June 15, 2009 11:01 AM

Obama cautious as violent protests sweep Tehran

One person was killed and others wounded by gunfire in Tehran's Azadi Square as hundreds of thousands of Iranians defied a government ban Monday and flocked to protest the country's disputed election. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, agreed that the powerful 12-member religious Guardian Council will investigate complaints that the election was rigged. President Barack Obama spoke cautiously in his first comments about the election.

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