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By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asia's version of the Olympics officially opens in the Philippines on Sunday amid threats of terrorism, bird flu and domestic political squabbling that has delayed preparations of venues for the events.
By Telly Nathalia and Dean Yates JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia has welcomed the resumption of military relations with the United States while human rights groups expressed concern and said monitoring of the armed forces would need to be tightened.
BALI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia and East Timor said on Thursday a truth commission they have set up to probe bloodshed surrounding East Timor's independence vote was one way to bring closure to a dark chapter in their relations.
BALI, Indonesia (Reuters) - A truth commission set up by Indonesia and East Timor began work on Thursday, seeking to deflect growing calls for an international tribunal to probe the tiny territory's bloody independence vote in 1999.
VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Indonesia has brushed off a call in a United Nations report for an international tribunal to try Indonesian and militia leaders blamed for a bloody 1999 rampage in East Timor.
By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Security Council is sitting on a U.N. expert panel's recommendation for an international tribunal to try Indonesian and local militia leaders blamed for a deadly 1999 rampage in East Timor, diplomats and U.N. officials said on Wednesday.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Six years after the Indonesianarmy and allied gangs waged a scorched-earth campaign in EastTimor, a U.N.-appointed panel concluded that Jakarta'sprosecution of suspects was seriously flawed.
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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