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  1. Asia's Maturing Democracies Wrestle with Election RealitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PressReleasePoint

    What exactly are international norms and standards of electoral integrity, and how should these be promoted while accommodating local circumstances, such as conflict, socio-economic conditions, and culture? Last week, the Asian Network for Free Elections and the National Electoral Commission of Timor-Leste organized the second Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum in Dili - a two-day event attended by over 120 participants from 27 countries - to examine these and other issues. Here are some takeaways.

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  2. Xanana Gusmao and Kirsty Sword Gusmao announce separationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Bendigo Advertiser

    President of East Timor Xanana Gusmao and his wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao on an official visit to Australia in 2008. Photo: Jason South EAST Timor's former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao has separated from his Australian wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao, ending a fairytale 15-year marriage that began when the then resistance fighter fell in-love with a 20-year younger undercover agent who came to his jail cell in the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

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  3. Gusmaos announce separationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Bendigo Advertiser

    EAST Timor's former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao has separated from his Australian wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao, ending a fairytale 15-year marriage that began when the then resistance fighter fell in-love with a 20-year younger undercover agent who came to his jail cell in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. "We wish to inform our friends, colleagues and many wonderful supporters of our decision to separate as a couple," Mr Gusmao, 68, said from Melbourne, where Ms Sword is now living with the couple's three sons.

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  4. Conflict-prevention group plays a key role in a tiny Southeast Asian nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is meeting the president this week to discuss a possible government restructuring, sending perhaps the strongest signal yet that the independence hero wants to step down. With his black waistcoat over a denim shirt, Cornelio Gama wouldn't look out place perched on a high stool, a guitar hung from his shoulders, crooning through an ornate mustache.

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  5. Foxground concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Kiama Independent

    THE lush surrounds of Foxground will play host to a special concert in aid of a clinic in East Timor. Joe Cato and his wife Maura are having a concert in aid of East Timor at their beautiful Foxground property.

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  6. Peng Soon-Liu Ying back with a win in Swiss OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Star Online

    National mixed doubles pair Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon in action at the KL Open badminton tournament last month. - Filepic PETALING JAYA: Former world No.

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  7. Some Goals for Timor-Leste's New Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | CFR.org

    East Timor's new Prime Minister Rui Maria Araujo smiles at his inauguration ceremony at the President's office in Dili on February 16, 2015. In February, Xanana Gusmao, Timor-Leste's prime minister and by far its leading national figure, stepped down.

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  8. .com | American tourist leaves E Timor after 6-month ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | News24

    An American tourist has returned to the United States after six months trapped in East Timor over the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing. Stacey Addison arrived back in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday, embracing her mother tightly during an emotional reunion at the city's airport, TV reports showed.

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  9. Tourist trapped in E. Timor back in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Bangkok Post

    Stacy Addison is greeted by her mother Bernadette Kero as she arrives at Portland International Airport, after being detained for six months in East Timor. An American tourist has returned to the United States after six months trapped in East Timor over the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing.

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  10. From the Mountains to the Sea, Timorese Women Fight for MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Inter Press Service

    Local women and children at a community centre newly inaugurated by UN Women in the village of Tapo, Timor-Leste. Credit: UN Photo/Martine Perret - In Timor-Leste, the gap between rich and poor is most keenly felt by rural women and children.

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  11. American tourist leaves E. Timor after six-month ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Peninsula

    An American tourist has returned to the United States after six months trapped in East Timor over the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing. Stacey Addison arrived back in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday, embracing her mother tightly during an emotional reunion at the city's airport, TV reports showed.

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  12. Oregon woman detained in East Timor is headed homeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | GantDaily.com

    Stacey Addison, who says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying methamphetamine, is headed home. Addison was on a plane on the first leg of her journey back to Oregon, Sen. Jeff Merkley said late Monday night "I am thrilled to report that Dr. Stacey Addison has gotten her passport back, and is now on a plane returning home here to Oregon.

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  13. East Timor Post a " from nothing to success in 15 ye...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Scoop

    LESTE: East Timor Post - from nothing to success in 15 years Rosa Garcia, a senior journalist and editor of the Timor Post. Image: Wong Pei Ting Saturday, February 28, 2015 By Bob Howarth TIMOR-LESTE: East Timor Post - from nothing to success in 15 years Rosa Garcia, a senior journalist and editor of the Timor Post.

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  14. Bali nine executions: Gospel singer who jams with prison guards on death row with Bali nine duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Cilacap : Okwudili Ayotanze is a charismatic gospel singer who has released albums with titles such as Never be afraid . The 40-year-old Nigerian's studio is the supermax Pasir Putih prison on the notorious Nusakambangan island, known as Indonesia's Alcatraz.

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  15. Timor Post a " from nothing to success in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Scoop

    I have watched it grow and was lucky enough to be there on February 29, 2000, when the Timor Post printed its first edition... without a printing press. My involvement started with a phone call from the University of Queensland in Brisbane when a group of Timorese journalists were completing a course in "post-conflict" reporting run by the former Reuters newsagency chief in war-ravaged Kosovo.

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  16. 7.0 Magnitude Rocks Indonesian CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured magnitude 7.0 and struck at a depth of 553 kilometers at 5:45 a.m. PST. The quake was centered under the ocean 113 kilometers north of Nebe, Indonesia.

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  17. East Timor's new leader Rui Araujo doesn't want Australian 'charity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    East Timor's new Prime Minister Rui Araujo shakes hands with President Taur Matan Ruak after Dr Araujo's swearing-in in Dili this week. East Timor's new prime minister has signalled he will negotiate "in an honest and friendly way" with Australia over shared ocean oil and gas fields, declaring his country does not want charity but only to protect its rights.

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  18. East Timor's Lesson for Australian LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Real Clear Politics

    While another Australian prime minister fights to stay in the job, across the Timor Sea to our north in Timor-Leste, Xanana Gusmao is quietly and peacefully handing over the prime ministerial baton. Gusmao has been in the top job for the past seven years - the same period I was premier of Victoria - and he is also leaving on his own terms.

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  19. East Timor swears in new PM, unity gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The China Post

    East Timor Monday inaugurated a new prime minister at the head of a unity government, as it seeks to hand power to the next generation of leaders more than a decade after gaining independence. The change in leadership came after independence hero Xanana Gusmao resigned as prime minister this month, with his party nominating a replacement from the opposition to try to ease the nation's often fraught politics.

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  20. Opposition Party Member Sworn in as Premier of East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | ABC News

    Opposition party member Rui Maria de Araujo was sworn in Monday as East Timor's prime minister, leading a smaller 38-member Cabinet for the half-island nation. The 50-year-old former health minister took the oath of office along with 37 Cabinet ministers in a ceremony presided over by President Taur Matan Ruak at the Lahane palace on the outskirts of the capital Dili.

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