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East Timor opposition wins most votes in parliamentary election – state media

Former president of East Timor Xanana Gusmao talks to journalists after a meeting with Indonesian Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Wiranto (not pictured) in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 22nd July, 2019

Reuters The party of East Timor independence hero Xanana Gusmão has won most votes in a parliamentary election, preliminary results in state media showed on Tuesday, boosting his chances of his return as premier and a new phase of opposition rule.  Gusmão’s National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) won about 42 per cent of ballots […]