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Vote Counting Under Way in Myanmar Following Historic Election

Vote counting is under way in Myanmar following the nation's first free election in a quarter of a century. Jubilant voters were seen walking out of local stations with their small fingers dipped in black ink, indicating they had cast their ballot, many for the first time in their lives. Some 32 million people were registered to vote to select from more than 6,000 candidates for both houses of the national parliament and regional assemblies. Election officials say the turnout was...

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