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Former resistance fighters vie for presidency in East Timor

Mar 20 2017

DILI People began voting in East Timor on Monday in a presidential election, with the two main parties backing former independence fighters for the largely ceremonial post as Asia's youngest democracy struggles to combat poverty and chronic unemployment.

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao resigns - government

Feb 06 2015

DILI East Timor's prime minister and independence hero Xanana Gusmao has resigned, the government said on Friday, but a successor has yet to be chosen.

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao resigns: government

Feb 06 2015

DILI East Timor's prime minister and independence hero Xanana Gusmao has resigned, the government said on Friday, but a successor has yet to be chosen.

East Timor leaders begin talks on possible new government

Feb 03 2015

DILI East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is meeting the president this week to discuss a possible government restructuring, sending perhaps the strongest signal yet that the independence hero wants to step down.

East Timor leaders begin talks on possible new govt

Feb 03 2015

DILI, Feb 3 East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is meeting the president this week to discuss a possible government restructuring, sending perhaps the strongest signal yet that the independence hero wants to step down.

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