Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Myanmar update

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — After days of delays, Myanmar's reclusive junta leader, Senior Gen. Than Shwe, finally granted an audience Tuesday to a U.N. envoy hoping to broker an end to Myanmar's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.

The government permitted an encounter between the diplomat and Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and advocate for democracy in Myanmar.

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