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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way trough the crowd as she arrives to the office of her National League for Democracy (NLD) in Yangon, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way trough the crowd as she arrives to the office of her National League for Democracy (NLD) in Yangon, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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A child holds up a portrait of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as election results are revealed on a screen in front of the head office of the National League for Democracy in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A child holds up a portrait of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as election results are revealed on a screen in front of the head office of the National League for Democracy in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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People, living and working on abandoned ships, are seen resting onboard a ship on a river in Yangon, March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People, living and working on abandoned ships, are seen resting onboard a ship on a river in Yangon, March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves to supporters as she leaves the National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Yangon, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves to supporters as she leaves the National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Yangon, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A supporter of the National League for Democracy (NLD) wears a t-shirt with an image of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as supporters of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) (rear) pass by during their election campaign in Kawhmu Township, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A supporter of the National League for Democracy (NLD) wears a t-shirt with an image of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as supporters of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) (rear) pass by during their election campaign in Kawhmu Township, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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A woman casts her vote at a ballot station during by-elections in Hlegu, about 45 kms (28 miles) northeast of Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A woman casts her vote at a ballot station during by-elections in Hlegu, about 45 kms (28 miles) northeast of Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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A supporter of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party carries his child during a gathering, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A supporter of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party carries his child during a gathering, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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People react as Aung San Suu Kyi's convoy passes their village on the way to Kawhmu township where she will spend a night before the country's by-elections, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People react as Aung San Suu Kyi's convoy passes their village on the way to Kawhmu township where she will spend a night before the country's by-elections, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A National League for Democracy (NLD) party supporter monitors election results shown on a screen in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A National League for Democracy (NLD) party supporter monitors election results shown on a screen in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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People peer through voters lists as votes are being counted at a polling station in central Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People peer through voters lists as votes are being counted at a polling station in central Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A man reads the newspaper outside his home near the ballot station during the by-elections in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A man reads the newspaper outside his home near the ballot station during the by-elections in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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People walk and exercise by a lake a day before the by-elections during early morning in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

People walk and exercise by a lake a day before the by-elections during early morning in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy attend a late night gathering in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy attend a late night gathering in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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People wearing traditional clothes arrive at a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wearing traditional clothes arrive at a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Children rest their hands on the hood of a car with the National League for Democracy (NLD) party flag glued to it during a gathering of of NLD supporters, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

Children rest their hands on the hood of a car with the National League for Democracy (NLD) party flag glued to it during a gathering of of NLD supporters, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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A boy wearing a National League for Democracy (NLD) headband is carried by his father during a gathering of supporters of NLD party, a day before the by-election near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A boy wearing a National League for Democracy (NLD) headband is carried by his father during a gathering of supporters of NLD party, a day before the by-election near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to a large group of foreign and local reporters at her home in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to a large group of foreign and local reporters at her home in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Election officials get ready to open a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Election officials get ready to open a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Supporters hold the party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) during the NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

Supporters hold the party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) during the NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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A man shows a phone with a picture of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as election results are revealed on the screen in front of the head office of the National League for Democracy in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man shows a phone with a picture of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as election results are revealed on the screen in front of the head office of the National League for Democracy in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A boy holds a party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) as he sits on back of a vehicle during the NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A boy holds a party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) as he sits on back of a vehicle during the NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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People count votes at a ballot station during by-elections in Yangon April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

People count votes at a ballot station during by-elections in Yangon April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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A child wearing a t-shirt of National League for Democracy (NLD) holds a party flag as he stands at the door of his home during a NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

A child wearing a t-shirt of National League for Democracy (NLD) holds a party flag as he stands at the door of his home during a NLD election campaign at Yangon, March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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A girl holds flowers as she joins others waiting for Aung San Suu Kyi to arrive to Kawhmu township where she spends a night before the country's by-elections, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A girl holds flowers as she joins others waiting for Aung San Suu Kyi to arrive to Kawhmu township where she spends a night before the country's by-elections, March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Buddhist novice nuns greet the convoy escorting Aung San Suu Kyi as she visits polling stations in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Buddhist novice nuns greet the convoy escorting Aung San Suu Kyi as she visits polling stations in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters and reporters from behind the gates of the National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses supporters and reporters from behind the gates of the National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), gather for a campaign rally in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), gather for a campaign rally in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) party sing and dance during a campaign rally in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) party sing and dance during a campaign rally in Yangon, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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An election official shows ballots with votes for Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party National League for Democracy (NLD) as votes are counted in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An election official shows ballots with votes for Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party National League for Democracy (NLD) as votes are counted in Yangon, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A man, one of the first to vote, leaves a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man, one of the first to vote, leaves a polling station in Kawhmu township, April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A National League for Democracy (NLD) party supporter monitors election results shown on a screen in Yangon April 1, 2012. Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

