East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Launch of 'The Hammer Blow' by Andrea NeedhamRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Ekklesia Daily News

    On 29 January, Peace News Press is marking the 20th anniversary of the historic Seeds of Hope Ploughshares action. We're proud to be publishing Andrea Needham's gripping inside account of how ten women disarmed a Hawk jet bound for genocide in East Timor - and were acquitted.

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  2. Ex-army chief David Morrison named Australian of the Year for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... their not able bodied, because of their sexual orientation." He deployed to Bougainville in 1994 and again to East Timor in 1999. On leaving the ADF, he said, " no one loves the army more than me ". His recent career - and focus on gender issues - ...

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  3. WA nurse up for top honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Yahoo!

    ... their executions in Indonesia last year. Catherine McGregor, Queensland's nomination, served three times in East Timor as a former Army lieutenant general but is now a national transgender leader. The NT's nominee, Will MacGregor, has worked ...

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  4. Malcolm Turnbull's breathtaking foreign policy hypocrisy on East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Sea rich in oil and gas. In 2002, after negotiating a temporary boundary with the transitional administration in East Timor that hugely favoured Australia and placed the bulk of oil and gas reserves within its territory, Australia quietly withdrew ...

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  5. Cate McGregor honoured by AOTY nominationRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Yahoo!

    "I was at Adelaide Oval and by the most slender thread, I didn't go back to my hotel room and end my life," the Toowoomba-born nominee says. She'd spent decades living as Malcolm McGregor - an army Lieutenant Colonel with three East Timor operations under his belt.

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  6. Senior U.N. official asks Japan to send police for peacekeeping operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Japan Times

    Atul Khare, undersecretary-general for field support at the U.N. Secretariat, on Friday called on Japan to send police for U.N.-led peacekeeping operations. "I would request that your country consider again sending police officers" at an appropriate time to an appropriate country, Khare said after praising Japanese police that joined peacekeeping operations in Cambodia and East Timor.

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  7. On Native GroundPETER Galbraith Pays the Price for Telling the Truth About Afghan ElectionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | American Reporter

    ... and U.S. Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, is no foreign policy neophyte. He worked for the U.N. in East Timor in 2000-2001 and as the U.S. ambassador to Croatia from 1993 to 1998. He is close to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special envoy ...

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  8. Japan can deploy its strengths in many ways in peacekeeping missions, U.N. official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Japan Times

    ... military engineers, more police would be welcomed on missions, he said, citing Japan's dispatch of police to East Timor. "I would encourage them to consider it again in an appropriate climate and in an appropriate country," he said. "We need to make ...

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  9. On Native GroundAMBASSADOR Galbraith: Iran Deal Isn't Perfect, but Better Than AlternativesRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | American Reporter

    Galbraith, as Ambassador to Croatia during the bloody civil war there, negotiated the 1995 Erdun Agreeent that ended the long, bloody conflict there between Croatia and rebelling Serbs. After many years as U.S. Ambassador to countries ranging from East Timor and Croatia to Iraq and Afghanistan, Gailbraith says he has one simple rule to test the worth of a deal.

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  10. Tsai Ing-wena s political emergence reflects Taiwana s social progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Standard

    ... elected to the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament in the last polls in 2012 were women. In Asia, only East Timor has a higher percentage, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Women make up about 20 percent of the US Congress. The picture ...

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  11. Chinese Navy warships pay five-day official visit to Timor-LesteRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | Xinhuanet

    LESTE, Jan. 17, 2015 -- Local children visit a Chinese Navy warship at Dili, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Jan. 17, 2015. A Chinese Navy task force on Saturday arrived in Dili to pay a five-day official visit to the country.

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  12. Taiwan presidential race showcases women's growing role in thriving democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Japan Times

    ... elected to the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament, in the last polls in 2012 were women. In Asia, only East Timor has a higher percentage, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Women make up about 20 percent of the U.S. Congress. The ...

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  13. Ex-policeman to run for Hamilton mayor in 2016 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Waikato Times

    ... lived most of his life since then in the city. He spent 25 years with Hamilton police, including deployments to East Timor and the Solomon Islands and running the North Hamilton Community Policing Centre for four years. He first put his hat in the ...

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  14. Taiwan presidential race showcases women's increasing roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Cybercast News Service

    ... elected to the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament in the last polls in 2012 were women. In Asia, only East Timor has a higher percentage, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Women make up about 20 percent of the U.S. Congress. The picture ...

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  15. Malcolm Turnbull told to act on ADF drug investigation after UK apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... there were constant arguments and irrational moments," said Heath Attard, who served with the fourth battalion in East Timor. Many veterans are concerned the ADF may delete medical records from the 2001-02 trial once a 15-year holding period elapses ...

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  16. On Native GroundPETER Galbraith Pays the Price for Telling the Truth About Afghan ElectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | American Reporter

    ... and U.S. Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, is no foreign policy neophyte. He worked for the U.N. in East Timor in 2000-2001 and as the U.S. ambassador to Croatia from 1993 to 1998. He is close to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special envoy ...

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  17. Company accused of exploiting foreign workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | ABC News

    A labour-hire company in Queensland is facing legal action for alleged exploitation of workers recruited from Vanuatu to pick fruit and vegetables. The 22 workers were recruited under the 416 visa program, which allows people from the Pacific Region and East Timor to work short term in Australia in certain industries.

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  18. W&M mathematician: No best practice when choosing Powerball numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... simply let the Virginia Lottery kiosks and machines "E-Z pick" the numbers for you. The gross domestic product of East Timor, according to the website tradingeconomics.com, was $1.55 billion in U.S.... The gross domestic product of East Timor, ...

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  19. beware of men in fishnets ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Your Democracy

    My latest journey to Timor-Leste (East Timor) began on 16 October, the 40th anniversary of the murder of five Australian-based journalists in Balibo by Indonesian special forces. My first trip there was in March 1975, six months prior to their ...

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  20. Monitoring hazards from the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | SciDev.Net

    ... DREAM programme is accurate 85 per cent of the time, estimates Paringit. Other South-East Asian countries such as East Timor and some small Pacific island states are now asking the Philippines for advice on using LiDAR. "This is part of the ...

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