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Nigeria summons Zimbabwe's envoy to the country over President Robert Mugabe's comment that Zimbabwe is becoming "like Nigeria" in terms of corruption.
The UN's refugee agency says the EU must help Italy with a dramatic upsurge in migrants, with as many as 6,000 reaching its shores in the past four days.
US banking giant JPMorgan has reported a sharp fall in profits at the start of 2014, which it has blamed on its mortgage business.
Australian PM Tony Abbott says teams searching for missing flight MH370 jet are confident that signals detected are coming from its black box.
Leading Indian artists and academics write an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi.
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