BBC News 29 March 2015 Last updated at 02:02 ET

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Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeralPeople line funeral route in Singapore (29 March 2015)

Thousands line the streets in torrential rain in Singapore to see the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

Women in khimars wait in line to cast their votesNigeria voting continues after delays

Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.

Philip BramleyBriton's father in plea to airlines

The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".

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