Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (center) walks out of her ministry in Naypyitaw on Friday. Her ally U Htin Kyaw took over as Myanmar's president Wednesday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi (left) speaks with military generals during the presidential handover ceremony in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Wednesday. Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, will hold several top positions in the new civilian government, including the post of foreign minister. Nyein Chan Naing/AP hide caption

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, seen here arriving for a party meeting Thursday, is expected to be closely involved in the incoming president's decisions. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A vendor holds a calendar featuring Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. Myanmar's current president has promised a peaceful transfer of power. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy cheer as election results are posted outside party headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar's capital. Aung San Suu Kyi and other opposition leaders have tried to temper the celebrations, in anticipation of having to form a coalition — and contend with the military. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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Amid Slow Vote Count, Myanmar Opposition 'Cautiously' Eyes Victory

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Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrate as they hear the first official results of the elections on a giant screen outside the National League for Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Monday. Nicolas Asfouri /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she will be "above the president" if her party wins Sunday's election. In a constitutional clause that appears directed at her, a person can't become president if he or she is married to a foreign national or has children who are foreign nationals. Suu Kyi's late husband was British, as are their two sons. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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Myanmar's Parliament speaker Shwe Mann leaves after a news conference at the Union Solidarity and Development Party headquarters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. He was ousted from the post on Thursday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at rally in Yangon, Myanmar, last year. Suu Kyi won the Nobel Peace Prize for her struggle for democracy in her homeland, but has faced criticism lately for not speaking out about the plight of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that has faced discrimination and violence. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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President Obama shared a rather awkward embrace with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a joint press conference Friday in Yangon, Myanmar. Nyein Chan Naing/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Win Tin, pictured at his Yangon home in 2013, was a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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