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.
Foreign ministers negotiating a deal on the future of Iran's nuclear program have cancelled their flights home to focus on talks leading up to the March 31 deadline to reach an agreement, BBC reported March 29.
Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete warned religious leaders that the country's April 30 referendum on a new constitution and general elections scheduled for October could increase tensions between religious groups, Reuters reported March 29.
Guinean President Alpha Conde declared a 45-day state of emergency in the western cities of Forecariah, Coyah, Kindia, Dubreka and Boffa to slow the spread of the Ebola virus, Bloomberg reported March 29.
Federal police in Brazil have opened an investigation into a large tax fraud scheme in which companies bribed officials at an offshoot of Brazil's tax authority to obtain favorable tax appeals rulings, Business Day reported March 29.