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Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech this month in Beijing. The U.N. human rights chief says she could be held responsible for her country's brutal treatment of the Rohingya. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis meets with a Rohingya refugee at the archbishop's residence in Dhaka. Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar, the second stage of a visit that has been dominated by the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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