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.
A violent crackdown on a peaceful protest in Myanmar last week has raised questions about how committed Burmese authorities are to real democratic reform. Reporter Becky Palmstrom visited the site of the protest over a copper mining project.
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.
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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