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Timor-Leste hero Xanana Gusmão heads back into power

With 99% of votes counted, the former leader’s coalition has secured more than 49.5%Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon Timor-Leste independence hero Xanana Gusmão is expected to be reappointed prime minister after the country’s second parliamentary election in less than a year.Gusmão led a coalition of opposition parties that has secured more than 49.5% of the vote, with 99% counted. The official result will be announced later this month. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Monday, 14 May