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An image grab taken from Iran's official Arabic-language Al-Alam TV shows Iranians holding an anti-US rally in Tehran, 04 Nov 2009
Wed. 04 Nov 2009 1011 UTC

Iranians Rally on Anniversary of American Embassy Takeover

Crowds shouted 'God is great' and 'death to America' as speakers recalled the events of 1979, when revolutionary students seized the US Embassy and held 52 Americans hostage for more than a year

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Former Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah gives a press conference at his residence in Kabul, 04 Nov 2009

Afghanistan's Abdullah Says Karzai Re-election Lacks Legitimacy

Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah withdrew days ago from a second-round runoff vote because of concerns over fraud

Voters are handed 'I Voted In Arlington' stickers after voting at Rosslyn Fire Station #10, in Arlington, Virginia, 03 Nov 2009

Republicans Gain in US State Elections Audio Clip Available

State elections were widely seen as a referendum on President Barack Obama's administration and its policies.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during press conference in Cairo, Egypt 4 Nov 2009

Clinton Calls Israeli Settlement Activity Illegitimate

During remarks in Cairo, secretary of state says US would like to see Israel completely halt all settlement activity

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (file photo)

US Envoys Meet Burma's PM, Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Peace laureate shook hands with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell as she arrived at a luxury hotel in the main city of Rangoon

British soldier in Afghanistan
The Taliban have said they carried out the fatal shooting of five UK soldiers in Afghanistan, Gordon Brown tells MPs.

Police clash with opposition supporters during a rally in the Iranian capital, Tehran, witnesses and state media say.

General Motors' decision to hang on to Opel and Vauxhall is welcomed in the UK but met with anger in Germany.

Mr. Campbell's visit is the beginning of new U.S engagement policy toward Myanmar. This is the first step of the engagement but we have to see what comes out of the new engagement policy.
— Nyan Win, spokesman for National League for Democracy

Burmese-US Relations: ‘Mind the Gap!’

Clearly, internal Burmese political considerations will affect any possible narrowing of the gap in relations between the US and the junta.


Suu Kyi, Campbell Hold Two-hour Meeting

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets with US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell in Rangoon for two hours.


Burma: Catching Two Fishes at Once?

The visit of a US delegation and the start of construction on China’s pipeline project give the junta a chance to improve both foreign relationships.

World Bank Boosts China Growth Forecast to 8.4 pct

The World Bank raises its 2009 growth forecast for China from 7.2 percent to 8.4 percent but warns a sustained recovery will require more consumer spending.

Vietnam Storm Death Toll Rises to 57

The death toll from Tropical Storm Mirinae rose to 57 in Vietnam as authorities stepped up rescue and relief operations in the affected central regions.

Suu Kyi to Meet Campbell in Rangoon Hotel

The US delegation is scheduled to meet Aung San Suu Kyi at Rangoon’s Inya Lake Hotel on Wednesday.
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