East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. .com | UN peacekeepers facing 'complex challenges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | News24

    ... tasked with the first major review of peace operations in 15 years. A former president and resistance leader from East Timor, Ramos-Horta began work this week with the panel that will look at improving peace operations worldwide and getting donors - ...

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  2. Democrats Making Ambassador Confirmation Push in Lame-Duck SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    ... Also confirmed was Karen Stanton, who waited 476 days before winning Senate approval to become ambassador to East Timor on Monday. Barbara Leaf had a relatively short wait, 121 days, before being confirmed Monday as ambassador to the United Arab ...

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  3. New York Times Kabul Bureau Chief Lands 'Major' Book DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The New York Observer

    ... Mr. Nordland won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983 for his worked covering the impact of war on Cambodia, Vietnam and East Timor for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He joined the Times in 2009 from Newsweek , where he was the chief foreign correspondent and was ...

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  4. Obama gets bipartisan gift: Ambassador approvalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Politico

    The White House is getting one big holiday season gift from the lame duck Democratic Senate this week: confirmation of more than a dozen ambassadors that have languished for months. On Wednesday, the Senate is poised to confirm by voice vote five ambassadors, bringing this week's total to 14. That's a major contrast to July 31, when Senate Republicans, still angry about Democrats' unilateral change to the Senate rules the previous November, blocked Democrats' attempt to swiftly pass 25 ambassadors.

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  5. Chad to assume presidency of the UN Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... Some countries have done better than others; among the relative successes that development experts cite are East Timor and Sierra Leone ( see below ). Still, Joseph Siegle , a nation-building expert and the Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on ...

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  6. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... and U.S. Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, is no foreign policy neophyte. He worked for the U.N. in East Timor in 2000-2001 and as the U.S. ambassador to Croatia from 1993 to 1998. He is close to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special envoy ...

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  7. PN1125Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Karen Clark Stanton, of Michigan, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. January 15, 2014 - Placed on Senate Executive Calendar.

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  8. Stacey Addison on trip around the world is now stuck in East Timor jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... secure her release An American veterinarian's trip of a lifetime was ruined in September when she was arrested in East Timor after sharing a cab with a stranger caught smuggling drugs. Since then, 41-year-old Stacey Addison has been unable to leave ...

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  9. A mother's mission to bring daughter home from East Timor prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | CBS News

    An Oregon woman says a misunderstanding is keeping her in a jail cell, thousands of miles from home. Stacey Addison was visiting East Timor in Southeast Asia, but she got tied up in a drug trafficking case that stems from a cab ride with a stranger.

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  10. How a U.S. woman got stuck in an East Timor jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | CBS News

    Stacey Addison was visiting East Timor in Southeast Asia, but became tied up in a drug trafficking case that stemmed from a cab ride with a stranger. Now her mom is making it her mission to bring her daughter home, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone.

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  11. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... and U.S. Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, is no foreign policy neophyte. He worked for the U.N. in East Timor in 2000-2001 and as the U.S. ambassador to Croatia from 1993 to 1998. He is close to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special envoy ...

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  12. Portuguese-speaking Authors Societies Unite To Achieve Better Copyright Protection In AfricaRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... (SOCA) signed an accord to enter into the program, which is already producing positive results in Angola and East Timor. The Portuguese Society of Authors (SPA) President Jose Jorge Letria, signed the two new protocols of cooperation with the heads ...

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  13. Ours is a country where memory is present'Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... finance us - as does the Argentine government since 2004. In Chile, Guatemala, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Thailand and East Timor. One of our goals is to build cooperation between developing countries. The Guatemala team, for example, is very good now, . ...

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  14. Foreign wars hit Australian homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... husband of 12 years, Robert. Mrs Smith first noticed a change in her husband after he returned from a posting in East Timor in 2009. The devoted military man served in several overseas missions over 15 years and was diagnosed with Post Traumatic ...

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  15. The toll of war on young veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Age

    ... of a genocide that killed more than half a million people. But it wasn't until 2010, after further deployments to East Timor and Iraq, when he collapsed at an army reserves training course struggling to breathe and feeling sharp chest pains that he ...

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  16. Nun calls on Abbott to fix E Timor disputeRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Yahoo!

    An Australian nun is calling on the Abbott government to finally settle the maritime border with East Timor so the tiny nation can get on with delivering basic services to its people. Sister Susan Connelly is using the G20 to raise awareness of East Timor and Australia's maritime boundary dispute, joining with advocacy group Get Up to put a television advertisement to air during the summit.

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  17. Timor Leste faces uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... but Timor Leste also needs new leaders," said political analyst Matias Boavida from the National University of East Timor. There is little doubt over the key role of Gusmao, born Jose Alexandre Gusmao, in helping secure Timor Leste's independence in ...

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  18. Teacher has the write stuff to help schools in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... he said. With the help of a few friends, the pencils made their way to schools in Mozambique in 2011 and East Timor in 2009. In September, he took the final 350 to a school in Bali where a friend helped find a primary school. "The number of pencils ...

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  19. Answered: what is the internet code for Timor-Leste, internet suffix for Timor-Leste?Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Hamilton Herald-News, Hamilton, Texas

    Actual use: Is starting to be used in East Timor, but former .tp domain still widespread; all .tp registrants automatically get same name in .tl although both do not always work identically.

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  20. East Timor faces uncertain future as Gusmao prepares to step downRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Vallejo News

    East Timor is facing an uncertain future as resistance hero Xanana Gusmao prepares to step down as prime minister after helping hold the tiny nation together during the chaotic early years of its independence. The country's first president after independence in 2002 and now premier, Gusmao was among a group of guerrilla fighters who emerged as leaders after the struggle against Indonesian occupation that followed the end of Portuguese rule in 1975.

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