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Conflict & Justice

Cairo Protests Turn Violent

Protests in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, turned violent Wednesday. Supporters and opponents of President Morsi clashed near the presidential palace. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with one of the protesters, a young student named Merna el-Bari.

Arts, Culture & Media

Awaiting President Obama in Myanmar

President Obama is due to visit Myanmar on Monday. It's a sign of how far the Asian country has come on reform in the past few years. Many Burmese are welcoming Obama's visit, including young people who are studying the American system of government.

Global Politics

Myanmar's 'Frontier' Investor

Myanmar is going through some rapid transitions. In just the last year, the country's military dictators have freed Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and allowed elections to be held. Now the country is opening up to foreign business as well.

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