Nigerian election winner Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan for peacefully relinquishing power after becoming the first politician in Nigeria's history to unseat a sitting leader at the ballot box.
Turkey's justice minister has said two hostage takers who seized an Istanbul prosecutor had "held a gun to the nation" and vowed to hunt down the "dark forces" responsible, after all three were killed in a police rescue attempt.
Argentine prosecutors have again pushed for a conspiracy investigation against President Cristina Fernandez in the second appeal of a court decision that cleared her of trying to block the inquiry into a deadly 1994 bombing.
Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared an election victory for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power.
A Singapore teenager who criticised Lee Kuan Yew on social media soon after the former leader's death has been arrested and will be charged with making "insensitive and disparaging" comments about Christians.