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East Timor PM defiant over resignation calls

East Timor’s under-fire prime minister remained defiant in the face of a growing clamour for his resignation as the capital showed signs of returning to normal after days of violence.Mari Alkatiri, widely blamed for the unrest that followed his sacking of 600 soldiers complaining of ethnic discrimination, flatly rejected calls to step down and demanded that rebel forces hand in their weapons. “I will not resign,” Alkatiri said in an interview with AFP. Full Story

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