Timor Timur, Indonesia Newswire

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  1. East Timorese form long lines to vote in parliamentary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    Voters in East Timor queued up on Saturday to cast their vote in the country's fourth parliamentary elections since independence in a ballot where campaigning has focused on development and jobs in Asia's youngest democracy. More than 700,000 East Timorese are registered to vote in the country, which has a land area slightly smaller than Hawaii and is home to 1.2 million people.

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  2. Corruption and economy main concerns as East Timor votes for parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    East Timorese wait in line to cast their ballot in parliamentary elections in Dili, East Timor July 22, 2017. Source: Reuters/Lirio da Fonseca EAST Timor headed to the polls Saturday in a parliamentary election that could determine the economic future of Asia's youngest democracy.

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  3. East Timor votes for parliament amid huge challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Fretilin party supporters participate in an election campaign rally in Dili, East Timor on July 19, 2017 AFP/VALENTINO DARIEL SOUSA DILI: East Timor headed to the polls to elect a new parliament Saturday as Asia's youngest democracy battles economic challenges 15 years after gaining its independence from Indonesia. About 760,000 people are expected to cast their votes for candidates from 21 parties in the tiny half-island nation, in the first parliamentary election since the departure of United Nations peacekeepers in 2012.

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  4. East Timor election: mass turnout amid reported threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

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  5. Tiny East Timor addresses its economic future in parliamentary pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thousands of East Timorese ended weeks of political rallies and entered a campaign blackout on Thursday before parliamentary elections at the weekend, with fears for the economic future of Asia's youngest democracy the primary concern for voters. Supporters of the the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction political party attend a rally ahead of this weekend's parliamentary elections in Dili, East Timor July 18, 2017.

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  6. East Timor vote highlights young nation's uneven progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOK.com

    Almost two dozen parties are contesting parliamentary elections in East Timor this weekend that are likely to return independence heroes to power despite frustration in the young democracy with lack of economic progress and warnings the country could be bankrupt within a decade. East Timorese hope the elections will repeat the success of a peaceful vote for the largely ceremonial role of president in March, which was the country's first election without U.N. supervision since peacekeepers left in 2012.

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  7. East Timor Offers Hope for LGBT RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Marching through the streets of East Timor's capital Dili with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, reminding him of how he felt 15 years ago when he saw the Timorese flag raised for the first time. "It was an emotional moment," he said of the pride parade.

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  8. Fifty kilometres and 18 hours combine for TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Coast Register

    The 2017 Trek for Timor is organised by the Kangaroo Valley East Timor Friendship Group and will raise funds to install solar lights in houses in the Remexio district of East Timor. The event has been running for three years and the Kangaroo Valley-Remexio Partnership, together with volunteers from the Alternative Technology Association, raised enough money to install clean, green solar lighting in 1506 houses.

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  9. 6 reasons to visit East TimorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | CNN

    Diving, whale-watching, trekking, biking, great scenery, stunning mountain driving and beautiful white-sand beaches. East Timor is one of the world's unsung tourism destinations.

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  10. Weather man extended a warm hand of friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    In both his distinguished careers as meteorologist and internationalist, Ian Bell gave greatly and energetically to the world, and greatly enjoyed the giving. "What a fine human being you have always been!" wrote Nobel Prize laureate H. E. Jose Ramos Horta, former President of Timor Leste, in Ian Bell's last days, adding: "Sending you from Dili all the good energy of the world."

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  11. East Timor holds first LGBT parade; PM calls for acceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | 680News

    Gay rights have taken a step forward in East Timor with its first LGBT pride parade and the prime minister announcing that the young nation's development depends on respecting the rights of all its citizens. The parade in the capital, Dili, on June 29 attracted several hundred people and was supported by local and international organizations including the Hatutan youth group, the U.N. and U.S. Embassy.

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  12. This tiny Southeast Asian country just held its first pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Mashable

    More than 500 people came together in Timor Leste's capital, Dili, for the country's first pride parade, after its prime minister announced his support for LGBTQ rights in the country. The 15-year-old nation - a former Portuguese colony - became independent in 2002 after a quarter-century struggle against its larger neighbour, Indonesia.

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  13. Ex-prisoner describes life with fugitive Shaun Davidson inside Bali jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. 'Start Digging': Shaun talked about escape with cellmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | NEWS.com.au

    There's one country international fugitives favour to hide in over others, Thailand. In particular Pattaya, this is where major crime figures have been caught after many years of being on the run.

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  15. Shaun Davidson claims he's getting a massage in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Daily Mail

    Catch me if you can! Bali prison escapee taunts police by claiming he's just had a massage in GERMANY - after enjoying drinks at Copenhagen hotel bar He burst out of a Balinese prison via a muddy hole and now Australian escapee Shaun Davidson claims he's on a Catch Me If You Can style global tour. If his Facebook page is anything to go by, in the past few days, Davidson has partied in an Amsterdam nightclub, sank some drinks at the Copenhagen Marriott, been treated to a massage in Dusseldorf and chilled out in Dubai.

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  16. East Timor returns 2 foreign inmates who escaped Bali prisonRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 25 | The New Zealand Herald

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  17. Police suspect crime syndicate helped Shaun Davidson and other prisoners escape Bali jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Age

    Bali's police chief says he believes a crime syndicate helped four foreign prisoners, including Australian Shaun Davidson, stage a brazen escape from Bali's Kerobokan jail. The police chief spoke after two of the escapees - Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov Iliev and Indian Sayed Mohammed Said - arrived back in Bali under heavily armed guard.

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  18. Dutch police ready to assist tracking Australian criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    'We are willing and able': Dutch police say they are ready to help hunt down Australian criminal after he escaped from Bali prison and surfaced 'partying in Amsterdam' Police in the Netherlands have declared they are ready to join the hunt for an Australian criminal who escaped from a Bali prison. Police in that city say they already work to track down fugitives from the UK and would be willing to search for the Australian, news.com.au reported.

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  19. East Timor arrests 2 foreigners who fled from Bali prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | 680News

    Authorities in East Timor arrested two foreign inmates who escaped from a prison in neighbouring Indonesia's resort island of Bali and plan to return them, police said. Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov Iliev, 43, and Indian Sayed Mohammed Said, 31, were among four foreign inmates who escaped Monday from the Kerobokan penitentiary in Bali provincial capital, Denpasar, through a 50-by-70-centimetre hole found under the walls that connects to a 15-meter-long water tunnel heading toward a main street.

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  20. East Timor to return foreigners who fled from Bali prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Fredericksburg.com

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