Former president voted out of power in 2017 is reelected to the African country's top job after defeating the incumbent leader in a protracted contest decided by legislators in a third round of voting.
The move paves the way for a presidential vote in Somalia after more than a year of political deadlock.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and PM Mohamed Hussein Roble accuse each other of holding up ongoing parliamentary elections, as US calls for a credible conclusion to the polls.
President Uhuru Kenyatta slams ruling by UN's top court that largely went in favour of Somalia and gave Kenya only a small slice of the disputed tract of the sea off the East African coast.
The two men have locked horns over top security appointments and dismissals in a dispute that has stoked fears for Somalia's stability.
Somalia's PM Mohamed Hussein Roble and regional state presidents sign agreement to allow elections within 60 days after a deadlock that had held them up for months.
Earlier this month, the lower house of parliament voted to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's four-year term by another two years, sparking Somalia's worst political violence in years.
New head of state was to be chosen by new legislators whose selection was delayed after opponents accused the president of packing regional and national elections boards with his supporters.
Moments after Mogadishu police chief Saadaq Omar Hassan announced suspending Somali parliament for disccusions to extend presidential term, Somalia police commissioner Hassan Mohamed Hijar fired and replaced Hassan.
In Somalia, an electoral impasse raises fears of a full blown conflict.
Months of political tensions over the holding of elections in the fragile Horn of Africa nation have burst into the open, prompting the United Nations to call for "calm and restraint."
Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
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