• South Korea's President Park Geun-hye

    Analysts attribute ruling party's defeat to voters' angst over sluggish economy and lack of job opportunities.


    LAST UPDATE : Apr 14, 2016, 5:45 AM EDT
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    Published Date : Mar 15, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT
  • Aung San Suu Kyi addressing the members at the European Parliament in 2013.

    Htin Kyaw elected the country's first civilian leader in decades. Suu Kyi was barred from running but has said she will lead the country anyway.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 15, 2016, 8:24 AM EDT