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East Timor PM Mari Alkatiri resigns

The embattled prime minister, Mari Alkatiri, told a news conference on Monday he has resigned from the post.

india Updated: Jun 26, 2006 10:28 IST

East Timor's embattled prime minister, Mari Alkatiri, told a news conference on Monday he has resigned from the post.

Alkatiri has been widely blamed for violence which erupted after fighting within the armed forces spiralled into rioting, arson and looting in the streets of the capital, Dili.