With almost all the votes counted in Saturday's poll, a coalition of East Timor's opposition parties was underway to win an election held after months of deadlock, getting 49.59 percent of the total votes.
Thousands of East Timorese lined up to cast votes in a general election on Saturday, in a bid to end months of political deadlock in the tiny Southeast Asian nation's parliament.
While the president's role is largely ceremonial, it is also seen as important for promoting unity in the young nation.
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