Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced U.S. frustration this week over a recent violent crackdown against a protest in Guinea, and the administration took the unusual step of dispatching an envoy to the West African nation.
In other news, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad criticized U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of "parroting" the baseless charges of Western nations, and flooding in the Philippines has left at least 280 people dead.
By PBS NewsHour
Guinea's prime minister and about 30 other government leaders surrendered Thursday at an army barracks, as Capt. Moussa Camara, the head of a military coup, declared himself the new leader of the western African country.
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