and influential oligarch Igor Kolomoisky have reached a deal in which the latter will avoid prosecution in exchange for tax payments by energy producer Ukrnafta, Lenta.ru reported March 26.
Turkish and U.S. military officials have informally agreed to deploy armed drones to the Incirlik air base to aid in the campaign against the Islamic State, Hurriyet Daily News reported March 26, citing a Turkish official.
The European Union and the United States will likely miss the target to sign the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade deal, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said, EU Business reported March 25.