East Timor Newswire (Page 8)

East Timor Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for East Timor. (Page 8)

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  1. Nurses honoured in Anzac Day service held in WillauraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Ararat Advertiser

    ... Major Baird has supported numerous military exercises and been deployed to Bougainville in 1999 and 2001, East Timor in 2001, and Iraq in 2005. In 2006 she was a recipient of the Meritorious Unit Citation for her duties as a member of the Medical ...


  2. Exploring Timor-LesteRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Scoop

    Exploring Timor-Leste is an exhibition of craft, photographs, paintings and stories from Timor-Leste (East Timor). It shows not only traditional life, but also how Timor-Leste is developing today. And it tells stories of individuals and organisations ...


  3. Reader of the Week: Natalie WilgressRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Blacktown Sun

    Reader of the Week Natalie Wilgress from Doonside and works at Common Groundz Cafe in Lalor Park. Picture: Isabella Lettini The most amazing thing I've ever done is: In 2010 I travelled with my son to East Timor to help build a home for a family in a little village called Sertulan.


  4. Is the Tide Turning Back Against Assad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Commentary Magazine

    ... international community is prepared to intervene with a large-scale peacekeeping force, a la Bosnia or Kosovo or East Timor. But if the U.S. and its allies failed to send such a force to Libya after Gaddafi's downfall (as I urged at the time), it's ...


  5. Amazing attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    ... Shire hall - guests were blown away by local historian David Joss' booklet on Mathoura's Anzacs. ''I've served in East Timor and southern Iraq, spending 14 years in the regular army and now I'm in the reserves - and today was very special.''


  6. Genocidal Indonesia Executing Drug ConvictsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Counterpunch

    ... Chandor. Indonesia, the country which did not earnestly punish one single top military brass for the genocides in East Timor and not one single person for horrendous and ongoing genocide in Papua, is now ready to execute another nine people for drug ...


  7. East Timor's nightmare relived on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    Massacre is an explosive theatre work about the politics and violence of East Timor. Produced by Stone/Castro and Colectivo 84 , it features John Romao as "Timor" and Paulo Castro as "East".


  8. How Charleville is honouring its modern day war veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | ABC News

    Dozens of modern day war veterans and peacekeepers who went to Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor will have their names placed on the war memorial in Charleville, in an effort to make sure their service is never forgotten. Iraq veteran Glen Brassington was one of several modern day war veterans honoured in Charleville on Anzac Day.


  9. war porn ....Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Your Democracy

    ... to the US the Australian ruling class's commitment to the alliance and to allow its own role in the region East Timor, the Solomon islands, PNG for example to continue. The disguised defeat that is Afghanistan sees all the troops except a few ...


  10. Greenwell Point holds biggest ever dawn serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | South Coast Register

    ... the Korean War, the Malayan emergency, the Vietnam War, instability and conflict in Cambodia, Somalia, Rwanda and East Timor and combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. "It speaks to the strength of the commitment to remember and reflect that ...


  11. Crowdfunding Helps Australian War Hero To Buy Back His Medals Sold On eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | International Business Times

    ... opportunity. Jones listed his military memorabilia which included his service medals from Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor for auction on eBay. Brad Lipscombe, who came across the listing started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to return the ...


  12. Aust doctor's sister asks for Joko's mercyRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... d the Indonesian Medal of Honour posthumously, the Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal and in previous service in East Timor, the United Nations Force Commander's Commendation.


  13. Medic who saved Charles Upham's arm to be remembered at GallipoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... keep him in Nelson. Friend, 39, is a platoon commander for 2nd/4th Battalion, Nelson and has seen action in East Timor, been deployed to the Solomon Islands and manned cordons following the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. "History is quite important to ...


  14. Mothers' war sacrifices 'cruellest loss'Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... grandson Barry Smith retired from the New Zealand Army in 2010 after 32 years' service, which included serving in East Timor and Cambodia. No glory for us, the mothers, as the bugles thrill the air; Just an empty ache, eternal and a face so lined ...


  15. Soldiers need help to adjust, to regroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Examiner

    ... in Butterworth, Malaysia, for three months in 1997, did a six-week exchange to Hawaii and served seven months in East Timor when conflict broke out in 1999. He told me of the difficulty coming home and starting work again in a security role at the ...


  16. Follow Black Caps' lead, troops urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... on patrol, as the New Zealand Soldiers take over road blocks and patrol villages around the outskirts of Dili, East Timor, 2006. Photo / Wayne Drought "The Black Caps' consistent message was that their efforts were for the crowds, for the supporters ...


  17. Hey leaders, pull your heads inRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    ... to see you, Ms Lawrie, attend the opening of a hotel in Balibo. It's important our ties are strengthened with East Timor, and I am sure it was a lovely and grand event. Likewise, Mr Giles, your minister John Elferink's $45,000 taxpayer-funded space ...


  18. Timor veterans to visit for Anzac DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... campaign, but history has been unkind to blame him for its failure and tragedy, his family say. A DELEGATION of East Timor independence fighters and war widows will travel to Australia next week for a fact finding tour at centenary Anzac Day ...


  19. Australian Army must learn from its military past: Dr Albert PalazzoRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | ABC News

    KIM LANDERS: As Australia prepares to reflect on the Anzac landings at Gallipoli 100 years ago, what is the Defence Force doing to recognise and absorb the lessons of some more recent military campaigns? The Australian Army has had a busy 15 years, with deployments in East Timor and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. One person who's been looking at the past and then thinking about what the future of war looks like is Dr Albert Palazzo.


  20. Rising demand for natural rubber threatens ecological 'catastrophe', study warnsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Nation

    ... and Hainan Island), Wallacea (Indonesian islands east of Bali and Borneo but west of New Guinea, plus East Timor), and the Philippines. "Rubber can thrive across a wide range of climate and soil conditions across Southeast Asia, and could replace a ...