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an island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago

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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.
This is as a result of a trial service delivered by Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in the country.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1272 created the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) in August 1999 to build new institutions and obliged it to ensure that "those [persons] responsible for such violence be brought to justice" and "bear individual responsibility" for their past crimes.
secretary of state to visit East Timor, as Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao (http://www.
We heard that East Timor will submit its application this year and it's symbolically very important under Indonesia's chairmanship,'' Natalegawa told reporters on the sidelines of a two-day informal meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers in the village of Medana on the Indonesian resort island of Lombok.
One such case was the response to the situation in East Timor during Indonesian military occupation from 1975 to 1999.
But Woodside has said that building the LNG plant in East Timor would require constructing a 184 km pipeline that would have to cross a 3 km deep trench, which Woodside said was too risky and expensive.
Famous for its sandalwood, Timor was initially colonised by the Portuguese during the 16th century.
But when the topic of conversation turns to justice and reconciliation for the new nation of East Timor, the Filipino missionary's smile breaks into a frown and his brow wrinkles.
The Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea (CMATS), signed with East Timor (now known as Timor-Leste), provisionally resolves a bitter maritime boundary dispute between the two nations.
But a tug of war over riches lying at the bottom of the Timor Sea that divides the two countries has quickly changed the tone of the relationship.
Peter Dowling, the Christian Brother provincial for Victoria and Tasmania, has written to Prime Minister John Howard seeking a change in Australia's claim over oil and gas resources in the Timor Sea.
Former capital of Portuguese Timor and of Indonesia's twenty-seventh province, post-independence Dili is a town riven by segregation.
At the stroke of midnight on May 20, fire works lit up the skies over East Timor.
East Timor became the 184th member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, the two institutions announced Tuesday.