President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney left voters on Election Day with a stark choice between their fundamentally different visions for the country's future.
Planning on following the US presidential election through the night? Find out all the polling times to track as we head to a final result.
Despite Africa being the ancestral home of President Obama, recent polls show he is losing favour in the continent.
Implausible two months ago and still unlikely, it's not impossible that Mitt Romney could live his father's dream and become president.
Hope in the Middle East is fading that whoever is victorious in the US election can help change the course of the region for the better.
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A cluster of undecided American states hold the power to decide the next President of the United States.
As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go head to head in the US presidential election, we take a look at the system that will decide the outcome.