He has also proposed a blanket ban on Muslims entering the country.
"After Brexit and this election, everything is now possible. A world is collapsing before our eyes. Dizziness," France's ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud, said on Twitter.
Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt also invoked Brexit on Twitter, saying, "looks like this will be the year of the double disaster of the West."
As the election started, the German newspaper Die Welt reproduced the poster for the film "Apocalypse Now," but with Trump's head Photoshopped in above the film's title.
South Korea called a meeting of its National Security Council as Japan's top financial officials huddled amid a 1,000-point plunge in the Nikkei stock market. Markets in the UK and France also dropped.
US futures also plummeted, as international observers grappled for analogies and images to convey their discomfort, dismay and disgust. Many referred to the shock of watching Britain vote to leave the European Union in a June referendum -- the so-called "Brexit."
In Japan, state broadcaster NHK said that, "If Trump becomes president, Japan along with other countries, are very unsure of what will happen to the economy."
Europe's far-right party leaders are cheering Trump's win, including Britain's Nigel Farage, the outgoing leader of the UK Independence Party, and France's Marine Le Pen, who sent Trump a congratulatory tweet early Wednesday, adding a pat on the back for the "free" American people.
Le Pen's father and founder of the National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, took to Twitter to say "long live President Trump!" -- and claim Trump as part of a worldwide populist wave.
"The American people want Donald Trump to be the people's president. Today the United States, tomorrow France. Bravo!" Le Pen wrote.
Far-right leaders in Holland, Belgium, Russia, the Czech Republic, Italy and Serbia, among other places, have also voiced support for Trump. The hard-right Greek party, Golden Dawn, went so far as to make a pro-Trump video starring neo-Nazis.
Some media organizations have turned to humor. The French newspaper Liberation wrote of Trump's projected win in connection to pot legalization also approved in several state referendums Tuesday. The headline read, "US elections: At least now they can use marijuana."
And in Britain, one of the more unvarnished global reactions came from a London fashion magazine that hich hit the streets Tuesday as Americans went to the polls, The cover featured a photo of the United States' newly minted president-elect and a one-word caption: "SH?T."
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