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East Timor players lose passports over fake documents.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Nine players who represented East Timor have had their passports annulled, the Asian Football Confederation announced today, as the regional body continues to crack down on the use of falsified documents. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

East Timor: Ex-guerilla fighter set to be next president.

ASIA'S youngest and poorest nation, East Timor , has cast its ballots in a general election, with former guerrilla leader Francisco Lu-Olo' Guterres looking to be made president. The post East Timor: Ex-guerilla fighter set to be next president appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Former guerrilla fighter set to win East Timor presidency.

An unofficial vote count shows a former guerrilla leader has won East Timor's presidency in the first election without U.N.

- FOX News - US

The Key to Successful Elections in Timor-Leste: Professional Security Forces.

Increased professionalism in the security sector will prevent a repeat of the violence in 2006.

- The Diplomat - US

Former guerrilla fighter set to win East Timor presidency.

DILI, East Timor — An unofficial vote count shows a former guerrilla leader has won East Timor's presidency in the first election without...

- Townhall.com - US

Former Guerrilla Fighter Set to Win East Timor Presidency.

An unofficial vote count shows a former guerrilla leader has won East Timor's presidency in the first election without U.N. supervision since peacekeepers left in 2012. The tally announced Tuesday by the country's election office indicated that Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres had a commanding lead over the Democratic Party's ...

- Voice of America - US

'We have done fantastically well': Timor-Leste celebrates voting milestone.

Timor-Leste citizens have voted to decide who will be the next president of Australia's near neighbour.

- SBS.com.au - AU

East Timor votes in presidential election, signalling age of stability in Asia’s youngest nation.

East Timor voted for a new president on Monday, with a former guerrilla fighter tipped for victory after winning the backing of the two biggest parties, in a new sign of stability for Asia’s youngest nation. The vote comes at a challenging time for the tiny half-island nation 15 years after independence, with oil ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Polls close in East Timor's presidential election.

DILI, EAST TIMOR - Voting has concluded in East Timor's fourth presidential election Monday, with the president of a leftist party, Francisco Guterres, widely regarded as the frontrunner.

- BangkokPost - TH

East Timor votes for president in test for young nation.

East Timor is voting for a new president in an election that will test Asia's newest and poorest nation.

- FOX News - US

East Timor, Asia's Youngest Democracy, Votes for President.

East Timor is voting for a new president 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, is up against seven other candidates Monday. He and the Democratic Party's Antonio de Conceicao, the minister of education and ...

- Voice of America - US

East Timor votes for president in test for young nation

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

- Townhall.com - US

East Timor holds first presidential election since UN peacekeepers left

Asia's youngest democracy is choosing a new president in its first such election since a UN peacekeeping mission left the country in 2012. The vote is a political preliminary for July's vote for a prime minister.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Timorese Australians vote in presidential election

The people of Timor-Leste head to the polls today to elect a new president, with former guerrilla fighter Francisco "Lu'Olo" Guterres widely tipped to out-poll seven other candidates. Timorese living in Australia are also able to vote.

- ABC News - AU

Silverio Pinto Baptista on Human Rights Challenges in Timor-Leste

An interview with the head of Timor-Leste's national human rights institution.

- The Diplomat - US

The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections

The March 20 presidential election in particular is a big test for the young country.

- The Diplomat - US

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