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2006-09-03 03:20:52

DILI (Reuters) - Australia, Indonesia and East Timor should aim to increase cooperation at upcoming three-country talks, Jakarta's foreign minister said on Sunday, amid renewed concerns about stability in the tiny fledging nation.

2006-07-11 05:22:23

By Lirio da Fonseca LIQUICA, East Timor (Reuters) - A rebel leader at the center of allegations against East Timor's former prime minister laid down his arms on Tuesday, a symbolic move aimed at building peace in Asia's newest nation.

2006-07-09 23:55:52

By Lirio da Fonseca DILI (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta was sworn in as East Timor's new prime minister on Monday, a move aimed at ending weeks of political crisis in Asia's newest nation.

2006-07-09 20:21:43

DILI (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta will be sworn in as East Timor's new prime minister on Monday, the presidential office said.

2006-07-09 01:45:32

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta is likely to be sworn in on Monday as East Timor's prime minister, Dili's ambassador to Indonesia said on Sunday.

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 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.


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