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Senator Obama abroad

The World's Jason Margolis has a preview of Barack Obama's high-stakes trip to the Middle East and Europe; the trip is seen as a high risk, high reward move for the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

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Obama's foreign fans

Nancy Greenleese reports from Italy on Barack Obama's foreign supporters -- and why they're so passionate even if they can't vote in the U.S. election.

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Syria orders American school closed

The Syrian government today ordered the closure of an American school and a U.S. cultural center in its capital city, Damascus. The move is in response to what Syria claims was an unlawful U.S. attack inside its territory.

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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.