Gusmao to lead East Timor

EAST Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta has chosen independence hero Xanana Gusmao as the country's new Prime Minister, ending a deadlock between two rival factions after parliamentary elections in June failed to produce a clear winner.

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However, Fretilin party leader Mari Alkatiri was quick to voice his anger at the decision.

"We regard it as a political and illegal decision. That is why, the government ...

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