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Aung San Suu Kyi, center, attends the Pyithu Hluttaw (lower house of parliament) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on July 9, 2012.
Agence France Presse reports — Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi made her historic parliamentary debut Monday, marking a new phase in her near quarter century struggle to bring democracy to her army-dominated homeland.
Suu Kyi appeared calm as she arrived to take her seat as an elected politician for the first time in the capital Naypyidaw.
"I will try my best for the country," she told AFP. Read the full story.
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