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Buhari ahead in tight Nigeria poll 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:29:56 GMT 
    Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari has a narrow lead over Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, with more than half the votes counted.

'Good chance' of Iran nuclear deal 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:42:57 GMT 
    Russia's foreign minister says prospects of a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear programme are "very good" on the final day of intense talks.

Turkey hit by massive power cut 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:20:17 GMT 
    A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.

Thai PM plans martial law replacement 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:46:33 GMT 
    Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked for permission to end martial law, replacing it with new curbs.

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:03:52 GMT 
    Armed men take hostage a Turkish prosecutor heading an inquiry into the death of a boy during anti-government protests in 2013.

Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:44:43 GMT 
    Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".

France scraps payment for sex fines 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:09:26 GMT 
    France's Senate rejects a planned 2013 law penalising people who pay for sex and decides to maintain the offence of soliciting.

Indiana law 'grossly misconstrued' 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:37:15 GMT 
    The governor of the US state of Indiana strongly defends a contentious religious freedom law, amid a backlash from gay rights supporters.

Peru prime minister deposed in spy row 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:19:53 GMT 
    Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.

Jay Z promotes music streaming brand 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:49:18 GMT 
    Some of the biggest names in entertainment have re-launched the music subscription service Tidal, which they claim will change musical history.

Singapore charges Lee criticism teen 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:09:36 GMT 
    A 16-year-old Singaporean is charged and given S$20,000 bail over a YouTube video criticising late leader Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity.

Top Gear: Andy Wilman not quitting 
  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:52:32 GMT 
    Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies he is quitting the show after a leaked email from him thanking staff and marking the end of an era.

VIDEO: Alps rescuer: 'The scene was surreal' 
  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:51 GMT 
    Jean Sebastien Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".

VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'? 
  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMT 
    Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.

VIDEO: China warning over global warming 
  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:24:45 GMT 
    The head of China's weather bureau warns that the country faces serious problems as a result of climate change.
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Buhari ahead in tight Nigeria poll  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:29:56 GMT
'Good chance' of Iran nuclear deal  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:42:57 GMT
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