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UN hands full police powers to East Timor
Asia's youngest nation announced that its police are now "assuming full responsibility for maintaining law and order".
Last updated: 31 Oct 2012 10:29 GMT
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
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
East Timor's Ramos Horta admits defeat
Nobel peace laureate promises to hand over power to eventual winner after finishing third in Sunday's presidential poll.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012 13:43 GMT
East Timor president out of poll race
Incumbent Jose Ramos Horta lags in third place as election heads for a runoff.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 14:39 GMT
Polls close in East Timor presidential vote
Election pits Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta against 11 others in test of stability for young nation.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 14:40 GMT
Court jails East Timor plot rebels
Court jails 24 rebels for up to 16 years for trying to kill president and prime minister.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2010 10:18 GMT
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