The 209 members of Fifa are voting for their new president at a congress in Zurich.
Muhammadu Buhari is being sworn in as Nigeria’s 15th head of state on Friday.
Sepp Blatter has given his statement to delegates in a bid to win a fifth term as Fifa president.
More than 1,800 Muslim migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are sheltered in the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.
The BBC has been given rare access to the army that is allied to the internationally recognised government in Libya.
History will be made in Nigeria on Friday when for the first time power will be handed over between rival political parties.
A regional conference is taking place in the Thai capital Bangkok to discuss possible solutions to the South-East Asia migrant crisis.