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  • Alps crash pilot had suicidal tendencies in past: prosecutors

    DUESSELDORF, May 31 - The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane into the French Alps was classified as suicidal "several years ago" but had appeared more stable of late, German prosecutors said Monday. As investigators in both countries tried... Read more

  • Curfew in Nigeria’s Rivers state over election tensions

    PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, Mar 30 - An overnight curfew was imposed in Nigeria's southern Rivers state as tensions ran high over local results of the country's general election, the state government said on Monday. "The government has imposed a curfew in Rivers state from... Read more

  • Obama spin doctors hired to shake up deadlocked UK vote

    LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 30 - Rival parties in Britain's election campaign have hired former strategists for US President Barack Obama in an attempt to sway one of the most unpredictable elections in years ahead of polling day on May 7. Conservative Prime Minister David... Read more

  • World leaders’ details emailed in error to football body

    SYDNEY, Mar 30 - The personal details of world leaders travelling to Australia for the G20 summit were mistakenly emailed to a member of the Asian Cup football local organising committee, a report said on Monday. Australia's immigration department confirmed there had been... Read more

  • French lawmakers debate punishing prostitutes or clients

    PARIS, France, Mar 30 - French senators will on Monday debate whether the law should punish prostitutes or their clients, as France resumes a divisive discussion on how to crack down on the world's oldest profession. The proposed law completely revises a bill passed by... Read more