President Obama's victory makes top news around the world-leading newscasts from Australia, to China, to Pakistan, anchor men and women opened their shows with news of the U.S. Presidential elections.
The news was broadcasted across Afghanistan. In the US embassy in Kabul, embassy staff and journalists watched the returns on American networks. U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham praised the President on his win.
"It gives me great pleasure to congratulate President Barack Obama on his re-election as president of the United States."