South Africans are ecstatic about Barack Obama's success in the presidential election. But as Rhoda Metcalfe reports from Capetown, there's also admiration for a system where the losing candidate admits defeat so graciously.
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.
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.