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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

E. Timor's PM Resigns due to unrest

This story was written by people at The Globe and Mail.
Dili -- East Timor's prime minister bowed to mounting pressure and resigned yesterday, setting off raucous celebrations and raising hopes for an end to months of political paralysis and violence in Asia's newest nation.

Mari Alkatiri, battling allegations that he formed a hit squad to silence opponents, offered to help form an interim government until elections next year, and the ruling Fretilin party put forward four names as possible successors.
You may also read more about this at the BBC and the Plensa Latina.

Category: E. Timor.