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
Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah withdrew days ago from a second-round runoff vote because of concerns over fraud
State elections were widely seen as a referendum on President Barack Obama's administration and its policies.
During remarks in Cairo, secretary of state says US would like to see Israel completely halt all settlement activity
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
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.
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| 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
|By DAVID I. STEINBERG|
|Clearly, internal Burmese political considerations will affect any possible narrowing of the gap in relations between the US and the junta.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets with US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell in Rangoon for two hours.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
| 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. |
|By JOE MCDONALD|
| 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. |
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
| 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. |
|By WAI MOE|
|The US delegation is scheduled to meet Aung San Suu Kyi at Rangoon’s Inya Lake Hotel on Wednesday.|
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