East Timor Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Hidden horrors of being a war heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... by News Corp Australia to explain an apparent statistical anomaly that shows the 1999 operations to liberate East Timor from Indonesia had produced more sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder than either the Iraq or Afghanistan wars. Back to ...

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  2. 'Nun on the Run'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Catholic Voice

    Independence may be new to East Timor, but poverty is not. Maryknoll Sister Julia Shideler has been teaching in the small Pacific island nation for the past six years.

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  3. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Oct 2, 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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  4. The latest, new, improved, solution ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... trump that with a wacky "refugee swap" with Malaysia. She also toyed with the idea of sending asylum-seekers to East Timor, but forgot to consult East Timor's rulers. Tony Abbott came to power, promising - and repeating that promise ad nauseam - to ...

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  5. Australian warplanes to join airstrikes in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | ABC News

    ... national Policy and former army officer who served with the UN and Australian army in South Lebanon and Syria and East Timor and Afghanistan, and in the Australian Embassies in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi

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  6. Rochester teacher home from East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Benalla Ensign

    Heather made the trip thanks to her connection with the Ballarat-Ainaro friendship group and the program Teachers for Timor. It was the second time she has taught in Ainaro, a town of 2000 people, after a similar visit in 2012.

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  7. Kashmir Plebiscite in Light of Scottish ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Nation

    ... values of progress. Much smaller states than Kashmir have achieved independence through referendum, for example, East Timor. Other States seek to merge their systems and pool resources, such as in the example of the EU. Whatever the direction, the ...

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  8. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Sep 30, 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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  9. Guerrilla Indonesian Opposition Stymies WidodoRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... a Red Cross-marked helicopter to rescue foreign scientists held hostage by Papuan rebels, killing villagers in East Timor and sending Kopassus members to kidnap pro-democracy activists. The latter saw him fired from his post in 1998 on the ...

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  10. Police boss' new challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Manawatu Standard

    ... years and since July last year covered a new policing area of Manawatu. Handcock also spent about five months in East Timor over the past two years and finished his last stint there earlier this year. He was an adviser in the Timor-Leste Community ...

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  11. Half Earth's Animals Have Gone Since 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... The average American required seven hectares while Britons needed five. The lowest ecological footprint was in East Timor at half a hectare per person. "If all people on the planet had the footprint of the average resident of Qatar, we would need ...

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

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  13. DPRK FM Meets Presidents, High Dignitaries of Different CountriesRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Korean News

    ... of Indonesia, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia, minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of East Timor, foreign ministers of Qatar, Egypt and Lesotho, minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mozambique, minister of Foreign ...

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  14. Wigemark stand hailed but EU must implement East Timor-style help to BalochistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... rather than multicultural definition. Cultural minorities are demanding recognition and protection. Kosovo and East Timor are conventionally offered not only as textbook example of the new era of humanitarian intervention but also established new ...

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  15. Bridgwater student receives university bursaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | This is The West Country

    ... award by her tutor Susanne Williams. Elvelisa hopes to use her qualifications to return to her home country of East Timor and help contribute to its reconstruction. The bursary is awarded to UWE students who have overcome barriers to progress to ...

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  16. Korea to Face Thailand in Football SemifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... force to reckon with in this year's Asiad. It won all three matches at the group stage, beating the Maldives 2-0, East Timor 3-0, and Indonesia 6-0. In the next rounds Thailand defeated China and Jordan 2-0. Winning all five matches, Thailand scored ...

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  17. EX-BRIDGWATER College student Elvelisa with her former tutor Susanne Williams.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | This is The West Country

    ... award by her tutor Susanne Williams. Elvelisa hopes to use her qualifications to return to her home country of East Timor and help contribute to its reconstruction. The bursary is awarded to UWE students who have overcome barriers to progress to ...

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  18. Asian Games: Two Koreas eye emotional football finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... anyone as strong as us yet," South Korea coach Lee Kwang-Jong told a news conference. "We are not Maldives or East Timor. It will be different for them tomorrow." As an added carrot for Lee's players, they will be excused two years of mandatory ...

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  19. Indonesia requests Australia's help to resolve Montara oil spill disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | ABC News

    ... Management expert Richard Mounsey was in the area at the time of the spill, working as a consultant to the East Timor government. He said he witnessed the effects of the oil spill first hand, with the water turning murky from a combination of oil ...

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  20. Melbourne doctors save East Timorese boy's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | ABC News

    ... Jeca's condition would continue to deteriorate and that he could be dead within six months. But in impoverished East Timor the disease is all too common. The country's under-resourced medical system meant that Jeca could not be treated at home and ...

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