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2006-05-24 04:34:37

DILI (Reuters) - Australian and New Zealand troops will arrive soon in East Timor to maintain order in the country, which has been racked by violence in past weeks, the young country's foreign minister, Jose Ramos-Horta, said on Wednesday.

2006-05-05 15:04:54

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - East Timor urged the United Nations on Friday to keep international police officers in the country for another year after deadly riots in the capital Dili.

2006-04-30 10:54:54

DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of East Timorese sought shelter in a convent and other safe havens on Sunday, fearing a resurgence of protests by disgruntled soldiers and their supporters that resulted in four deaths last week.

2006-04-30 07:48:59

DILI (Reuters) - Thousands of East Timorese sought shelter in a convent and other safe havens on Sunday, fearing a resurgence of protests by disgruntled soldiers and their supporters that resulted in four deaths last week.

2006-04-28 06:55:12

DILI (Reuters) - Two people were killed in clashes between East Timor police and sacked soldiers on Friday, the latest violence since the cash-strapped government dismissed more than 500 soldiers earlier this month.

2006-04-28 05:05:34

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two people were killed in clashes between East Timor police and rampaging sacked soldiers on Friday, the East Timor police chief said. "Two citizens were killed," police chief Paulo de Fatima Martins told Reuters by telephone from the capital, Dili.

2006-03-14 21:30:00

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urged Indonesia on Wednesday to make greater efforts to reform its armed forces, echoing calls from critics of Washington's decision to restore military ties last year.

2006-01-19 00:44:49

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Indonesia killed up to 180,000 East Timorese through massacres, torture and starvation during its 24-year occupation, a U.N. investigation has found, an Australian daily said on Thursday.

2006-01-19 01:17:37

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Indonesia killed up to 180,000 East Timorese through massacres, torture and starvation during its 24-year occupation, a report to be handed to the United Nations has found, an Australian daily said on Thursday.

2006-01-13 04:40:24

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police have declared eight of 12 arrested men as suspects in the killing of two American teachers in remote Papua province more than three years ago, a top policeman said on Friday.


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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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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