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World reacts to Obama win

Television news bulletins across the world have been reporting the story of Barack Obama's US presidential victory.

People in the Japanese city of Obama reacted with joy to his election, as did Indonesian children at the school he attended and Barack Obama's grandmother in Kenya was clearly delighted.

Many were not short of words of advice for the new US President - from Afghanistan and Israel to Gaza and Iran.

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