TODAY'S WORLD HEADLINES

Germanwings co-pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies 31-Mar-15, 1:12 AM | Tom Käckenhoff, Reuters

Air strike kills at least 40 at Yemen camp for displaced 30-Mar-15, 11:52 PM | Mohammad Mukhashaf and Sami Aboudi, Reuters

Sierra Leone lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected Ebola cases 31-Mar-15, 3:09 AM | Umaru Fofana, Reuters

Solar Impulse lands in China after 22-hour flight from Myanmar 31-Mar-15, 4:57 AM | Agence France-Presse

Psychological profiling, doors focus of French Germanwings probe 11:12 pm | Reuters French air accident authority BEA said its probe into the Germanwings crash would study systemic weaknesses that might have led to the disaster, such as psychological profiling and cockpit door locks.

UN, Myanmar leader hail draft peace deal UN, Myanmar leader hail draft peace deal 10:49 pm | Agence France-Presse Myanmar's president signs a draft national ceasefire with armed rebel groups that the UN hailed…

Turkish prosecutor held at gunpoint, special forces enter courthouse Turkish prosecutor held at gunpoint, special forces enter courthouse 10:46 pm | Osman Orsal and Humeyra Pamuk, Reuters A far-left Turkish group took an Istanbul prosecutor hostage on Tuesday and threatened to kill…

UN rights chief warns Yemen on verge of \ UN rights chief warns Yemen on verge of 'total collapse' 10:28 pm | Agence France-Presse The situation in Yemen is extremely alarming, with dozens of civilians killed over the past…

Pacific islands brace for possible super typhoon; PH govt says tracking path, ready for it Pacific islands brace for possible super typhoon; PH govt says tracking path, ready for it 3:47 pm | Agence France-Presse UPDATE 7:55 P.M. - The island of Chuuk, part of the Federated States of Micronesia…

'DI NA PWEDE MAG-ISA | New cockpit rule after German plane crash 3:28 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon.com \Air Canada joins airlines ruling that two crew members will now have to be in the cockpit at all times in the wake of the Germanwings plane crash. Gavino Garay reports.

VIDEO | Bionic ants could be tomorrow's factory workers 2:35 pm | Amy Pollock, Reuters video | InterAksyon.com Industrious 3D printed bionic ants working together could toil in the factories of the future, says German technology company Festo.

Malaysia police arrests three news editors for sedition 1:17 pm | Reuters The offices of The Malaysian Insider portal over over a news report on discussions about punishments meted out under Islamic law.

Malaysia police arrest news website editors 10:14 am | Agence France-Presse Malaysia police arrest news website editorsMalaysian press groups on Tuesday criticized the arrest of three editors at a leading news portal over a disputed report, calling it part of a "worrying trend" of declining press-freedom standards.

Vietnam rice boom heaps pressure on farmers, environment 9:05 am | Cat Barton. Agence France-Presse Vietnam rice boom heaps pressure on farmers, environmentExperts say Vietnam's drive to become one of the world's leading rice exporters is pushing farmers in the fertile delta region to the brink, with mounting costs to the environment.

US presses for release of Myanmar protesters 8:14 am | Agence France-Presse US presses for release of Myanmar protestersThe United States voiced concern Monday at the arrest of and charges against peaceful protesters in Myanmar after a protest over educational reform, and called for their release.

Probe sees link between semen quality, pesticides 7:05 am | Agence France-Presse Probe sees link between semen quality, pesticidesHigher levels of pesticide residue in fruit and vegetables are associated with lower quality of semen, according to a study published on Tuesday.

Solar Impulse lands in China after 22-hour flight from Myanmar 4:57 am | Agence France-Presse Solar Impulse lands in China after 22-hour flight from MyanmarSolar Impulse 2 landed early Tuesday in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun.

Rogue Catholic bishops plan to grow schismatic challenge to Vatican 4:38 am | Stephen Eisenhammer, Reuters Rogue Catholic bishops plan to grow schismatic challenge to VaticanTwo renegade Catholic bishops plan to consecrate a new generation of bishops to spread their ultra-traditionalist movement called "The Resistance" in defiance of the Vatican, one of them said at a remote monastery in Brazil.

French lawmakers debate punishing prostitutes or clients 4:08 am | Cécile Azzaro and Joshua Melvin, Agence France-Presse French lawmakers debate punishing prostitutes or clientsFrench senators will on Monday debate whether the law should punish prostitutes or their clients, as France resumes a divisive discussion on how to crack down on the world's oldest profession.

Sierra Leone lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected Ebola cases 3:09 am | Umaru Fofana, Reuters Sierra Leone lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected Ebola casesA three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone has exposed hundreds of potential new cases of Ebola, aiding efforts to bring to an end an epidemic that has already killed 3,000 people in the country.

Despite deforestation, the world is getting greener: scientists 2:37 am | Alisa Tang, Thomson Reuters Foundation Despite deforestation, the world is getting greener: scientistsThe world's vegetation has expanded, adding nearly 4 billion tonnes of carbon to plants above ground in the decade since 2003, thanks to tree-planting in China, forest regrowth in former Soviet states and more lush savannas due to higher rainfall.