'For God's sake, open the door!'

The captain of Germanwings plane shouted at the co-pilot to "open the damn door" as he desperately tried to get back into the locked cockpit.

Arab air strikes cripple Yemen airport

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital, as Arab leaders vowed Sunday to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender.

Singapore gives Lee a hero's funeral

Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky as a grand funeral began Sunday for Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.

Nigeria voting hit by glitches

Nigerians hit by failures in new election technology return to the polls on Sunday, to allow them to cast their ballots in the country's close-run presidential election.