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Smooth sailing in Myanmar's first free election in 25 years

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 05:50

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Supporters of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate partial results shown on a TV outside the party's headquarters in Yangon on Sunday. But many voters voiced doubts the military would accept the outcome of the vote if Suu Kyi's party is victorious.

Yangon

VOTING unfolded smoothly in Myanmar on Sunday with no reports of violence to sully a mood of jubilation marking the South-east Asian nation's first free nationwide election in 25 years, its biggest stride yet in a journey to democracy from dictatorship.

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