Indian Siddi Tribals celebrate Obama's victory in Ahmedabad, India on November 5, 2008. The Siddis are descendants of Africans from Northeast and East Africa who were brought to India as slaves, soldiers or servants. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents of the city of Obama, Japan celebrate US President-elect Barack Obama's victory at Mermaid Plaza on November 5, 2008. They have been supporting Obama, who coincidentally shares the same name with the city, since his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
Iranian men look at newspapers bearing pictures of Barack Obama in Tehran on November 5, 2008. Iranian MP Hamid Reza Haji Babai welcomed the US presidential victory of Obama as an 'opportunity and test,' with Iran now 'waiting for that change.' (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)
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