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Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate as they hear the first official results of the elections outside the National League of Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon.

Myanmar general elections...epa05008489 A supporter of NLD, Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party looks on during the trishaws riding election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar, 03 November 2015. Myanmar will hold the general election on 08 November 2015.  EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

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A supporter of NLD, Myanmar‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi‘s National League for Democracy party looks on during the trishaws riding election campaign rally in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar will hold the general election on Sunday 

Recep Tayyip Erdogan...Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, speaks to supporters after morning prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Erdgoan hailed a big victory for his ruling party in parliamentary elections and called on the world to respect it. The ruling Justice and Development party, or AKP, won more than 49 percent of the vote in the snap election, almost double that of the next party in Sundayís vote. The win restored the single-party majority that it had lost in June elections. (Presidential Press Service/Pool Photo via AP)

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters after morning prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey Erdgoan hailed a big victory for his ruling party in parliamentary elections and called on the world to respect it 

An election worker sits inside a polling station during the runoff of the first round of the parliamentary election, in Al-Haram in Giza, a neighboring city of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015.

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An election worker sits inside a polling station during the runoff of the first round of the parliamentary election, in Al-Haram in Giza, a neighboring city of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday

A woman walks past posters for ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential candidate John Magufuli and parliamentary candidate Hassan Zungu on October 20, 2015 in Dar es Salaam. AFP PHOTO / Daniel HaydukDaniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images

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A woman walks past posters for ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential candidate John Magufuli and parliamentary candidate Hassan Zungu, in Dar es Salaam.

An Egyptian boy watches his father mark his ballot during the final day of the first round of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt, Sunday, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. Egyptian authorities have given government workers a half-day off Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s parliamentary election. The government has not released turnout figures for voting on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)Upload/Insert

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An Egyptian boy watches his father mark his ballot during the final day of the first round of the Egyptian parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt yesterday. Egyptian authorities have given government workers a half-day off Monday in an attempt to bolster low turnout in the country’s parliamentary election. The government has not released turnout figures for voting on Sunday.

National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during her election campaign rally in Kawhmu township on September 22, 2015. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi's pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar's junta-era constitution

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National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during her election campaign rally in Kawhmu township on Tuesday. While her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is expected to triumph at key elections this year, Suu Kyi’s pathway to the presidency is blocked by a controversial clause in Myanmar’s junta-era constitution

Kayan ethnic women wait for the arrival of National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during an election campaign rally in Demoso, Myanmar's Kayah State on Thursday

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Kayan ethnic women wait for the arrival of National League for Democracy chairperson Aung San Suu Kyi during an election campaign rally in Demoso, Myanmar’s Kayah State on Thursday

Election observers sit in an empty polling station for the presidential elections in Bujumbura, Burundi, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. A low turnout was experienced in several polling stations in the Burundi s capital at the start of voting in the country s presidential election following a night of explosions and gunfire in at least two opposition strongholds that oppose President Pierre Nkurunziza s candidacy for a third term in office

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Election observers sit in an empty polling station for the presidential elections in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Tuesday

A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi.  Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

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A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

VE Day 70th Anniversary Day One...LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08:  (L-R) Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day on May 8, 2015 in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.

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A supporter holds a card for Ed Miliband, who has resigned as leader of the Labour party after an unexpectedly heavy defeat in the UK general election

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Larry the cat waits outside 10 Downing Street, London

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Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain May 6, 2015. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on May 7. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on Thursday. 

Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland...Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland, April 30, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party’s final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland 

Nick Clegg Visits A West Country School With His Wife...CHIPPENHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (C) and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames (R) on April 29, 2015 in Chippenham, England. As the campaign enters the final days, the country's political parties are stepping up the campaign to appeal for votes from the indecided electorate.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames on Wednesday in Chippenham, England 

General Election 2015 campaign - April 28th...Chancellor George Osborne talks to Craig Mackinlay, Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Thanet during a General Election campaign visit to Ramsgate in Kent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 28, 2015. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Chancellor George Osborne talks to Craig Mackinlay, Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Thanet during a General Election campaign visit to Ramsgate in Kent 

A child of a party activist waits for Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England. Britain goes to the polls in a General Election on May 7

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A child of a party activist waits for Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England

An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hon...An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hong Kong island (foreground) and Kowloon (back L) separated by Victoria harbour on April 23, 2015, a day after the city's government unveiled its Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017. Britain handed Hong Kong over to China in 1997 under a joint declaration which guaranteed political, social and economic freedoms not enjoyed on the Chinese mainland.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hong Kong island (foreground) and Kowloon (back left) separated by Victoria harbour. The city’s government on Wednesday unveiled its Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017.