'Wow' Europe Reacts to Obama Win

The sensational selection of Barack Obama as the next Nobel Peace Prize recipient surprised many leaders in Europe on Friday. The honor comes with joy and great expectations. The first reaction from the White House? A simple "wow." The first reaction from Europe: Keep up the change, President Obama.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the Obama pick: "We should all support him to make world peace more possible."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the Obama pick: "We should all support him to make world peace more possible."

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Photo Gallery: Obama's Road to Success
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Photo Gallery: Obama's Road to Success

ccl/dsl/jas -- with wires