Tokyo district recognizes same-sex partnerships

A district assembly in Tokyo became the first in Japan on 31 March to recognise same-sex partnerships, a major step forward for same-sex couples in a country where being openly gay remains taboo. Mar 31, 2015

Nigeria: PDP cries foul as Muhammadu Buhari heads for poll victory

Moments before Nigerias Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) was due to read out the final batch of results in a knife-edge election on 31 March, a ruling party official for incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan disrupted the proceedings saying he had no confidence in the chairman. Mar 31, 2015