America's choice 2012: World weighs in on Obama's win
November 9, 2012 -- Updated 1043 GMT (1843 HKT)
How did the world respond to President Obama's re-election? Relive the night (and early morning) all right here, with comments, photos, videos and analysis from CNN correspondents around the globe.
The blog is now closed, but you can still get full election results here. And CNN.com, of course, will be following up with many more stories as we step back and digest this moment in history.
Blog curated by Nick Thompson and Lauren Said-Moorhouse in London, Hilary Whiteman in Hong Kong and Kyle Almond in Atlanta.
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