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A animal control official uses a blowpipe to shoot a dog with a tranquilizer dart in central Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Myanmar’s largest city is capturing some of its tens of thousands of stray dogs to neuter and vaccinate them to combat rabies. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)

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Htin Kyaw, left, newly elected president of Myanmar, walks with National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, at Myanmar's parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Myanmar's parliament elected Htin Kyaw as Myanmar's new president Tuesday, a watershed moment that ushers the longtime opposition party of Aung San Suu Kyi into government. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

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Myanmar's President Thein Sein casts his vote in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. Myanmar voted Sunday in historic elections that will test whether popular mandate can loosen the military's longstanding grip on power, even if opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party secures a widely-expected victory. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

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Free Elections in Myanmar Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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In this Friday, May 29, 2015 photo, American actor Matt Dillon, right, shakes hands with Noor Alam, a 17-year old Rohingya survivor of human-trafficking at Thetkabyin village, north of Sittwe in the western state of Rakhine, Myanmar. Dillon puts a rare celebrity spotlight on the plight of Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a hot, squalid camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence and a port that has served as one of the main launching pads for their exodus by sea. (AP Photo/Robin McDowell)

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Htin Linn, the head of the Myanmar delegation, points while speaking at the "Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean" regarding the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrant crisis at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 29, 2015. A regional meeting called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began Friday with a defensive Myanmar official criticizing those who blame his country for causing the crisis, saying "finger pointing" would not help. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as he announces that she will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asia summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Myanmar's Intha fishermen are known for their one-legged rowing that looks like an aquatic ballet.

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The remarkable multi-terraced Myatheindan Pagoda, known as the Taj Mahal of Myanmar, was built to honor a monarch's late wife and is believed to contain a buried emerald.

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Three men were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for violating Myanmar's religion act after they posted a promotional image online showing Buddha wearing headphones. (NBC News)

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Student protesters struggle to break a police human-chain during a student protester ahead of a crackdown in Letpadan, 140 kilometers (90 miles) north of the country's main city Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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A nun kisses the ecclesiastical ring of newly appointed Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, at St. Paul’s Missionary school in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Church colleagues on Monday proudly welcomed home Archbishop Charles Maung Bo, a day after his appointment by Pope Francis as Myanmar's first Roman Catholic cardinal. Bo’s appointment comes as Myanmar grapples with major problems of religious intolerance, particularly by members of the Buddhist majority toward Muslims of the Rohingya ethnic minority. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi embrace during a news conference at her home in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama stands with then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as he announces that she will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asia summit in Nusa Dua, on the island of Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ** FILE **