09/11/2016 10:06 PM IST | Updated 10/11/2016 11:46 PM IST

Here's How Newspapers Around The World Reacted To Trump's Shock Win

It was a mixture of shock and awe

Erik de Castro / Reuters

Following Donald Trump's surprise win to clinch the US presidency defeating Hillary Clinton, many in the media have gone into introspection mode to see how they could have it so wrong.

After all, Trump's presidential debate disasters and countless polls had predicted a sure fire Clinton win. As the final votes tally tipped the scale in favour of Trump, many newspapers around the world were in a state of disbelief and shock.

Here's what the online editions of major newspapers said on their front pages just after the Trump victory was called.