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Soldiers fire on police in East Timor, 9 killed

DILI, East Timor — Soldiers fired on unarmed police in East Timor’s capital Thursday, killing nine and wounding 27, as international troops landed to try to end the fighting that threatens to push the country closer to civil war. Among the wounded ...

Fighting, looting erupt in East Timor

DILI, East Timor — Fighting and looting erupted in East Timor’s capital on Tuesday as its leaders held urgent meetings to find a way out of the worst crisis in the young nation’s seven-year history. Australian peacekeepers struggled to keep order as ...

Gangs burn buildings in East Timor’s capital

DILI, East Timor — Gangs burned half a dozen buildings near the airport in East Timor’s capital Sunday as residents pleaded for a permanent police presence in their neighborhoods to stop the violence. Australian Defense Minister Brendan Nelson urged ...

Australia defends raids on E. Timor lawyer and whistleblower

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Attorney-General George Brandis said on Wednesday raids by Australia's domestic spy agency on the Canberra offices of a lawyer representing East Timor over Australian bugging claims were justified on grounds of national security.

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East Timor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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East Timor i / ˌ iː s t ˈ t iː m ɔr t i ˈ m ɔr ˈ l ɛ ʃ t eɪ /, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a country in Southeast Asia. It ...

East Timor travel guide - Wikitravel

Updated April. 16, 2014

Open source travel guide to East Timor, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free and reliable ...

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

Updated April. 17, 2014

East Timor declared itself independent from Portugal on 28 November 1975 and was invaded and occupied by Indonesian forces nine days later.

East Timor: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

Geography. East Timor is located in the eastern part of Timor, an island in the Indonesian archipelago that lies between the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean.