The World Reacts
Mr. Obama’s Kenyan relatives and Africans across the continent celebrated his
Mama Sarah, president-elect Barack Obama’s step-grandmother
Kenyans celebrated Senator Barack Obama’s election victory
Filipinos celebrated with cutouts of Mr. Obama
The refrain from Mr. Obama’s campaign, “Yes We Can,” is written on the window of the American Book Centre in Amsterdam.
London’s Evening Standard newspaper produced a special edition
French and U.S. supporters cheered Mr. Obama’s victory on the streets of Paris.
A group of Kashmiri students celebrated Mr. Obama’s victory, and appealed to him to resolve the dispute over the Himalayan region between India and Pakistan.
Kuwaiti investors watched Mr. Obama giving his victory speech on a television at
the Stock Exchange in Kuwait City
Palestinians watched Mr. Obama’s acceptance speech from a coffee shop in Gaza.
Serena Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan
Students in Jakarta, Indonesia
U.S. Embassy in Beijing
An audience gathered in Hong Kong