Myanmar election: Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling NLD wins absolute majority

Official results released on Friday showed Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party secured an absolute majority in an election that was disputed by Myanmar’s military-aligned opposition and criticised by rights groups.Her National League for Democracy (NLD) had already declared a landslide victory based on its own tallies, prompting street celebrations by supporters.But official figures were still being returned five days after the ballot, only the second such polls since the nation emerged from…

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