Myanmar’s opposition party clinches landslide election victory

November 13, 2015 11:32 AM

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Myanmar’s opposition party clinches landslide election victory

RANGOON, Myanmar - The party of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s longtime opposition leader, won an historic majority Friday in the first democratic election in years in the Southeast Asian nation long run by a military regime.

Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party has now secured enough seats in the Parliament seats to control the body and choose the country’s president, official results Friday showed. Votes are still being tallied.

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