A computer user in Kuala Lumpur points to local news portals on the Internet. Malaysia's government controls the print media, but news is reportedly free online -- a factor that has altered the balance of political power in the nation. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Newly released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the National League for Democracy headquarters in Yangon Friday. Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Recovery teams including Kopassus, the Indonesian special military, look for victims' remains outside Yogyakarta. Lianne Milton for NPR hide caption

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A campaign vehicle with posters of  candidates drives on a street in Yangon ahead of national elections Sunday in Myanmar. The elections will be the country's first in two decades. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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A Baluch man holds a poster of a nationalist leader. The Baluch are deeply divided between seeking outright independence for Baluchistan and seeking autonomy within Pakistan. Wang Zemin hide caption

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A Pakistani Sufi Muslim dances outside the Data Darbar, shrine to the patron saint of Lahore, during a three-day annual religious festival in Lahore, Feb. 4. Gatherings at the shrine have been curtailed since July, when suicide bombers killed more than 40 worshippers there. Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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