Myanmar votes in first free elections after 25 years

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Supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party cheer as election results are posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)

Supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party cheer as election results are posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)

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A Muslim Myanmar voter casts her vote at a polling station in Yangon on Sunday. (AFP Photo)

A Muslim Myanmar voter casts her vote at a polling station in Yangon on Sunday. (AFP Photo)

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the headquarters of the National League of Democracy (NLD) after addressing a small crowd and the media. (AFP Photo)

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the headquarters of the National League of Democracy (NLD) after addressing a small crowd and the media. (AFP Photo)

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A young supporter of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party cheers as election results are posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon. (AP Photo)

A young supporter of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party cheers as election results are posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon. (AP Photo)

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Traffic attempts to make it's way through supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party as they wait for election results to be posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar (AP Photo)

Traffic attempts to make it's way through supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy party as they wait for election results to be posted outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar (AP Photo)

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A rickshaw driver reads a newspaper in Yangon on Monday. (AFP Photo)

A rickshaw driver reads a newspaper in Yangon on Monday. (AFP Photo)

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Myanmar's Union Election Commission chairman Tin Aye, center, prepares to cut a ribbon during a function ahead of announcing election results on Monday. (AP Photo)

Myanmar's Union Election Commission chairman Tin Aye, center, prepares to cut a ribbon during a function ahead of announcing election results on Monday. (AP Photo)

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In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displays a ballot marked for the candidate of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) during poll tabulation in Yangon. (AFP Photo)

In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displays a ballot marked for the candidate of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) during poll tabulation in Yangon. (AFP Photo)

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A Buddhist monk reads a newspaper on a street in Yangon. (REUTERS)

A Buddhist monk reads a newspaper on a street in Yangon. (REUTERS)

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