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How my murdered friend became my story
Step Vaessen moved to idyllic Indonesia in 1997, where two years later she lost a close friend in a brutal massacre.
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Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 10:04 GMT
West Papuan human rights tragedy mocked by new Australian PM
Tony Abbott's attack is the latest episode in a long tradition of Australian complicity in Indonesian state terror.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 14:43 GMT
Profile: Taur Matan Ruak
East Timor's ex-defence chief, who spent much of his life fighting for nation's independence, set to become president.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 17:20 GMT
More feared dead in Indonesia ship sinking
Eight dead and up to 20 missing after boat carrying migrants from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan sank off Java's coast.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 11:51 GMT
UN: Child mortality rate falling
A UN report says fewer children in sub-Saharan Africa are dying under the age of five than a decade earlier.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2011 22:06 GMT
Copycat WikiLeaks sites make waves
Spin-off whistleblower sites emerge in weeks after WikiLeaks publishes leaked US diplomatic cables.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 03:25 GMT
Australia receives oil spill report
Officials say report into Timor Sea leak will stay secret pending "legal constraints".
Last updated: 18 Jun 2010 05:52 GMT
East Timor's colonial legacy
Tiny nation paid heavy price for hard-won independence.
Last updated: 20 May 2010 05:20 GMT
East Timor demands rebels give up
President says rebels who tried to kill him may have had Indonesian help.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2008 23:23 GMT
E Timor declares state of emergency
Government announces curfew a day after president is wounded in rebel attack.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2008 05:52 GMT
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