Suu Kyi's party secures historic majority

Graffiti depicting National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside the party's headquarters in Yangon yesterday. Ms Suu Kyi and her party secured a historic majority in polls last Sunday that will allow them to elect a president and form a government next year. Results from the election commission confirmed the thumping victory after the first free nationwide election in 25 years.  - PHOTO: REUTERS

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