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Buhari Leads in Nigeria Presidential Vote as Protests Endure - Bloomberg

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:55 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Abuja.

Bloomberg - Former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari took a lead in the presidential race with half of the 36 states reporting results from the March 28-29 general elections. Buhari led with 54.6 percent of the vote to 41.6 percent for President Goodluck Jonathan with tallies from 18 states and the Feder...

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Saudi Arabia accused of killing 40 including children in air strike on Yemen refugee camp - The Independent

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Sana'a.

The Independent - Saudi Arabia is accused of killing up to 40 people at a refugee camp in Yemen as it continues to lead an international coalition waging war on Houthi rebels. Yemen's state news agency, which is under the Houthis’ control, said the camp at Hara...

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Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline - Reuters

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Lausanne.

Reuters - Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace at Tuesday's negotiations over a preliminary deal on the Iranian nuclear program, as their self-imposed deadline approached and both sides warned it was crucial to overcome differences that could wreck an agreement. For nearly a week, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia...

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Alps Crash Victims May Never All Be Found - Sky News

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:35 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Toulouse.

Sky News - The relatives of the Germanwings victims may have to wait months for their loved ones to be identified, with no guarantees they will all be found, Germany's Bild newspaper has reported. The head of the Criminal Research Institute at France's National Gendarmerie said it would take forensic teams between two and four months to comple...

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Singapore teenager charged over critical Lee Kuan Yew video - The Guardian

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:30 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Singapore.

The Guardian - A teenager has been charged over a video he posted online that was critical of the nation’s late founder as well as Christianity. In the eight-minute clip posted on YouTube, 16-year-old Amos Yee Pang Sang said Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, and Jesus Christ...

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Obama's Passport Data Leaked in Australian Email Blunder - New York Times

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:25 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Sydney.

New York Times - The government of Australia accidentally disclosed personal information about President Obama and 30 other world leaders who traveled there last fall for a summit meeting, according to a report on Monday in The Guardian. A document obtained by the British news organization shows that an offici...

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Recent floods to hurt Chilean economy -central bank chief - Reuters

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:25 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Santiago.

Reuters - Chile's economy will be hurt by the heavy flooding last week that cut off roads, washed away houses and bridges and forced some mines in the top copper producer to halt operations, the head of its central bank said on Monday. The disaster, triggered by unusual downpours in the normally arid Atacama Desert in the northern par...

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Myanmar army and rebels sign draft ceasefire agreement - BBC

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Yangon.

BBC - Myanmar's President Thein Sein has witnessed the signing of a draft ceasefire agreement between the government and 16 rebel groups. The agreement, which came after seven rounds of talks, is a significant step towards ending decades of conflict. Negotiators from the armed rebel groups still have to consult with their leaders before giving final approval. But rebels from...

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Cosatu fires Zwelinzima Vavi - Mail and Guardian

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:10 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Johannesburg.

Mail and Guardian - Cosatu’s central executive committee (CEC) has fired Zwelinzima Vavi as the trade union federation’s general secretary. Three sources who attended the meeting said 31 members of Cosatu’s CEC voted in favour of Vavi’s dismissal and only one person voted against it. One source at the meeting indicated that the...

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Lead prosecutor in al-Shabaab bombing trial shot dead in Uganda - The Guardian

Posted by Alex Greenberg on March 31, 2015 at 4:10 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Kampala.

The Guardian - Uganda’s lead prosecutor in the ongoing trial of 13 men accused of participating in 2010 al-Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people was shot dead Monday, police said. Joan Kagezi, acting assistant director of public prosecution, was murdered by men on a motorbike as she drove home in a suburb of t...

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