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East Timor Votes for President in Test for Young Nation

Raimundos Oki Monday, March 20, 2017

DILI, East Timor (AP) — East Timor voted for a new president Monday in an election that will test Asia's newest and poorest nation.

Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres, a former guerrilla leader from the leftist Fretilin party, was up against seven other candidates. He and the Democratic Party's Antonio da Conceicao, the minister of education and social affairs, were the front-runners. ...

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