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Timor-Leste: two autocrats slug it out

  For a year that started so well in Timor-Leste, it has ended badly. The country in a constitutional crisis, its minority government refusing to reconvene parliament, and there is the prospect of new elections in 2018 looming. 2017 saw Presidential and Parliamentary elections, both of which were peaceful and which indicated that the country’s […]