East Timor Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for East Timor. (Page 8)

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  1. One in 10 girls raped or sexually abused worldwide: U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... his wife under certain circumstances. This rises to 80 percent or more in Afghanistan, Guinea, Jordan, Mali and East Timor. The report also covered physical punishment, finding that almost 1 billion children aged between two and 14 are subjected to ...

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  2. Secret evidence of defence abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... who was cleared of any wrongdoing over the accidental fatal shooting of his friend Corporal Stuart Jones in East Timor in 2000. Mr Saltmarsh, who remains very close to the family of Corporal Jones, was recently medically discharged after years of ...

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  3. Northern Australia report: NT says federal funding needed to make it a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | ABC News

    ... in transit between two Australian ports, for example, a ship travelling between Broome and Darwin has to go via East Timor to meet current requirements. "The cruise industry currently contributes $66.8 million into the Territory economy. The ...

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  4. Letter from Edinburgh: What it really means to be ScottishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | New Statesman

    ... In 25 years as a foreign correspondent, I have seen plenty of ethnic conflicts, from Kosovo and Chechnya to East Timor, and I can assure anyone disturbed by Schama's babbling that what is happening in Scotland bears as much resemblance to those ...

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  5. OPINION: Sanctions and Retaliations: Simply UnconscionableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    ... was applied when former Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia were divided, and when several small states like East Timor declared independence. People in East Ukraine - 70 percent of who are ethnic Russians - felt violated when the Ukrainian Government ...

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  6. Madigan hit with financial claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Age

    Victorian Senator John Madigan, who has quit the Democratic Labor Party to become an independent crossbencher, has been rocked by claims of financial disarray in his office and criticism over his failure to deliver on a promise made to orphans in East Timor 18 months ago that he would build them a new kitchen. Senator Madigan has dismissed the claims as "vexatious" and brought by "bitter" former employees as he severed ties with the DLP in a surprise speech to the Senate on Thursday.

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  7. 'Army of Jacqui Lambies' to target AbbottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Mercury

    ... as "toxic". who faced a court martial over the death of his best mate Corporal Stuart Jones, shot dead in East Timor in August 2000 while travelling in the back of an ASLAV armoured vehicle. It was Mr Saltmarsh's Steyr rifle which discharged. Mr ...

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  8. Lambie delivers fiery maiden speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... as "toxic". who faced a court martial over the death of his best mate Corporal Stuart Jones, shot dead in East Timor in August 2000 while travelling in the back of an ASLAV armoured vehicle. It was Mr Saltmarsh's Steyr rifle which discharged. Mr ...

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  9. Lambie calls for defence royal commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... public gallery. He faced a court martial over the death of his best mate Corporal Stuart Jones, shot dead in East Timor in August 2000 while travelling in the back of an ASLAV armoured vehicle. It was Mr Saltmarsh's Steyr rifle which discharged. Mr ...

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  10. Lambie calls for royal commission into military top brassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | ABC News

    ... who was exonerated by a military court after the accidental death of a fellow soldier, Corporal Stuart Jones, in East Timor in 2000. Senator Lambie said Mr Saltmarsh, who was in the public gallery for the address, was mistreated by department ...

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  11. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2009 | 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. Joint resource development in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... (2000); Japan and South Korea (1974); Japan and China (2008); Australia and Indonesia (1989); and Australia and East Timor (2002). Joint development could bring much-needed revenues as well as hydrocarbons to the rapidly developing economies ...

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  13. Our land is girt by oil-rich sea that we steal from East TimorRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Crikey

    ... flouting international law since 2002, taking billions of dollars in oil revenue that should rightfully belong to East Timor. No wonder we're being so cagey about the East Timor spying allegations. In the Senate yesterday, independent Senator Nick ...

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  14. says: we still won't accept East TimorRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Crikey

    ... spy and his lawyer may be charged with disclosing classified information about Australian espionage against East Timor should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with our foreign policy towards that country. The foreign policy establishment has ...

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  15. List of Countries Where Portuguese is an Official LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    ... is also taught as a foreign language in Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia. Portuguese was introduced in East Timor during the colonial period. It is a co-official language along with Tetum. About 3% of Macau's population speaks Portuguese as ...

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  16. 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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  17. Gerringong-based Catholic brother chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Kiama Independent

    ... of indecently assaulting a male and was granted conditional bail. This means he will not be able to travel to East Timor, where he has been volunteering for the Edmund Rice Foundation since his retirement. The organisation supports education, ...

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  18. Nicky Hager in ChchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... spying networks. That was way back in 1996. The book under discussion is Leadbeater's second. Her first covered East Timor. Her third will deal with New Zealand foreign policy in West Papua and research is revealing things that she finds ...

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  19. Airport swoop on former principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... coast, must report five days a week to his local police station. This means he will not be able to travel to East Timor, where he has been volunteering for the Edmund Rice Foundation since his retirement. The organisation supports education, health, ...

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  20. Neighbors Indonesia and Australia sign new security agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The China Post

    ... was the most serious since 1999, when Australia led a U.N. military force into the former Indonesian province of East Timor following a bloody independence ballot.

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