A National League for Democracy (NLD) party supporter monitors election results shown on a screen in Yangon April 1, 2012. Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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A child plays on the hood of a car with the National League for Democracy (NLD) party flag glued on during a gathering of supporters, a day before the by-election near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY)

A child plays on the hood of a car with the National League for Democracy (NLD) party flag glued on during a gathering of supporters, a day before the by-election near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY)

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy attend a late night gathering in Yangon March 30, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. Picture taken March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy attend a late night gathering in Yangon March 30, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. Picture taken March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Locals travel on a motorbike during an early morning at Dala in Yangon March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Locals travel on a motorbike during an early morning at Dala in Yangon March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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People travel onboard a ferry across a river in Yangon March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY)

People travel onboard a ferry across a river in Yangon March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY)

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party wait for their friends to arrive during a gathering, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party wait for their friends to arrive during a gathering, a day before the by-election, near the party office at Mayangone Township in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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A man walks past an old ship on the bank of the Yangon River during sunset in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY MARITIME)

A man walks past an old ship on the bank of the Yangon River during sunset in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY MARITIME)

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A child, with stickers of party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) on his face, holds a party flag during the election campaign of NLD party in Yangon March 28, 2012. The parliamentary election is scheduled for Sunday in Myanmar. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY)

A child, with stickers of party flag of National League for Democracy (NLD) on his face, holds a party flag during the election campaign of NLD party in Yangon March 28, 2012. The parliamentary election is scheduled for Sunday in Myanmar. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY)

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Supporters of the Union Solidarity and Development (USDP) Party sing party songs as they arrive for their election campaign at Kawhmu Township March 30, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Supporters of the Union Solidarity and Development (USDP) Party sing party songs as they arrive for their election campaign at Kawhmu Township March 30, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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An elderly woman watches from her house as voters arrive to cast their votes at a ballot station during by-elections in Yangon April 1, 2012. Myanmar votes on Sunday in its third election in half a century. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

An elderly woman watches from her house as voters arrive to cast their votes at a ballot station during by-elections in Yangon April 1, 2012. Myanmar votes on Sunday in its third election in half a century. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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Supporters stand on an excavator during a National League for Democracy party candidate campaign rally in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS SOCIETY)

Supporters stand on an excavator during a National League for Democracy party candidate campaign rally in Yangon March 31, 2012. Myanmar holds by-elections on Sunday and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for one of 45 parliamentary seats to be filled. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS SOCIETY)

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Children swim near the bank of the Yangon River in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY)

Children swim near the bank of the Yangon River in Yangon April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY)

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People watch from across the street as votes are being counted at a polling station in central Yangon April 1, 2012. Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

People watch from across the street as votes are being counted at a polling station in central Yangon April 1, 2012. Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after a historic by-election that is testing Myanmar's nascent reform credentials and could convince the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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Supporters hold the portrait of Independent Hero General Aung San during the election campaign of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at Seikkan Township in Yangon March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Supporters hold the portrait of Independent Hero General Aung San during the election campaign of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at Seikkan Township in Yangon March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Staff (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi looks on from behind the gates of the National League for Democracy (NLD) office as supporters and reporters gather, in Yangon April 2, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after an historic by-election that is testing the country's nascent reform credentials and could persuade the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Stringer (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS...more

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi looks on from behind the gates of the National League for Democracy (NLD) office as supporters and reporters gather, in Yangon April 2, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in parliament on Sunday, her party said, after an historic by-election that is testing the country's nascent reform credentials and could persuade the West to end sanctions. REUTERS/Stringer (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

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