Party time: Democrats celebrate in Los Angeles.
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O happy day!
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Thriller in Manila: a Democrat supporter in the Philippines.
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Seoul man: following developments in South Korea.
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What will Obama's election mean for these Palestinian soldiers in Hebron?
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Supporters of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front, formerly a revolutionary guerrilla organisation, celebrating in San Salvador.
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Barracks Obama: US soldiers keep up with events on the Afghan-Pakistan border.
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Kin's election: Obama's relations celebrate in Kogelo, Kenya.
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A mural in Kogelo, Kenya, showing (from left to right) Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II.
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Aloha! A victory party in Honolulu, where Obama was born.
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No we can't: John McCain concedes in Phoenix, Arizona, flanked by Sarah Palin (left) and his wife, Cindy.
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The Thinker: a disappointed Republican in Phoenix, Arizona, reflects on what might have been.
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That losing feeling: a Republican family during McCain's concession speech in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Remember, remember, the Fourth of November...
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Democrat Barack Obama wrote his name into the pages of American history on November 4, engineering a social and political upheaval to become the country's first black president-elect in a runaway victory over Republican John McCain.
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