Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 25, 2015.
3 Americans died in Germanwings crash; audio file recovered
Three Americans are believed to have died in the Germanwings air crash in the French Alps. Investigators say they have recovered an audio file from the plane's black box.
[Read more from NBC News]
Jeremy Clarkson dropped from 'Top Gear' over attack
Jeremy Clarkson, the presenter of the BBC's globally popular 'Top Gear' motoring show, won't have his contract renewed after he verbally abused a staff member before punching him in the face.
[Read more from the BBC]
Heinz and Kraft agree to merger
American food giants Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz have agreed to a merger that is being backed by Warren Buffett. In doing so they will become the fifth largest food and drink company in the world.
[Read more from the New York Times]