Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to "wipe out" the social media service, setting him against President Abdullah Gul and drawing public fury.
Syria's opposition coalition has said it will not engage in international peace talks while Hezbollah backs President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday the final round of elections would go ahead next week despite rioting.
President Goodluck Jonathan took what appeared to be an unassailable lead on Sunday as votes were tallied from around Nigeria.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan looked set for a close race against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday as results trickled in.
Nigerians turned out for a delayed parliamentary election on Saturday, voicing determination to hold a credible vote in Africa's most populous nation.
Africa's most populous nation -- roughly divided into a Muslim north and Christian south with sizeable minorities living in both regions -- is full of
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday declared his intention to run in January elections on social networking site Facebook.
Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua arrived back in Abuja on Wednesday after three months in a Saudi Arabian hospital.
Nigeria's main militant group said on Wednesday it was extending a two-month-old ceasefire in the oil-producing Niger Delta by 30 days.
Nigeria's anti-graft police have given defaulting debtors of five banks rescued in a $2,6-billion bailout a week to organise repayment or face arrest.