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Tension Grows Between Iran And The West

British authorities have closed their embassy in Iran's capital city, Tehran, and recalled all diplomatic staff, a day after Iranian protesters stormed the embassy. Britain also said it was requiring Iran to close its embassy in London and recall all its staff in the next 48 hours.
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Clinton Tests Reforms On Historic Visit To Myanmar

The U.S. secretary of state arrived in the capital of Naypyidaw to test the country's first civilian government in decades on its commitment on issues such as severing military and nuclear ties with North Korea. She was scheduled to meet senior Myanmarese officials as well as opposition leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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What The U.S. Can Learn From Upbeat Brazil

Amid continued political gridlock in Washington, New York Times Columnist Anand Giridharadas says governments should depoliticize the economy. He recently reported in Brazil, where he says jobs and yacht sales are up, and young locals are ecstatic about the future. He speaks with host Michel Martin.

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