- Tag results for presidential election
China, which has loaned Yameen's government hundreds of millions of dollars for an infrastructure blitz, was yet to comment on the outcome.
India also hoped that the Maldivian Election Commission will officially confirm the result at the earliest.
There were no other candidates at Sunday's election which was held with all key dissidents either in jail or exile.
Will the poll nudge the Maldives back toward democracy, or further its spiral into autocracy? Here are five things to know:
Hundreds of men and women lined up to vote before polling booths opened at 8:00 am in the capital Male.
Alvi is a Karachi-based dentist-turned-politician, who reportedly stood by prime minister Imran Khan during his political career.
The defence lawyers say George Papadopoulos was hired by the campaign in March 2016 despite having no experience with Russian or US diplomacy.
The hackers were linked to the Russian military intelligence agency known as the GRU
Security forces in Bamako said Saturday they had arrested three members of a "commando" cell who were planning attacks in the capital this weekend.
With nine out of ten provinces declared yesterday, Mnangagwa had 2,147,505 votes to Chamisa's 1,929,704, according to tallies from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
The vote will take place six months after parliamentary elections, which have been scheduled for October 20 after repeated delays.
Counting has started in some of the 23,000 polling stations which closed at 1800 GMT. First results are expected within 48 hours and the official outcome is set to follow on Friday at the latest.
On the campaign trail, Keita highlighted the achievement of a 2015 peace agreement between the government, government-allied groups and former Tuareg rebels to fight jihadism in the country's north.
'Mamata Banerjee is daydreaming to become the Prime Minister but she should remember that no Congress-supported PM lasted more than one year as the PM,' said BJP general secretary Sayantan
The newspaper, along with USA Today and others, filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuits to obtain the material, which the Justice Department released but with many details redacted.