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Polls close in East Timor elections
Voting ends in parliamentary elections pitting PM's governing party against Front for Independent East Timor.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 12:01 GMT
East Timor's Ruak sworn in as president
President brings promise of progress and prosperity to nation plagued by unrest.
Last updated: 20 May 2012 20:48 GMT
Matan Ruak 'wins' East Timor polls
Unconfirmed results from Monday's presidential election give former armed forces chief 61 per cent of votes counted.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 01:16 GMT
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East Timor's ex-defence chief, who spent much of his life fighting for nation's independence, set to become president.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 17:20 GMT
Matan Ruak set to become East Timor president
Provisional results from Monday's election gave former armed forces chief 61 per cent of the ballots counted.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 05:22 GMT
East Timor votes for new president
Voters choosing between veterans of fight for independence in runoff ballot to elect successor to Jose Ramos-Horta.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2012 10:26 GMT
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