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Two Bali jail fugitives captured in East Timor

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 2:12

East Timor police capture two foreigners who escaped from Bali's Kerobokan Prison by using a tunnel.
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Return to East Timor: 'I've been brought back from the dead'

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 0:17

Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.
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East Timor punished for football scam

Friday, January 20th 2017, 11:47
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The national team of East Timor is found to have fielded 12 ineligible Brazilian players across as many as 36 matches after changing birth and baptism documents.
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East Timor axes Australia border treaty over oil reserves

Monday, January 9th 2017, 9:02
related countries: Australia Australia

East Timor axes a maritime border treaty with Australia to renegotiate access to lucrative oil reserves.
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How a video helped East Timor struggle

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 8:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

In November 1991, Indonesian soldiers killed hundreds of pro-independence demonstrators in East Timor
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East Timor's 12,000-year-old cave art

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 23:01

Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.
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Where crocodiles cast curses

Monday, August 8th 2016, 0:56

The East Timorese government is planning to open a crocodile farm, but it goes against deeply held beliefs.
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Born to run

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 18:17

In 2000, Agueda Amaral was the first East Timorese woman to compete at an Olympic Games.
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A brighter future

Monday, June 13th 2016, 23:36

East Timor is counting on tourism to give a boost to its economy and hoping some of the nation's darkest days will become part of a brighter future.
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East Timor PM Gusmao offers to quit

Friday, February 6th 2015, 5:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao - who led the nation to independence from Indonesia in 2002 - submits his resignation letter.
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'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 1:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
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Canberra 'must seal Timor raid data'

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 4:00
related countries: Australia Australia

A UN court bans Australia from using documents that it seized from a lawyer representing East Timor in a commercial spying case.
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Australia defends Timor spy row raid

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 6:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia defends a raid on the offices of a lawyer representing East Timor in a spying row case against Australia at The Hague.
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