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Suu Kyi's party closes testy congress in Myanmar

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Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition wraps up its historic first congress Sunday, finalising its leadership line-up as it faces infighting that has overshadowed the launch of its bid to rule Myanmar after 2015 polls. 

Delegates of the National League for Democracy gesture to vote during their first ever party conference at the Royal Rose Hall in Yangon on March 9, 2013. Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition wraps up its historic first congress Sunday, finalising its leadership line-up as it faces infighting that has overshadowed the launch of its bid to rule Myanmar after 2015 polls.

Hundreds of National League for Democracy (NLD) members have gathered in Rangoon for the conference in a display of political strength that would have been unthinkable under the former junta.

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