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2006-07-08 07:45:19

By Lirio da Fonseca DILI (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta is to be East Timor's new prime minister, President Xanana Gusmao told reporters on Saturday, a move aimed at ending weeks of political uncertainty in Asia's newest nation.

2006-07-08 03:41:43

DILI (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta is to be East Timor's new prime minister, President Xanana Gusmao told reporters on Saturday. "I have met with the Fretilin party ...

2006-07-05 00:38:16

GLENO, East Timor (Reuters) - A group of rebel soldiers in East Timor surrendered their weapons to Australian peacekeepers on Wednesday, part of a process aimed at restoring calm to Asia's newest nation.

2006-06-30 00:00:41

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - East Timor President Xanana Gusmao made a surprise appearance at a rally of supporters of the prime minister, who was forced quit this week, vowing a full investigation to get to the bottom of the political crisis.

2006-06-28 23:34:46

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted East Timor Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri headed for the capital on Thursday as the country's president hinted he could take matters in his hands and decide on a replacement until next elections.

2006-06-28 17:42:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States supports an extended United Nations mission in East Timor to help the three-year-old Southeast Asian state recover from violent protests, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday.

2006-06-28 04:56:40

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted East Timor Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri turned back from a march on the capital on Wednesday, but several buildings were torched as feuding gangs clashed in Dili.

2006-06-28 02:53:44

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted East Timor Prime Minister Alkatiri turned back from a march on the capital on Wednesday, but several buildings were torched as feuding gangs clashed in Dili.

2006-06-28 00:53:04

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted East Timor Prime Minister Alkatiri turned back from a march on the capital on Wednesday, but several buildings were torched as feuding gangs clashed in Dili.

2006-06-27 22:26:05

By David Fox DILI (Reuters) - Fears of renewed violence in East Timor rose on Wednesday after several houses and small shops in the capital were torched by protesters allied with or against ousted Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri.


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2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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