East Timor Newswire

East Timor Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for East Timor.

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  1. 'You can't catch me': The jailbreaker taunting policeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Said - are discovered hiding out in a luxury hotel more than 2,000km (1,250 miles) away in the island-state of East Timor and taken back to Kerobokan. The other two fugitives - Malaysian drug smuggler Tee Kok King and Shaun Davidson, a 33-year-old ...


  2. The often-overlooked condition debilitating war veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    Two to three times a day he has what he calls an "episode", where he freezes and cannot speak or move. The 38-year-old father of three from Wagga Wagga served 10 years in the Australian Army, in East Timor twice and also in Iraq as a private contractor for the US Department of Defence.


  3. 'I'll get shot if I get caught'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Shaun Davidson seems unconcerned by reports police are closing in on him on the border of Indonesia and East Timor. Picture: Facebook BALI fugitive Shaun Davidson claims he is nowhere near the border of Indonesia and East Timor, where police have launched a new search for him in the past 24 hours.


  4. 'Everyone believes it's not real'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Shaun Davidson seems unconcerned by reports police are closing in on him on the border of Indonesia and East Timor. Picture: Facebook POLICE are reportedly closing in on Kerobokan jail breaker Shaun Davidson but if the Australian fugitive is worried he isn't letting it show, sending a joyful, albeit cryptic, message to news.com.au.


  5. Australian Bali escapee Shaun Davidson 'in Indonesia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... to recapturing him. Police believe Davidson, who broke free in June, is somewhere near Indonesia's border with East Timor, 9 News reported. 'The Australian has not yet (fled out of country) and is still in Indonesia,' Bali Provincial Police Chief ...


  6. American journalist Amy Goodman coming to HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... on-the-ground coverage of police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri, the Occupy Wall Street protests and the 1991 East Timor massacre. In 2016, Goodman was arrested while covering protests of the Dakota Access pipeline at Standing Rock, North Dakota. ...


  7. Explorer of the year visits NW with docoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... organisation Screens Without Borders to replicate a pop-up cinema program where he takes films to screen in East Timor. The plan is to visit more places such as Indigenous communities in Australia and remote Papua New Guinea. Smith didn't start out ...


  8. Tear gas for East Timor student protestersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    POLICE fired tear gas at hundreds of students protesting against allegedly corrupt government officials at East Timor on Monday, forcing members of parliament to suspend a scheduled auction of government cars, Reuters reports. The students claim the cars at the auction were purposely priced lower and will bring losses to the state.


  9. Bali escapee 'still in Indonesia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Mercury

    ... is hiding? A SEARCH for Australian prison escapee Shaun Davidson is underway on the border between Indonesia and East Timor, Bali police say. Davidson, 33, from Perth has been the subject of a manhunt after he and three others allegedly escaped ...


  10. A Trump Doctrine in Afghanistan? Not YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    ... and decades of the states' own work. These same goals could be achieved, it was thought, from Somalia to Haiti to East Timor to Bosnia and more. As a presidential candidate in 2000, George W. Bush promised an end to nation-building, but then ...


  11. Somerset salutes Vietnam vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... Association of Australia Kevin Walker. Guest speaker at the service was Gavin Pearce, who was a peacekeeper in East Timor during his 20 years of service in the army. After the service a number of attendees headed to the Burnie RSL for a meal and a ...


  12. E. Timor Police Fire Tear Gas During Student ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    Hundreds of students in East Timor clashed on Monday with police who fired tear gas to disperse the crowds protesting against alleged government corruption. Members of parliament were forced to suspend a planned auction of government cars after protesters took to the streets and threw rocks at police officers and public vehicles, alleging the cars were being deliberately marked down and would cause state losses.


  13. PM should go down fighting for his beliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | Canberra Times

    ... doubtful citizenship status processed. Imagine this scenario: a country that has a dispute with Australia (like East Timor over its sea boundary) threatens to grant automatic citizenship to all serving and future Australian parliamentarians as a way ...


  14. Large machetes 'which could easily kill' openly on sale a short distance from Dublin's O'Connell StRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | Independent.ie

    ... potentially be. "If I'm not mistaken the machete is known as a 'Jungle King', I have used something similar in East Timor while with the Defence forces, its primary use was for slicing through thick bushes and bamboo, which it did quite easily. "The ...


  15. East Timor's Xanana Gusmao to continue Greater Sunrise fight in The HagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Bangkok: The hero of East Timor's independence, Xanana Gusmao, will continue to lead his country's sensitive negotiations over maritime boundaries with Australia despite his party losing office in the July elections. For years Mr Gusmao has refused to budge on his insistence that gas from the still undeveloped Greater Sunrise field in the Timor Sea be piped across a 3000-metre seabed chasm, known as the Timor Trench, to East Timor.


  16. Private Allister ­Baker speaks out on life after Afghanistan warRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... [with the enemy] for four months," says Baker, then an A experienced 23-year-old gunner, with two tours of East Timor behind him. "Perhaps we were complacent. But the feeling was that things were pretty safe. Even that day, it all seemed fine." n ...


  17. In Indonesia's Dysfunctional Prisons, Escapes Aren't the Half of ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The New York Times

    ... Said, 31, of India, who was serving a sentence for drug smuggling - were captured less than a week later in East Timor, which borders Indonesia. But despite an extensive manhunt, the two others are still at large: Tee Kok King, 50, a Malaysian drug ...


  18. Timor-Lestes critical window on ASEANRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... sets identity boundaries as it is increasingly synonymous with 'Southeast Asia'. As a province of Indonesia, East Timor was included in the geographical region covered by ASEAN. As such, independent Timor-Leste has a strong claim to belonging to ...


  19. Woonona man inspired by humanitarian missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... After finishing schooling at Bulli High, Mr Collard had a stint in the Australian Army and was deployed to East Timor, which is where he first saw MSF teams in action. After returning home he completed a trade certificate in electrotechnology ...


  20. Helping East Timor growRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Hills News

    CARLINGFORD teen Varsha Krithivasan has recently returned home after spending two weeks in East Timor as part of a United Nations program. OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN: While learning about what they can do to help, the UN delegates visited schools and helped run classes.