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.
Clashes between Chadian troops and Boko Haram insurgents 10 kilometers (6 miles) outside Malam Fatori on April 1 killed hundreds of militants and nine government soldiers, Colonel Azem Bermandoa said, Reuters reported.
Police exchanged gunfire with two attackers outside the main headquarters of the Istanbul police in the Aksaray neighborhood April 1, killing one woman carrying a bomb and leaving one officer injured, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin said, The Daily Star reported.
According to witnesses, al-Houthi militants accompanied by military allies loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh are advancing in a column of tanks into the center of Aden, Reuters reported April 1.
Turkish authorities have detained 22 individuals suspected to be linked to the banned Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front, a day after members of the group held Turkish prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz hostage at an Istanbul courthouse, AFP reported April 1.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced the lifting of the hold on U.S. arms deliveries to Egypt first imposed in October 2013 after the military took control of the government, The New York Times reported March 31.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said March 31 that he would support a proposal to extend the natural gas deal with Ukraine set to expire April 1 for a further three months, according to a statement made during a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev, RFE/RL reported.
A Turkish court on March 31 acquitted all 236 suspects in the Operation Sledgehammer coup plot trial in line with a request by Public Prosecutor Ramazan Oksuz to dismiss the case, Today's Zaman reported.