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A Kayan woman, from one of Myanamr's ethnic minority groups, shows her ink- A lady shows her ink-stained finger after she voted, in front of a polling station in Panpet Photo: Reuters.
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Loyalists of Aung San Suu Kyi erupted in cheers on the streets of Burma today as results trickled in from the country's landmark elections. Thousands of National League for Democracy (NLD) supporters filled the streets of Rangoon wearing red and waving ...
Remembering Tom Stokes
During chats in the office, he would daintily reposition and realign pencils and papers on his desk, ever-vigilant of arrangement and framing.

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