Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Dec 10, 2012 | 4:35pm EST

Ghana's Mahama reaches out to defeated rivals

Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) arrives to announce the results of the presidential election at the commission in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) arrives to announce the results of the presidential election at the commission in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama...more

Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) arrives to announce the results of the presidential election at the commission in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
1 / 11
Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on...more

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
2 / 11
Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, carry a poster of their candidate John Dramani Mahama as they celebrate his victory along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition National Patriotic Party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, carry a poster of their candidate John Dramani Mahama as they celebrate his victory along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main...more

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, carry a poster of their candidate John Dramani Mahama as they celebrate his victory along a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition National Patriotic Party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
3 / 11
Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC) celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC) celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been...more

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC) celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
4 / 11
Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late president John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9 , 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late president John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9 , 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the...more

Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party of the late president John Atta Mills, celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, on a street in Accra December 9 , 2012. Ghana's main opposition party said on Sunday the country's presidential election had been manipulated, raising concerns about the outcome of the poll in a nation seen as a bulwark of democracy in an unstable region. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
5 / 11
Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest outside the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest outside the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won...more

Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest outside the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
6 / 11
Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) announces the results of the presidential election, in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) announces the results of the presidential election, in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president...more

Ghana Electoral Commission President Kwadwo Afari-Gyan (C) announces the results of the presidential election, in Accra, December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
7 / 11
Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest at the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest at the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a...more

Supporters of presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) protest at the electoral commission in Accra December 9, 2012. Ghana's electoral authorities said on Sunday incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama won a new term as president in the West African state in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
8 / 11
Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo (2nd L) of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) walks after voting in Kibi, eastern region of Ghana and also his stronghold, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo (2nd L) of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) walks after voting in Kibi, eastern region of Ghana and also his stronghold, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo (2nd L) of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) walks after voting in Kibi, eastern region of Ghana and also his stronghold, December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
9 / 11
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporter gestures as he celebrates the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

A National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporter gestures as he celebrates the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

A National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporter gestures as he celebrates the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
10 / 11
National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporters celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporters celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

National Democratic Congress (NDC) party supporters celebrate the victory of their candidate, John Dramani Mahama, at a street in Accra December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Close
11 / 11

Next Slideshows

Hungarian students block Danube bridges in anti-cuts protest

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - More than 1,000 students rallied in Budapest on Monday against the Hungarian government's planned cuts in subsidies to finance college...

Dec 10 2012

Bosnian regional PM urges reshuffle to end stalemate

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The prime minister of one of Bosnia's two regional governments called for the removal of eight opposition ministers on Monday, in a bid to...

Dec 10 2012

Iranian nuclear challenge must be tackled in 2013: Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Iran is getting ever closer to being able to build a nuclear bomb and the problem will have to be confronted in 2013, Israeli Prime...

Dec 10 2012

U.S. approves sales of precision bomb kits to Israel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday notified Congress that it had approved the sale of nearly 7,000 precision bomb kits built by Boeing Co to Israel...

Dec 10 2012

MORE IN PICTURES

What Islamic State left behind

What Islamic State left behind

Sifting through the rubble of Islamic State's abandoned strongholds.

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces take control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga.

Battle for besieged Philippine city nears end

Battle for besieged Philippine city nears end

Some of the 200,000 residents of Marawi, driven from their homes during 150 days of battle between the Philippine military and pro-Islamic State rebels, return to start a long cleanup of their devastated city.

Puerto Rico after Maria

Puerto Rico after Maria

Residents of Puerto Rico start to rebuild after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

Road to the World Series

Road to the World Series

Highlights from the MLB playoffs.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

One month after Mexico's earthquake

One month after Mexico's earthquake

Residents grapple with the aftermath of last month's quake in Mexico City that killed over 300 people.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Richard Spencer speaks on Florida campus

Richard Spencer speaks on Florida campus

Protesters chanting "Go home Nazis" sought to drown out the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida, as the campus erected barricades and deployed hundreds of police officers to guard against unrest.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast