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East Timor

Love and revolution in East Timor

For a documentary maker, there can be few things more exciting than having a potential subject offer up a cache of original footage.

Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 4:14pm

UN ends its East Timor peacekeeping mission after 13 years

The UN ended its peacekeeping mission in East Timor yesterday after 13 years in Asia's youngest nation following a bloody transition to independence - leaving behind a country facing the task of tackling rampant poverty.

1 Jan 2013 - 6:22am

East Timor bids farewell to peacekeepers after 13 years

The UN ends its peacekeeping mission in East Timor on Monday after 13 years of boots on the ground in Asia’s youngest nation following a bloody transition to independence.

31 Dec 2012 - 9:40am

Talking points

HK children rate the government

31 Dec 2012 - 3:23am

Australian police officers leave East Timor as peacekeeping mission ends

Australia withdrew its last remaining police officers from East Timor yesterday as international forces wind up a 13-year presence in Asia's youngest nation, where thousands have died in political turmoil.

16 Dec 2012 - 4:37am

Portugal's UN police leave East Timor

Portugal withdrew most of its police officers from East Timor yesterday as international forces wind up a 13-year mission in Asia's youngest nation, where thousands have died in political bloodshed.

25 Nov 2012 - 3:12am

Portugal pulls bulk of police from East Timor

Portugal withdrew the bulk of its police officers from East Timor on Saturday as international forces wind up a 13-year mission in Asia’s youngest nation, where thousands have died in political bloodshed.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:38pm

Talking Points

Borders closed to apples and bananas

1 Nov 2012 - 3:22am

UN hands full police powers to E. Timor

United Nations peacekeepers in East Timor on Wednesday handed full responsibility for policing to Asia’s youngest nation, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao announced.

The National Police of East Timor “are assuming full responsibility for maintaining law and order”, he said in a statement.

31 Oct 2012 - 4:01pm

Briefs, October 24, 2012

Cambodia deports factory manager

24 Oct 2012 - 2:39am

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