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Pop-up politics: East Timor's struggle for stability and security

Timor-Leste's current stability could be undermined by a sharp decline in oil revenues and leadership challenges if the country's first president and current prime minister Xanana Gusmao steps down later this year as announced.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Time

A Harsh Media Law Threatens East Timor's Budding Democracy

Taur Matan Ruak speaks to the press during the second round of the Presidential elections on April 16, 2012 in Dili, East Timor.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Indonesia: Jokowi's 'unprecedented' presidential bid

The unofficially successful bid for presidency Joko Widodo is "unprecedented thus far in post-authoritarian Indonesia", according to Dr Vannessa Hearman, a lecturer in Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

How Nixon Began Relations With China: By Ignoring Bangladesh's Genocide

Adapted from an excerpt from Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions available at https://www.smashwords.com/... .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

East Timor film wins award

Martin J Harris , Jane Estevez and Peter A Gordon , at the Royal Television Society awards A FILM revisiting a South-East Asian nation 20 years on from documentary which exposed a massacre to the world has won an award for a Ilkley film maker.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The end of Julia Gillard's Prime Ministership, and the first feature film from East Timor

Mary Delahunty shares her first-hand knowledge from inside the PM's office during her last year in power, and two film-makers discuss the joys and difficulties of shooting the first feature film in a young country.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Straits Times

The Prabowo Subianto I know

It is probably fair to say I have known Prabowo Subianto longer than most foreign journalists - 20 years, to be exact.

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Mother Jones

This US-Trained, Dictator-Loving General Could Be Indonesia's Next President

On July 9, the people of Indonesia will directly elect their president for only the second time ever.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Southland Times

Plum job for abuser

The head of the Government's new export standards unit is a convicted sex pest demoted by the army for indecent assault.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Defence head steps down

GENERAL David Hurley formally stepped down as the head of the defence force on Monday, handing the wheel to his successor Air Chief Marshal Mark Binksin.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Yahoo!

Underdog Lambie ready for Senate fight

The Palmer United Party's Tasmanian senator-elect has copped it from all sides, including her own, since her unexpected victory at last September's federal poll.

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Crikey

Melbourne history group to host alleged war criminal

Lieutenant General Kiki Syahnakri is set to speak at a Melbourne conference on East Timor - despite a Special Crimes Unit indictment filed against him for alleged war crimes.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

MetaFilter

The Great Yes No Don't Know 5 Minute Theatre Show

The National Theatre of Scotland is spending 24 hours staging and live streaming 185 five minute plays on the subject of independence, created by people all over Scotland and beyond, as a creative reflection on the forthcoming independence referendum.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Crikey

East Timor elites try to muzzle media

East Timor's authorities want to restrict the media - making a mockery of freedom of speech in the country.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Newsday

Australian slang: Your favourite examples

The piece, by Sydney correspondent Jon Donnison , looked at the huge contribution to "strine" made by Barry Humphries and terms originating in the country's legendary laddish drinking culture.

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