Suu Kyi’s party wins historic majority in Myanmar polls

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party on Friday secured a historic majority in Myanmar’s parliament, making it possible for them to form the Southeast Asian country’s first truly civilian government in more than half-a-century.

With the tally still being counted, the Election Commission said that Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won 21 additional seats —pushing it over the threshold of 329 seats needed for a majority in the 664-member, two-house Parliament.

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