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East Timor leaders eye media curbs
Draft law would restrict who can be a journalist and punish ethical transgressions.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2013 11:52 GMT
Polls close in East Timor elections
Voting ends in parliamentary elections pitting PM's governing party against Front for Independent East Timor.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 12:01 GMT
Riots after Gusmao named E Timor PM
Fretilin supporters take to streets in protest but UN says situation under control.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2007 06:52 GMT
East Timor hit squad trial delayed
Postponement pushes former interior ministers trial to 2007
Last updated: 30 Nov 2006 06:26 GMT
East Timor hit squad trial to open
Former interior minister claims he was acting on orders of then prime minister.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2006 02:17 GMT
E Timor: UN calls for Alkatiri inquiry
A United Nations report has recommended Mari Alkatiri, East Timor's former prime minister, face a criminal investigation over violence in the country year that led to the deaths of dozens of people and 150,000 fleeing their homes.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2006 16:47 GMT
East Timor march raises security fears
Hundreds of supporters of Mari Alkatiri, East Timor's former prime minister, have marched to the capital, creating fears of further violence in the country.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2006 08:22 GMT
Violence flares in E Timor
Gangs of young men hurled rocks at a camp housing refugees and torched houses in
's capital on Wednesday.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2006 05:21 GMT
East Timor prime minister resigns
Mari Alkatiri, the prime minister of East Timor, has resigned his post after weeks of pressure to step down, in a move expected to ease tensions in the impoverished nation.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2006 04:39 GMT
East Timor PM keeps position
East Timor's ruling party has decided to keep Mari Alkatiri as prime minister despite calls by Xanamo Gusmao, the president, for him to step down.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2006 12:27 GMT
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