Mali held its long-delayed parliamentary election despite an insurgency in its central and northern regions, concerns about coronavirus and the recent kidnapping of the main opposition leader.
More than 190 million Indonesians voted, with a record 245,000 candidates running for public office, in the world's third-biggest democracy, from the presidency and parliamentary seats to local positions.
Some hours before the opening of polls on Saturday, multiple explosions rocked the northeastern city of Maiduguri, perhaps in a daring attempt to breed fear and discourage voting.
Provisional results for the presidential vote are due to be published by January 6, but the DRC's election commission may have to postpone the results, according to the panel's chairman.
Irregularities such as polling centres without the power to run voting machines, allegations of vote buying and election observers being kicked out of centres have marred the country's first democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960.
As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leads the polls with more than 97 percent of the votes counted in Turkey’s presidential election, his supporters celebrate in front of AK Party headquarters in the capital Ankara.
Cyber service providers describe the electronic voting system as being "bare-bone"
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