More than 20 years after it overwhelmingly won a general election—which the ruling military junta then ignored—Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy is poised to take part in elections in Burma. The party has been formally registered for any upcoming elections, and Suu Kyi herself is expected to seek a seat in an upcoming by-election, AP reports.
The NLD found itself banned last year after it boycotted the country's general election because of restrictions that banned Suu Kyi from running. During her recent visit to Burma, Hillary Clinton told the government that she wanted to ensure future elections are "free, fair, and credible in the eyes of the people." (Read more Myanmar stories.)