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Obama to press Myanmar leaders on ethnic violence

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while addressing his first news conference since his reelection, at the White House in Washington November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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A crying woman, displaced by recent violence in Pauktaw, is comported by others at an Owntaw refugee camp for Muslims where they found shelter outside Sittwe October 31, 2012. The United Nations said 22,587 people had now been displaced after unrest between Muslim Rohingyas and Buddhist Rakhines claimed at least 84 lives in Rakhine State and tested the reformist mettle of the quasi-civilian government that replaced Myanmar's oppressive ruling junta last year. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A crying woman, displaced by recent violence in Pauktaw, is comported by others at an Owntaw refugee camp for Muslims where they found shelter outside Sittwe October 31, 2012. The United Nations said 22,587 people had now been displaced after unrest...more

A crying woman, displaced by recent violence in Pauktaw, is comported by others at an Owntaw refugee camp for Muslims where they found shelter outside Sittwe October 31, 2012. The United Nations said 22,587 people had now been displaced after unrest between Muslim Rohingyas and Buddhist Rakhines claimed at least 84 lives in Rakhine State and tested the reformist mettle of the quasi-civilian government that replaced Myanmar's oppressive ruling junta last year. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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