Nigeria awaits tense poll results

Nigerians on Monday awaited the first results of a closely fought general election pitting President Goodluck Jonathan against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari.

Air Canada plane crash lands at airport

Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.

Sierra Leone ends Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leoneans were once again allowed to leave their homes Sunday evening after the government announced the end of a three-day nationwide lockdown aimed at preventing a resurgence of the deadly Ebola virus.

'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.