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    Myanmar Sets First Election in 25 Years

    It’s a big step down the road to democracy. Myanmar, which has already ditched its military junta for a civilian government backed up by military might has set the date for its citizens to go to the polls: November 8. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party won elections held in 1990, but the results were ignored — but now she’ll get another chance, running head-to-head against the ruling USDP. The NLD must formally announce its intentions within three days in order to participate. 

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