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Israeli Prime Minister Congratulates Obama

Israel is the United State's closest ally in the Middle East, and home to a large number of overseas American voters. Israelis have been debating which candidate, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, would do more to ensure their country's security.
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China Greets Obama's Re-Election With Muted Relief

Among Chinese citizens, there is a sense of frustration and fascination that Americans have the right to vote for their own leaders.
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Electoral Dysfunction

Long lines, technical glitches and confusion over new voting rules marred Tuesday's presidential election. We look at the factors behind our flawed election process, and what's being done to address problems.

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International Perspectives On The Election

U.S. presidential elections garner almost as much media coverage in foreign countries as they do here. We get perspectives from journalists around the world.

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All Aboard South Africa's High-Speed Train

South Africa's Gautrain — the continent's first rapid rail system — links Pretoria and Johannesburg. It provides a swift, comfortable and safe ride for up to 40,000 passengers a day — in a country with notoriously nightmarish public transit.
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Drug-Resistant Malaria On The Rise In Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has been a hot spot for drug-resistant malaria in the past. Now researchers in Thailand worry that a superstrain resistant to the last, best malaria treatments could undermine progress made against the mosquito-borne disease.

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