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  1. Who dares wins with Ers: Former Wa Sas soldier fights to top of business worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Myaree-based Executive Risk Solutions, run by former Special Air Services Regiment corporal Scott Houston was announced in Sydney on Thursday night as the winner of the 2015 National Telstra Business of the Year Award and the Best Medium Sized Business Award. Built on the old SAS motto of "who dares, wins" - here is a little of the action-packed ERS story: You can't see a thing aside from muzzle flashes but you can hear plenty: ricocheting bullets, the clatter of arrows hitting the ground, or the shattering of glass jars containing explosives amid the shouted curses of the "Jangilis" - dangerous men who have drilled their way into your mine and are attempting to take over the ore body.

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  2. Be 'missionary disciples,' Cardinal Parolin urges future priests in East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Catholic World News

    The Vatican Secretary of State, who is visiting East Timor to join in celebrations of the 5th centenary of the country's evangelization, told seminarians that "formation to the priesthood is the development of being a disciple of the Lord." "Discipleship is not merely a private relation," the cardinal continued.

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  3. Amber's Canberra's hope for the sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Canberra City News

    AMBER Nichols is the name on everyone's lips in the capital this week, or should that be the "voice" in everyone's ears. This beautiful 32-year-old mum from Franklin has been singing her heart out on "The Voice", one of our most watched television shows this year.

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  4. West Papua similar to East Timor prior to independence: activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | ABC News

    The situation in the Indonesian province of West Papua is similar to East Timor just before independence, a West Papuan activist has announced at a protest in Darwin. A group of about 60 people have erected a temporary hut embassy outside Parliament House, calling for West Papuan independence from Indonesia.

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  5. Lucky Michael shares with people he hopes to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Canberra City News

    Michael is a psychology student at ANU and has donated half a $5000 travel voucher he won in the Unilodge Wanderlust Competition to the charity Soldier On. His donation has helped Soldier On send wounded veterans to Italy to participate in this month's Trois Etapes Giro 2015.

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  6. Timorese wanted to fill Kimberley jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Colin Barnett will ask Prime Minister Tony Abbott for special permission to import East Timorese labour to the Kimberley as part of a Federal push to develop northern Australia. The Northern Australia White Paper, released today, contained a policy for Queensland and New South Wales to import Pacific Islanders to work in cane and other industries.

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  7. Four choppers take to Darwin skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    KEEN aviation spotters may have noticed a helicopter of a different breed getting around the Top End during the past two months. The US Marine Corps' Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 has had four of their Super Stallion helicopters based out of Darwin since April this year when the 1,100 troops for the 2015 Marine Rotational Force Darwin arrived.

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  8. Football: Asian heavyweights kick off Road to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Philippine's captain Philip Younghusban, left, shakes hands with his Bahraini counterpart Aied Mohamed Jaffar after the match eve press conference in Manila on Wednesday. Bahrain will face the Philippines in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

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  9. East Timor's economy transformed by rise of farming entrepreneursRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: Oil is a key source of income for East Timor. But increasingly it is a change in farming practices that is creating a new breed of entrepreneurs.

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  10. English is key to international successRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    I think Lee P. Webber did not make a good case as to why foreign language classes should be mandatory at the University of Guam.

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  11. English is key to international successRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    We didn't have Internet at the house. We had no Internet at all because we don't own smart phones.

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  12. Indonesian football hit with sanctions for qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Indonesia, already facing the prospect of a FIFA ban for government interference, have been forced to play their World Cup and Asian Cup qualifier against Iraq in an empty stadium and their home tie against Thailand at a neutral venue. The decision was taken by the Asian Football Confederation after crowd trouble during two under-23 matches in March against East Timor and South Korea in Jakarta.

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  13. Our view: Program worthy of VVC's supportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Victorville Daily Press

    As local high school seniors graduate this spring, many are planning to attend four-year colleges, but many others will choose to start their college experience right here in the High Desert. Victor Valley College is a sensible choice for local students looking to save money and complete lower-division classes with the aim of transferring to a four-year institution or earning a vocational degree.

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  14. Penola trio East Timor-boundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Naracoorte Herald

    THREE young Penola students are preparing for a truly "life-changing" experience as they get ready to do away with life's little luxuries and spend 10 days experiencing life in Australia's poorest neighbouring country, East Timor. Tenison Woods students Luke Walker, Jayme Dent and Lucy Williams, all from Penola, are raising money for their upcoming trip to East Timor.

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  15. Thai boats to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    How about some boats along the Andaman coast stock up on water bottles and travel out to sea to hand them out? At the beginning of WWII, there was a rag-tag flotilla of privately owned boats which went from the English coast to the Dutch coast to pick up soldiers who were facing death. Those boats' skippers didn't wait for an official nod to do so.

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  16. Saudis set for Palestine visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Saudi Arabia will travel to the West Bank to face Palestine in a World Cup qualifier in June according to the head of the Palestine FA. "I have just received a message from the Saudis saying that they are coming, it's a great show of support," PFA president Jibril Rajoub told Reuters in a telephone interview.

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  17. Palestine to host Saudi Arabia on West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Saudi Arabia will travel to the West Bank to face Palestine in a World Cup qualifier in June, the head of the Palestine FA told Reuters on Sunday. ZURICH: Saudi Arabia will travel to the West Bank to face Palestine in a World Cup qualifier in June, the head of the Palestine FA told Reuters on Sunday.

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  18. Smuggled cockatoos found crammed in water bottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    Twenty-one Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos were found inside water bottles confiscated from alleged wildlife smuggler. Twenty-one Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos were found inside water bottles confiscated from alleged wildlife smuggler.

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  19. With the pope's blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    THE sense of a big occasion was obvious from the activity on the Holy Trinity Cathedral grounds last Sunday afternoon. Large numbers of young men in albs were busy preparing for the solemn mass of thanksgiving that would mark Missionaries of the Poor's elevation to an Institute of Pontifical Right.

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  20. East Timor veterans join in Anzac Day eventsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | ABC News

    ELIZABETH JACKSON: Veterans from East Timor's fight for independence are marching with Australian soldiers in ceremonies around the country today. In Sydney, East Timor's former prime minister, Xanana Gusmao, is expected to march with Australians at the head of the Anzac parade.

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