People travelling towards Yangon look through windows as the ...
Dec 2nd, 2011
(Reuters) - People travelling towards Yangon look through windows as the train stops at Danyingone Station December 2, 2011. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Yangon on Wednesday on the first visit to the Southeast Asian country by a U.S. secretary of state since 1955. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS) -
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