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Monday, March 30, 2015
Nigeria awaits tense poll results, UN chief calls for calm
ABUJA - Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election pitting President Goodluck Jonathan against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.
Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi announced on Sunday at a summit dominated by a Saudi-led offensive on Shiite rebels in Yemen.
Iran and six world powers have reached provisional agreement on key parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran's nuclear program, Western diplomats in talks in Switzerland said Sunday.
Tunisia said it killed the leader of the jihadists accused of organizing the massacre at its national museum, as thousands took to the streets Sunday in a march against extremism.
Captain shouted 'open the damn door'
The captain of a passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to “open the damn door” as he desperately tried to get back into the locked cockpit, a German newspaper reported Sunday.
Nigeria's closely fought general election went into a second day on Sunday after failures in controversial new technology snarled the polling, including for President Goodluck Jonathan.
Air Canada jet skids off runway, at least 23 injured
An Air Canada jet came off the runway after landing at Halifax's main airport in Nova Scotia Sunday, sending at least 23 people to hospital, officials said.
Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 years
Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve 20 years in prison, .................
Clutching a bag of pasta, canned pears and beef, David Kirk leaves a food bank in one of the UK's poorest corners — his sixth visit in a few weeks.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet pointed to a “bleak” situation in the country's flood-hit north Saturday, after deadly rains swept through the normally arid area last week.
  
  
  
  
  
  
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