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Monthly News March 2015

Buhari Leads in Nigeria Presidential Vot...

Buhari Leads in Nigeria Presidential Vote as Protests Endure

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... read more »

Singapore teen charged for insulting lat...

Singapore teen charged for insulting late founding father Lee Kuan Yew in a...

Singapore: A Singaporean teenager arrested for posting an expletive-laden YouTube video attacking Christianity and the country’s late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew will be charged in court with “wounding” religious feelings, harassment and circulating obscene content,... read more »

AAP infighting: Who will fill the space ...

AAP infighting: Who will fill the space left vacant by Yadav-Bhushan camp?

New Delhi: The churn within the Aam Aadmi Party, which resulted in the humiliating ouster of its four senior leaders, has altered the power hierarchy in the two-year-old political outfit. It was a nasty, no-holds-barred battle which saw Arvind Kejriwal stamping his command over the party through a... read more »

Babri Masjid demolition case: Supreme Co...

Babri Masjid demolition case: Supreme Court issues notice to LK Advani, Jos...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani and 19 others over a petition filed by Haji Mehboob in the Babri masjid case. Top BJP leaders including Uma Bharti, Murli Manohar Joshi and Kalyan Singh are amongst those notified by the apex... read more »

Live AAP crisis: Party set for a split?

Talks between the embittered factions of the Aam Aadmi Party seemed to fall apart without any hope of salvation, Thursday night. Dissenting AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav... read more »

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew wanted India in leadership role in SE Asia

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who personally knew many Indian leaders, wanted India to take a leadership role in South East Asia. Lee, who died this week... read more »

Yemen: Saudi strikes rebels; Iran warns of ‘dangerous step’

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up raids against Huthi Shiite rebels on Friday in support of Yemen’s embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as... read more »

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble on Thursday and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion, injuring at... read more »

Germanwings: Terrified passengers screamed as co-pilot ‘cal...

Paris: Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus... read more »