Alps pilot had suicidal tendencies

The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane into the French Alps was classified as suicidal "several years ago".

Robber breaks leg, calls for help

A hapless armed robber in his 60s broke his leg while holding up a convenience store in Japan - and then used the shop's payphone to call an ambulance, according to a report and police.

Third of Russians are spies - Lithuania

Lithuania has claimed that at roughly a third of Russian diplomats in the state were working for spy agencies.

Nigeria elections generally credible

Voting in Nigeria's general election was broadly credible despite widespread logistical challenges, domestic and foreign observers said.