East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

East Timor Newswire (Page 4)

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

    Wednesday Jan 20 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. On Native GroundPETER Galbraith Pays the Price for Telling the Truth About Afghan ElectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Jimmy Carter's Blood-Soaked LegacyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | Dissident Voice

    ... rights activists to withdraw support from the Suharto dictatorship in Indonesia as they carried out genocide in East Timor; refusing to pursue sanctions against South Africa in the United Nations after the South African Defence Forces bombed a ...

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  16. Is this Chris Bath's new TV gig?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | NEWS.com.au

    ... with Fitzy and Wippa on Nova, continuing her work as an ambassador for the Stroke Foundation, and travelling to East Timor as part of her Red Cross ambassador duties. Seven West media chairman Kerry Stokes made clear on Bath's departure he preferred ...

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  17. Jimmy Carter's Blood Drenched LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Counterpunch

    ... rights activists to withdraw support from the Suharto dictatorship in Indonesia as they carried out genocide in East Timor; refusing to pursue sanctions against South Africa in the United Nations after the South African Defence Forces bombed a ...

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

    Sunday Jan 10 | 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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  19. Wind Beneath Many WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Illawarra Mercury

    Sergeant Simone Campbell was with the Royal Australian Air Force for 17 years and flew on missions in and out of Afghanistan, Iraq and East Timor. And was a member of support teams following the Bali bombings and tsunamis.

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  20. 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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