Nov 08, 2015

Myanmar election held after decades of military rule - Worldnews.com

After decades of military rule in Myanmar, polls are now open for a landmark parliamentary election in the Southeastern Asian country. “All polling stations around the country opened at 6 am (2330 GMT) at the same time,” Ko Ko, an election commission official, told AFP on Sunday. Long queues of people were built up before dawn at polling stations across Yangon, Myanmar’s largest...

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