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Newspaper front pages around the world react to Donald Trump’s victory

A person holds a newspaper signaling President-elect Donald Trump's victory across 5th Ave. from Trump Tower in New York Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.
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The morning after.
By Marta Cooper, Amy X. Wang
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

After one of the most bitter elections in the country’s history, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States.

While financial markets go into chaos, newspaper front pages around the globe have reacted in shock and awe to the business tycoon’s victory, which saw him win the 270 Electoral College votes needed to secure his place in the White House. Here is some of the coverage on such a historic day for the United States—and the world.

United States


Rest of the world

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The headline on Norte, a local daily newspaper printed in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico reads: “We will tremble.”

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