A billboard with the portrait of Myanmar President Thein Sein decorates the main gate of the headquarters of the army-backed ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) in Naypyidaw on October 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD
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International monitors in Myanmar voiced concerns Wednesday over next month's crunch polls as the body charged with organizing the election cancelled voting in several more villages, blaming fighting between the military and rebels.Myanmar heads to the polls on Nov. 8 in what observers and voters hope will be the fairest election in decades as the nation slowly shakes off years of brutal and isolating junta rule.The organisation, which was founded by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and has monitored dozens of elections in nascent democracies, said it was also concerned that some parts of the country hit by unrest would be barred from voting.
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