East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Push to create new humanitarian medal for Kiwis working overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Vision. "You've got police saying, 'We've got members who have [been] and are serving in dangerous situations in East Timor...then you've got the Salvation Army saying, 'we placed New Zealanders at the Nepal earthquakes' - we think it would be ...

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  2. Going to jail every dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Southland Times

    ... roles, and not just in Invercargill. He was part of the first team of 12 corrections staff that headed to East Timor to help re-establish a corrections system. "Timor really turned by thinking. It was the first time I really saw the value of ...

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  3. Australia's unscrupulous pursuit of East Timor's oil needs to stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australia's dodgy oil and gas treaty with East Timor is dead. Now it's time to negotiate fair and permanent maritime boundaries with our tiny neighbour.

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  4. Timor Sea gas project might jump to 'front of queue' if maritime deal can be struckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | ABC News

    ... over revenue sharing. A 2006 temporary treaty had agreed on a 50:50 split but, after claims of spying surfaced, East Timor took the treaty to the Hague , with uncertainty causing the developers to shelve the project in 2015. Woodside has welcomed ...

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  5. For East Timor, maritime boundary is not about oil. It's about pride.Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Crikey

    Freelance journalist John Martinkus was in East Timor during its bloody struggle for independence. And he says East Timor will get its own back and negotiate a fair maritime boundary with Australia.

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  6. Timor-Leste's win against Goliath OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Star Online

    ... quest for a better deal for its oil and gas resources from its bigger and richer southern neighbour, Australia. East Timor was a colony of Portugal until it first declared independence in late 1975, only to be invaded and occupied by Indonesia until ...

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  7. A welcome reversal on Timor GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Age

    East Timor's plea to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in 2016 to mediate in its dispute with Australia over claims to oil and gas reserves in the Timor Gap has paid its first dividend. It's a significant one, too, with the federal government agreeing to annul the 2006 Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea, which divided the Greater Sunrise hydrocarbon deposits between the two countries and which put off the question of a negotiating a permanent maritime boundary between the two countries for 50 years.

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  8. Jokowi hanging by a thread as Indonesian general backs Islamists, rounds on AustraliaRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | Crikey

    General Gatot Nurmantyo has long been suspicious of outside actors and has not trusted Australia since its UN-sanctioned intervention in East Timor in 1999. Last week's suspension of Australia-Indonesia military co-operation has been confirmed as fallout from Indonesia's internal politics.

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  9. Spying fallout: East Timor to tear up oil and gas treaty with AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. East Timor will abandon the multibillion-dollar oil and gas treaty at the centre of sensational spying claims by Australia.

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  10. Indonesia restores military ties with Australia after latest neighbourly disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Switched

    ... officers to Australia for training and education. Yet the distrust engendered by Australia's intervention in East Timor lingers, and remains the root of current problems in the nations' relationship. It still hovers in the background despite ...

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  11. REVEALED: North Korean concentration camps where NOBODY gets out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Daily Star

    ... Korea's gulags were "worse than Auschwitz". Ms Poulsen, who's also served the UN in Liberia, Papua New Guinea and East Timor, said North Korea presented a unique challenge. She said: "The challenge here is the fact that we can not access North Korea ...

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  12. How the SAS raised ghosts of Indonesia's brutal pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... must produce "culturally appropriate" training material, which apparently means avoiding any reference to East Timor and Papua where Indonesia has a checkered past. The original complaint came from a special forces (Kopassus) language instructor and ...

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  13. Syria is a stain on Obama's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    ... H.W. Bush's dithering about Bosnia, Jimmy Carter's fecklessness in Cambodia, Gerald Ford's cold realism toward East Timor, or Richard Nixon's complicity in Bangladesh. "Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?" Hitler ...

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  14. What a military spat reveals about Australia-Indonesia tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... Western Australia, offered sympathy for West Papuan independence, covered the topic of Indonesian war crimes in East Timor, and mocked the nation's founding principles as "crazy". In reaction, Indonesia announced a full suspension of defence ...

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  15. Pat Handcock's time in East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Manawatu Standard

    For five years Pat Handcock has travelled between Palmerston North and East Timor. He tells Jimmy Ellingham about the local cuisine and his workplace crocodile.

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  16. Indonesia says only part of Australian cooperation haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Japan Times

    ... ed one of its most serious blows after Australia led a U.N. military force into the former Indonesian province of East Timor following a bloody independence ballot.

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  17. Australia scrambles to heal military rift with IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Newsday

    ... ed one of its most serious blows after Australia led a U.N. military force into the former Indonesian province of East Timor following a bloody independence ballot.

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  18. Tensions over Papua easedRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Standard

    ... ped joint training exercises with Indonesian special forces [Kopassus] after accusations of abuses by the unit in East Timor in 1999. They resumed cooperation after the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians.

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  19. "Offensive" materialIndonesian grudge behind cut tiesDecision by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... or respected Australia and his anti-Australia views go back as far as Australia's support for the independence of East Timor. The "offensive" material mainly related to issues concerning West Papua and also the creation of the word "Pancagila" from ...

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  20. Indonesia backs down in Australia military rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... "unethical stuff" which "discredits Indonesia and its military, even the nation's ideology." He said it concerned East Timor-which seceded from Indonesia after a bloody occupation-the Papuan region's independence movement and the nation's founding ...

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