US elections

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Taiwan's view of US election

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how people in Taiwan view the U.S. presidential election, as many Taiwanese base their judgment on the current candidates on how past Republican or Democratic presidents have dealt with Taiwan.

Politics

Obama in Germany

Senator Barack Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today on the first stop on the European leg of Obama's foreign tour aimed at bolstering the presidential candidate's foreign policy credentials;

Politics

Kenya's favorite son

Marco Werman assesses Kenyan reaction to the official nomination of Barack Obama with the BBC's Muliro Telewa in western Kenya, home to many of Obama's Kenyan relatives.

Conflict & Justice

New voters in Colorado

The Obama and McCain campaigns are both targeting immigrants from Latin America. Kirk Siegler of public radio station KUNC in Denver tells us Latinos in Colorado are getting a lot of attention this week.

Politics

Obama finds support in European right

You'd think that Europeans on the right side of the political spectrum would support the Republican candidate in the U.S. presidential election. But many support Barack Obama. The World's Gerry Hadden explains why that is.

Politics

Pakistan and the election

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Pakistani journalist Saeed Minhas, about his experience covering the U.S. election. Like many Pakistanis, Minhas is wondering what a new president in the White House will mean for his country.