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Nigeria's Buhari builds unassailable lead in historic vote

Nigeria's Buhari builds unassailable lead in historic vote

According to a Reuters tally from 34 of Nigeria's 36 states, the 72-year-old Buhari had 14.6 million votes, testament to the faith Nigerians have put in him as a born-again democrat intent on cleaning up the country's notoriously corrupt politics.
Greece, lenders, fail to unlock aid so far - officials

Greece, lenders, fail to unlock aid so far - officials

Athens faces the prospect of running out of money in three weeks unless it can convince lenders to dole out more financial help.
Buhari extends lead in tight Nigerian election

Buhari extends lead in tight Nigerian election

The 72-year-old general who has campaigned as a born-again democrat intent on cleaning up the corrupt politics of Africa's most populous nation notched up 12.9 million votes, according to a tally collated by Reuters from 30 of Nigeria's 36 states.
Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks towards deadline

Iran, powers push for nuclear deal as clock ticks towards deadline

With a deadline hours away, Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace on Tuesday in negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, while officials cautioned that any agreement clinched would likely be fragile and incomplete.
Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

Nigeria opposition's Buhari ahead as vote count resumes

Nigeria's opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari held a sizeable lead as counting in the country's election resumed on Tuesday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power three decades ago via a military coup.