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Nigeria's new president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hailed polls that will lead to the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation as "historic" hours after he secured a decisive victory. In official results released early Wednesday, Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in a triumph greeted by joyous street celebrations.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in a western city, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also hit a factory in the city and 23 workers died there.