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US election result reaction

Reaction from around the world as Barack Obama secures a second term in the White House, defeating Republican Mitt Romney.

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Obama to meet Romney 'by the end of the year'

President Barack Obama said he has not met his Republican opponent Governor Mitt Romney since last week's election, but that he hopes to do so by the end of the year.

We haven't scheduled something yet. I hope it's before the end of the year, though, that we have a chance to sit down and talk

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