The 33-hour curfew in Mogadishu will cover both traffic and people as lawmakers, security personnel and all others officials involved in the vote will still be free to move.
The vote bodes a grim future, not only for Muslims and minorities but also for French society as a whole.
Global bodies and dozens of nations urge Somali authorities to proceed with regulations that are set for presidential elections.
Far-right candidate Jose Antonio Kast concedes defeat to leftist rival Gabriel Boric in the Andean nation's election.
A far-right lawmaker and an ex-protester have prevailed in Chile's presidential election with a narrow gap between them, leading Chile towards a runoff between two political extremes.
President Macron finds it difficult to grasp why Algerians are still anti-French when France is yet to apologise to them for killing and abusing their forefathers during the French colonialism.
President Emmanuel Macron-affiliated candidates could not win a single regional poll, signalling that the upcoming presidential elections will be an uphill battle for the embattled leader.
Deby wins sixth term as president, provisional election results show, as army says it beat back a column of insurgents advancing on capital N'Djamena.
Niger experts have warned that elections could see violence as the country battles rising militant attacks where thousands of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced despite the presence of regional and international troops.
Many Ecuadoreans are weary of painful economic austerity measures and eager for a return to socialism, encouraging left-wing candidate Andres Arauz who hopes to win without needing a runoff vote.
Tensions boil over during tightly contested presidential and parliamentary elections that both sides say they are on track to win.
Biden becomes the second Democratic presidential candidate in seven decades to win Arizona, a traditionally Republican state, giving the Democrat 290 electoral votes in the state-by-state Electoral College.
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