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East Timor to Decide on New Prime Minister This Week

East Timor's president is expected to decide on a new prime minister by the end of this week after accepting the resignation of independence hero Xanana Gusmao, the government said in a statement on Monday. Gusmao, 68, a guerrilla leader who helped end Indonesian rule in 2002, submitted his resignation letter on Friday to allow for a younger generation to lead a nation that ranks among the world's poorest, despite its abundant gas resources. President Taur Matan Ruak planned to...

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