East Timor


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a former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976

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The exact split will depend on the so-called development concept, according to the treaty signed by the Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and East Timor Deputy Minister for the Delimitation of Borders Agio Pereira.
secretary of state to visit East Timor, as Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao (http://www.
The United Nations has about 1,300 police personnel and military liaison and staff officers in East Timor under a U.
One such case was the response to the situation in East Timor during Indonesian military occupation from 1975 to 1999.
Various chapters make reference to the other political divide that has fed into political troubles and violence in East Timor recently, namely the split between east and west, which played up into a dust within and between the western-dominated police and the eastern-dominated army.
East Timor is a Connecticut-sized, half-island nation near the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago.
Now we have to ask the very real question of whether or not we went to East Timor to secure oil assets that aren't ours.
The fifteen-year-old boundary--drawn up long before East Timor was a country--gives the bulk of the seabed to Australia.
The Timor Sea dispute is driven by conflicting claims around where a maritime boundary should be placed between Australia and East Timor.
By coincidence, just as East Timor was exploding in controversy, the president was heading to nearby Auckland, New Zealand, where he would be the leading presence at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, a relatively new forum launched by George H.
The charges carry a maximum penalty of 25 years' imprisonment under East Timorese law, but thus far Indonesia has not sent any of its nationals to East Timor to face trials in such cases.
The people of East Timor, whose capital and largest city is Dili, had waited more than 400 years for independence.
East Timor became the 184th member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, the two institutions announced Tuesday.
The family of nations gained its newest member shortly after midnight Monday when East Timor celebrated its independence after 400 years of Portuguese rule, 24 years of brutal occupation by Indonesia and 2 1/2 years of peacekeeping oversight by the United Nations.
ENI)--As East Timor prepares to become independent this spring, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta - the territory's foreign affairs minister - has paid tribute to the role of international solidarity in achieving sovereignty.
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