Timor-Leste independence hero Xanana Gusmao’s party has won the parliamentary election but has fallen short of an outright majority.
- Xanana Gusmao’s CNRT party is expected to form a coalition with the Democratic Party, which won six seats
- CNRT won 31 seats, short of the 33 needed for an outright majority
- Mr Gusmao was elected Timor-Leste’s first president in 2002 after it gained independence from Indonesia
The opposition National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) led with 41.6 per cent of the votes, while its main rival and incumbent coalition leader Fretilin got…