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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Obama in Japan. In Japanese, Obama means "little beach." The city's residents have cheered on US President-Elect Barack Obama. The World's Patrick Cox tells us more.

Global Politics

The day after victory

With celebration still in the air, Barack Obama and his aides are turning to the daunting tasks ahead. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the challenges facing the Obama presidency.

Global Politics

Iraqis react to Obama win

Some Iraqi military men were surprised that American political power could pass peacefully to someone named Barack Hussein Obama. Ordinary Iraqis aren't certain he'll be able to change policy toward their nation.

Conflict & Justice

Foreign-born voters

Mariah Haroon was born in Pakistan. Ka Chan was born in Hong Kong. Both voted in their first US election today. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to them about their experiences as new voters.

Global Politics

Obama-watchers in Kenya

The Kenyan village of Kogelo is home to Barack Obama's step-grandmother and step-brother. And it's been flooded with journalists covering local reaction to the US presidential vote today.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the city that's home to the LA Mayer Memorial Museum for Islamic Art. The answer is Jerusalem. Twenty-five years ago a thief stole 106 museum clocks and watches from the museum. Now Israeli police have announced they've cracked the case. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the museum's director, Rachel Hasson.