Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for March 27, 2015.
Germanwings pilot hid illness from bosses
Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who oofficials say crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps, killing 150 people, was ill at the time of the incident, but may have hidden his condition from his employer, according to authorities.
[Read more from NBC News]
Astronauts set to spend a year in space
American astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gannady Padalka take off from Kazakhstan on Saturday, for a year-long stint in the International Space Station.
[Read more from Time]
Apple chief to give away his fortune
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is on the way to becoming a billionaire, has said he intends to give his fortune away to philanthropic projects – as well as paying for his nephew's college education.
[Read more from CNN]