New era dawns as Suu Kyi's party strides into Myanmar parliament

February 1, 2016 4:30 AM

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Naypyidaw, Myanmar - Aung San Suu Kyi will lead her party into a new session of Myanmar's parliament Monday, with lofty expectations that the first popularly-elected government in decades can reset a country ground down by half a century of military rule.

Hundreds of new MPs streamed into the Naypyidaw parliament on Monday morning to take up seats won in historic November elections.

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