East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Watching friends die, surviving brutal attacks and marriages...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Daily Mail

    ... full time. During her eight years in the ADF she was deployed overseas ten times, counselling Defence personal in East Timor, at the scenes of humanitarian disasters, and even debriefing government workers in Antarctica. But it was the traumatic six ...

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  2. Murder-accused to stand trial over Ayr mum's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Townsville Bulletin

    INTENT will be at the centre of the trial of Kynan Watego Devenna, who is accused of killing his ex-partner and Ayr mum Sarahjane Dower. The former Digger, who served in Afghanistan and East Timor, was charged with murder after Ms Dower's remains were found in the tray of her burnt-out silver 1995 Holden Rodeo dual-cab ute at Herveys Range on September 3, 2012.

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  3. Whose Democracy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Counterpunch

    ... were fellow students and friends. We were tear-gassed together at demonstrations over Indonesia's invasion of East Timor and, side by side, fought the bureaucrats to get a students' vegetable garden (the dining room slop was a prelude to nutritional ...

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  4. Gallipoli 100 years, the veterans: Walter ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... who established a tradition of overseas service now maintained by peacekeeping operations in Bougainville and East Timor. Mrs Charlesworth said: "We are proud of what he did at Gallipoli but we honour him mainly as a generous, kind, considerate and ...

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  5. Media restrictions in Papua underscore Indonesiaa s...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Scoop

    ... to the resource-rich region: a promise he made on assuming office in October. Given Indonesia's experience in East Timor , it is no wonder successive Indonesian governments have restricted media access to its Papua and West Papua provinces. Unable ...

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  6. Is the West not at war with Islam?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Nation

    ... the popular sentiments? Why are we meddling in the affairs of Yemen and Sudan? Why were two Christian states - East Timor and South Sudan carved out of sovereign Muslim Countries? Why have the Palestinian Muslims been destined to world's biggest ...

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  7. Christian Survival In Syria Relies On President Assad: Ghosts Of Cyprus, Kosovo And IraqRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Groong

    ... on the watch of America and the United Kingdom. Not surprisingly, this reality also took place in Biafra and East Timor whereby Christians were deemed expendable. This reality is now happening in West Papua. Likewise, in the post-Gaddafi era, ...

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  8. Domenic Ietto jailed for Adelaide home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | ABC News

    ... was a decorated former soldier who suffered post traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor.

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  9. Man jailed over terrifying home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | NEWS.com.au

    A MAN who committed a terrifying home invasion with former soldier Michael Quintrell has been jailed for more than seven years. Quintrell, of Port Augusta, had been suffering from post traumatic stress disorder after serving senior roles in the Australian Army, which included combat roles in Iraq and Afghanistan and a peacekeeping role in East Timor.

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  10. Blog: Media restrictions in Papua underscore Indonesia's wider problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... to the resource-rich region: a promise he made on assuming office in October. Given Indonesia's experience in East Timor , it is no wonder successive Indonesian governments have restricted media access to its Papua and West Papua provinces. Unable ...

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  11. 'Pattern of secrecy' criticisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... that Labour had released the state of forces agreements for peace-keeping missions in the Solomon Islands and in East Timor. "We knew that when New Zealand soldiers went there they were not liable to be arrested by the local authorities and charged ...

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  12. Defence force veterans soldier onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Yahoo!

    Nigel Huckstep, a former Royal Australian Air Force wing commander, still has nightmares about his time in East Timor and he is not comfortable with crowds. When deployed in 1999 as part of an Australian-led peacekeeping force, he had more than a decade of experience in the RAAF.

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  13. Maire Leadbeater: Spying hypocrisy undermines securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of many campaigns which, while once considered marginal, are now mainstream - support for the independence of East Timor, opposition to apartheid and support for a nuclear-free world. None of these movements fit the description of "subversive" but ...

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  14. The sooner Alberta weans itself from its resource addiction, the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Globe and Mail

    ... damning comparison that highlights the ironic fiscal myopia of oil-rich, Tory-dominated Alberta, though, is tiny East Timor. Compared to Alberta, the southeastern Asian island nation has a fraction of the oil and gas production, a third of the ...

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  15. Students rally to support fossil fuel divestmentRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Michigan Daily Online

    ... "Democracy Now!" - gave the keynote address. She is a renowned investigative reporter who has covered the East Timor independence movement and the impact of oil rigs in Nigeria. She was detained outside of the 2008 Republican National Convention for ...

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  16. BANGKOK: Thailand among group in Southeast Asia not abolishing death penalty: UN reportRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Asia News Network

    Thailand ranks somewhere in the middle among nations in Southeast Asia when it comes to abolishing the death penalty, with the Kingdom criticised for a "lack of tangible advancement" towards abolishing executions in a United Nations report released yesterday . Although Cambodia, the Philippines and East Timor have abolished the death penalty, Thailand still maintains it, although no execution has taken place since 2009 and the country is regarded as a "retentionist state".

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  17. Anzac hero's haunting poem inspires soldier and singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Press On-Line

    Peacekeeper Corporal Aaron Horrell risked his life to bring safety and sanctuary to others through two tours of East Timor and two of Afghanistan with the New Zealand army. Providing comfort to the brave Kiwi trooper were the haunting words of a poem he carried with him constantly through the strife-torn lands.

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  18. Christian Survival in Syria Relies on President Assad: Ghosts of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... on the watch of America and the United Kingdom. Not surprisingly, this reality also took place in Biafra and East Timor whereby Christians were deemed expendable. This reality is now happening in West Papua. Likewise, in the post-Gaddafi era, ...

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  19. Thailand among group in Southeast Asia not abolishing death penalty: UN reportRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Nation

    THAILAND ranks somewhere in the middle among nations in Southeast Asia when it comes to abolishing the death penalty, with the Kingdom criticised for a "lack of tangible advancement" towards abolishing executions in a United Nations report released yesterday . Although Cambodia, the Philippines and East Timor have abolished the death penalty, Thailand still maintains it, although no execution has taken place since 2009 and the country is regarded as a "retentionist state".

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  20. Man sentenced for stabbing housemate to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | UTV

    A man from East Timor who stabbed his friend to death, after hearing "voices" urging him to do so, is being returned to prison on Friday after being told he must serve at least 10 years of his life sentence before he can be considered for release. Tomas Hornay was being treated in south Belfast's Shannon Clinic, Northern Ireland's only secure mental health facility, while awaiting trial for murdering Luis Nazario Ximines in the Woodvale Park house they shared in Dungannon on 1 August 2013.

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