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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 social affairs, are the front-runners. While East Timor's president has a mostly ceremonial role, the prime minister heads the...

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