East Timor Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Former defence force corporal to kayak across Bass Strait for PTSD awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Examiner

    ... charity Whiskey's Wish, which provides training and support for service dogs. Founder Scott Jackman served in East Timor and Afghanistan before being medically discharged with PTSD, and started the charity in 2014 in honour of his own service dog ...

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  2. 'Better RSL' on back of inquiry: KolomeitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Kiama Independent

    ... led by former NSW Supreme Court judge Patricia Bergin SC. Mr Kolomeitz, a lawyer and former soldier who served in East Timor and Afghanistan, ordered a forensic audit into the charity's spending in September, 2016. The audit spread, sparking other ...

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  3. Asma Jahangir: Feisty fighter, Pakistan's conscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Indian Express

    ... Rights in Iran in September 2016, pleasing neither the clergy of Iran nor that of Pakistan. She was in Congo and East Timor for the UN when atrocities there were directed mainly on women. She worked with Indians like Urvashi Butalia, writing about ...

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  4. Ross Kemp in Auckland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Scoop

    ... 'Bloods' who had been shot more than 20 times. This led him to make documentaries about gangs from El Salvador to East Timor and from Moscow to South Africa. From witnessing the tribal violence in Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo and ...

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  5. Alpine skier - Pyeongchang Games more 'personal' for East Timor skierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: Four years after finishing last at Sochi, Alpine skier Yohan Goncalves Goutt says he is back to promote tiny East Timor at the Pyeongchang Olympics. "I am not really aiming for a medal," the 23-year-old Olympian told Reuters Television.

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  6. Australia's secret Timor Sea deal could pave oil and gas revenue future for East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | The Age

    ... favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. East Timor could receive up to 80 per cent of revenue from the $50 billion Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in the Timor Sea under a ...

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  7. 'But I persisted': Angelina didn't start school until...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | ABC News

    ... I had a lot of opportunity in front of me and I needed to take advantage of that," she says. Dr Lay was born in East Timor in the early 1970s just a few years before Indonesian forces invaded and Jakarta declared the former colony one of its ...

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  8. This Is the Order That Countries Marched in at the Winter Olympics Opening CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The broadcast of the peace-themed Opening Ceremony of the highly-anticipated 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea officially kicked off Friday at 8 p.m. local time. Around 3,000 athletes from 92 countries and territories braced frightful temperatures as they marched into the new PyeongChang Olympic Stadium under their country's flag during the Parade of Nations - as per Olympic tradition.

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  9. Socialists target Victorian upper house seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    ... rights' movement for decades. Bolger, an asbestos lawyer, helped organise a high school walk-out in support of East Timor, helped found Students for Palestine and has been involved in campaigns for refugee rights. She helped organise Occupy Perth ...

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  10. What would a young Malcolm Turnbull say about secrecy bill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Age

    ... Would important aspects of the Witness K case about Australia's overseas spy agency bugging the cabinet rooms of East Timor under the guise of an aid program be able to be reported under these laws? What about journalism covering efforts by foreign ...

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  11. Socialists target seat in Victorian parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    ... rights' movement for decades. Bolger, an asbestos lawyer, helped organise a high school walk-out in support of East Timor, helped found Students for Palestine and has been involved in campaigns for refugee rights. She helped organise Occupy Perth ...

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  12. Dabawenyo civil society activist elected chair of East Asia Democracy ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | MindaNews

    ... the Marcos dictatorship. Miclat led an Asia-Pacific wide coalition supporting the self-determination of then East Timor, which eventually gained its independence in 2000. A press release from the IID said Miclat helped trail blaze peace building ...

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  13. How Zorro saved the life of a local veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Northern Daily Leader

    ... Jason Kent. The former Farrer student was recently discharged after 20 years in the Armed Forces, serving in both East Timor and Afghanistan, although like countless others when he left he took with him a diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. ...

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  14. East Timor parliament dissolved, new elections calledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    East Timor is set to hold fresh elections after president Francisco Guterres dissolved parliament Friday, ending a months-long political impasse that plunged Asia's youngest democracy into a post-election stalemate. Fighting among lawmakers paralyzed the former Portuguese colony and has left it on the brink of its worst period of political instability in more than a decade.

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  15. UPDATE 2-East Timor president calls for new election to end impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Reuters

    East Timor President Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres said on Friday he will dissolve parliament and call new elections in a bid to end a prolonged political impasse in the tiny country since polls last year. The 2017 election produced no clear winner, with the Fretilin party of Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri winning just 0.2 per cent more votes than the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction , the party of independence hero Xanana Gusmao.

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  16. East Timor president calls new elections to break deadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    East Timor's President Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres delivers his speech in Dili, East Timor, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. East Timor will hold new elections after the minority government formed last year was unable to get its policy program and budget through parliament, the country's president said Friday.

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  17. UPDATE 1-East Timor president dissolves parliament to hold new electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Reuters

    East Timor President Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres said on Friday he was dissolving parliament and would call new elections in a bid to end a prolonged political impasse in the tiny country since polls last year. A minority government under Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri was formed after inconclusive polls last July but has struggled to push through badly needed reforms and make decisions on how to diversify the economy and boost flagging energy production.

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  18. East Timor president dissolves parliament to hold new electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    East Timor President Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres said on Friday he was dissolving parliament and would call new elections in a bid to end a prolonged political impasse in the tiny country since polls last year. The new President of East Timor Francisco Guterres Lu'Olo is accompanied by the Parliament Speaker Aderito Hugo da Costa is the outgoing President Jose Maria Vasconcelos walks behind during presidential inauguration ceremony in Dili DILI: East Timor President Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres said on Friday he was dissolving parliament and would call new elections in a bid to end a prolonged political impasse in the tiny country since polls last year.

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  19. East Timor dissolves Parliament in effort to solve political standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Age

    Bangkok: East Timor's Parliament has been dissolved and fresh elections called to end a political impasse that has paralysed Australia's north-western neighbour for months. President Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres announced the dissolving of Parliament on Friday, saying "only the people can help us out of the impasse".

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  20. Harris scores 23 points, Nuggets beat Knicks 130-118Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | ABC 27

    East Timor will hold new elections after the minority government formed last year was unable to get its policy progr How do school districts make delay and closing decisions that affect thousands of people, all while weighing safety, family life, and common HARRISBURG, Pa.

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