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.
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.
Turkish special operations forces have entered the Istanbul courthouse where prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz is being held hostage by suspected members of the far-left Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front, Hurriyet Daily News reported March 31.
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, head of Nigeria’s main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), is leading President Goodluck Jonathan by more than 2 million votes in the presidential election, Nigerian publication The Nation reported March 31.