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Hundreds of masked students marched toward Mexico City's International Airport during a national day of protests to demand justice for 43 missing students, who prosecutors say were massacred by a drug gang. Riot police prevented hundreds of masked protesters from approaching the airport while patrol cars picked up passengers walking with their suitcases along the road.

7 Officials and 46 trainees from Myanmar Egress observed the Union Election Commission Office in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. UEC Chairman U Tin Aye, secretary and members of the commission Myanmar Egress members at the Commission office. Members of UEC explained formation of the UEC, functioning works, plans for holding free and fair election, compiling voter lists and laws and bylaws governing the commission and political party registration law.

The Implementation Committee for lifting Myanmar out of Least Developed Countries (LDC) was held at the President Office in Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday. Chairman of the Committee Vice President U Nyan Tun said that Gross national income (GNI) per capita, the human asset index (HAI) and the economic vulnerability index (EVI) are three criteria used by the Committee for Development policy, and the United Nations Economic and Social Council. According to the 2013 report on LDC, Myanmar is nearly eligible for graduation in terms of GNI per capita.

Iran and the six powers have been negotiating intensively since February to turn an interim accord with Iran reached a year ago into a lasting agreement before Nov 24. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State “Yes we do want to get an agreement but it’s just not any agreement. It has to be an agreement that works, that achieves the goal of guaranteeing that the pathways to a bomb will not and cannot be used.

North Korea's state television KRT released still photos of Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's special envoy. KRT broadcast two still photos showing Choe and the North Korean delegation meeting Putin and Russian officials, and Putin shaking hands with Choe. Choe Ryong Hae, a high-ranking member of the ruling Workers' Party, left Pyongyang for Russia on Monday with other North Korean officials, the latest in a series of diplomatic moves by the isolated country as it denies accusations of crimes against humanity.

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