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  1. Timorese Boy's New Heart Is 'A Dream Come True'Read the original story

    Monday | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Neville D'Cruz MELBOURNE, Sept 30 -- A gravely ill 11-year-old Timore Leste boy is looking forward to normal life after a life-saving heart procedure here last week. East Timor Hearts Fund , a community-based medical aid organisation, flew Jeca Periera here for treatment after his critical mitral stenosis was confirmed by its volunteer medical team at a screening clinic in Dili last month.

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  2. New UN report warns of - devastating' effects from ongoing destruction of mangrove forestsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | United Nations

    Mangroves are cut down in Hera, Timor-Leste, 16 km from capital Dili, where frequent trash dumping threatens the area's natural plant and wildlife. UN Photo/Martine Perret 29 September 2014 – The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations revealed today, adding that the destruction of the coastal habitats was costing billions in economic damages and impacting millions of lives.

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  3. A life of making headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Greg Ansley, the Herald's man in Australia for more than 20 years, passed away this month. During his time with the paper he covered everything from small-town politics to regional conflicts.

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  4. Ramos-Horta downplays Australia, East Timor tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | ABC News

    East Timor's former president Jose Ramos-Horta has downplayed frictions over Dili's spying row with Canberra and commended moves to seek an amicable settlement over gas revenues in the Timor Sea. Speaking in Sydney, where he has received the honorary Companion to the Order of Australia, Dr Ramos-Horta described the relationship between the two countries as "exemplary".

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  5. Australia, East Timor postpone ICJ spy row caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | ABC News

    Australia and East Timor have agreed to suspend the International Court of Justice hearing into their bitter spy row as they try to "resolve [their] differences amicably". A spokesman for Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told the ABC the parties will postpone the proceedings in the UN's highest court for an initial period of six months.

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  6. Office raided: Lawyer Bernard Collaery.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Age

    Postponed: East Timor Foreign Affairs Minister Jose Luis Gutierrez speaks with Australian lawyer Bernard Collaery during a hearing of the International Court of Justice in The Hague earlier this year. Photo: AFP The architect of East Timor's independence movement has welcomed the decision by Australia and his country to postpone court action over their spy row and pursue an amicable resolution.

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  7. Online Photos Show an Ex-Militia Leader Wanted for Crimes Against...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Global Voices Online

    A man who appears to be Jorge Tavares at a Baucau pool in Timor Leste in August 2014.

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  8. East Timor yearns for real independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Age

    A hopeful start: 63-year-old refugee Ana Mariana Do Rego gives her ecsatatic reaction to the result of East Timor's referendum in 1999.

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  9. Banyan: Passing the torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Economist

    AT A roundabout just outside Timor-Leste's international airport stands a big new statue of the man after whom it is named: Nicolau Lobato, a hero of the country's independence movement and, briefly, its president.

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  10. Yudhoyono in East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Peninsula

    Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife Ani Yudhoyono arrive at Komoro airport in Dili, East Timor, yesterday on an official visit to strengthen relations.

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  11. Health woes swamp East Timor medicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A major health crisis is emerging in East Timor as the impoverished nation's few doctors, hospitals and clinics are overwhelmed by endemic diseases, malnutrition, and serious illnesses they have no hope of treating.

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  12. Health woes swamp East Timor medicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A major health crisis is emerging in East Timor as the impoverished nation's few doctors, hospitals and clinics are overwhelmed by endemic diseases, malnutrition, and serious illnesses they have no hope of treating.

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  13. Wednesday, August 27Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    1813 - French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte wins his last great battle at Dresden, Germany, against a larger Austrian, Prussian and Russian force.

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  14. The faces of East Timor's unfolding health crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | ABC News

    Doctors and healthcare workers in East Timor are battling to save people from diseases that most Australians may think have been consigned to history.

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  15. Health workers in East Timor battle to treat preventable diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | ABC News

    Doctors say a worsening health crisis in East Timor is causing hundreds of preventable deaths, including those of many children.

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  16. Boosting farm-level disaster resilience in Timor-LesteRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | IRIN

    Building resilience to natural disasters in Timor-Leste, where most people are subsistence farmers, means improving the transport infrastructure and tweaking local farming practices, for example by encouraging crop diversification and building terraces.

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  17. Strong undersea earthquake hits IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Newsday

    The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.1 quake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers and was centered 395 kilometers south of Ambon, the capital of Maluku province.

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  18. Strong undersea earthquake hits IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.1 quake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers and was centered 395 kilometers south of Ambon, the capital of Maluku province.

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  19. Human Rights claims mobbedRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Sun-Star

    WITH just one day left for accepting applications for claims for human right violations under the Marcos Regime, the Human Rights Victims' Claims Board is barely midway as those manning the applications table estimate more than a thousand to file.

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  20. Personal Essay: Experiencing the blessings of RamadanRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | MindaNews

    " Muslim ka ma'am? " is the first question asked by people every time I politely refuse food and explain that I am fasting for Ramadan.

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