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  1. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    East Timor bids farewell to peacekeepers after 13 years

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 09:31am by Agence France-Presse in Dili

    ... starvation or disease. It oversaw East Timor until 2002, when an independent government took over. UN peacekeepers streamed in again in 2006, when a mass desertion among the armed forces prompted ...

  2. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    Australian police officers leave East Timor as peacekeeping mission ends

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The vote ended Indonesia's occupation, under which an estimated 183,000 people - then a quarter of the population - died from fighting, disease and starvation. The only major violence ...

  3. News - Asia

    Portugal's UN police leave East Timor

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by the UN after Indonesia announced it would end a brutal 24-year occupation in which about 183,000 people, a quarter of the population, died from fighting, disease and starvation. East Timor ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    Portugal pulls bulk of police from East Timor

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 03:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Dili

    ... people, or a quarter of the population, died from fighting, disease and starvation. The nation conducted peaceful presidential and parliamentary elections this year, and UN peacekeepers last month ...

  5. Asia must play role in East Timor's future

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Indonesia invaded in 1975 on the pretext of defeating communism after colonial power Portugal abandoned the territory and the world stood by, even through the deaths from murder and starvation ...

  6. A reluctant leader dons the mantle of elder statesman

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... It was a brutal and lopsided conflict that went mostly unseen by the outside world. Perhaps as many as 200,000 died of war, starvation and forced labour, representing about a quarter of the population. ...



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