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    Opposition Set for Big Victory in Myanmar

    The people have spoken. After the country’s first open election in 25 years, the opposition National League for Democracy, fronted by activist Aung San Suu Kyi, says it’s confident of victory. So far, official results are only in for 28 seats, all but two for the NLD — but the ruling party has already admitted defeat. Myanmar’s constitution bars those with foreign children from being president, making Suu Kyi ineligible. Though her party will likely nominate someone else to the post, she insists she’ll be “above the president.”

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