LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Nigeria's opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday won the key prize of Lagos in the country's general election, but his overall lead was narrowed by landslide victories for President Goodluck Jonathan in the southern oil region. More than two-thirds of Nigeria's 36 states have declared returns in the vote pitting Jonathan against former military ruler Buhari in the closest election ever in Africa's most populous country and biggest economy. Results are still pending from the northeast states hit hardest by Boko Haram -- Borno and Yobe -- which are expected to overwhelmingly back Buhari. The 72-year-old built an early lead in northern states dominated by the mainly Muslim, Hausa-Fulani ethnic group of which he is a member.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari had a commanding lead in Nigeria's bitterly contested presidential election, according to a partial vote count Tuesday, and appeared set to oust President Goodluck Jonathan.