AJ IMPACT

Jose Ramos-Horta: East Timor will survive as oil ends

Former PM and president says astute resource management will benefit tiny Southeast Asian nation.

Jose Ramos-Horta: East Timor will survive as oil ends

Poverty

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Scavengers as young as eight years old eke out a living in unimaginable conditions at the Tibar landfill near Dili.

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Asia Pacific

East Timor set to swear in Mari Alkatiri as PM

New leader to face pressure to boost revenue in Asia's youngest democracy where unemployment and poverty remain high.

East Timor set to swear in Mari Alkatiri as PM

Indonesia

Indonesia's president replaces chief security minister

Wiranto, implicated by UN in atrocities in East Timor during occupation and 1999 separation, to oversee five ministries.

Wiranto named Indonesia's top security minister

Poverty & Development

Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

Next generation takes the reins of development to move troubled tropical paradise away from its bloody past.

Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

Asia Pacific

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao offers resignation

President Taur Matan Ruak must decide whether to accept letter of resignation from popular independence leader.

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao offers resignation

AJ IMPACT

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

South Asian island nation sets ambitious target of 2.5 million arrivals by 2016 but infrastructure a major concern.

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

Opinion

Will Armenia and Azerbaijan reach a negotiated solution?

Fighting in Ukraine, and Russia-West rivalries complicate a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabkh confli

Vartan Oskanian

by Vartan Oskanian

Vartan Oskanian

Opinion

'Victory is for all Indonesia'

Jokowi Widodo's victory in the presidential elections bodes well for Indonesia's democratic future.

Zarina Banu

by Zarina Banu

Zarina Banu

Arts & Culture

Egypt defends judicial system

Deputy UN ambassador defends judiciary in face of international outrage over sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists.

Opinion

Post-Soviet referenda: The dream of idealists

Can the international community apply a blanket policy supporting the territorial integrity of all states?

Vartan Oskanian

by Vartan Oskanian

Vartan Oskanian

Science & Technology

The 9/11 decade: global reflections

People around the world reflect on the effects of the September 11, 2001, attacks in interviews with Al Jazeera.

The 9/11 decade: global reflections

Opinion

Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 2

Is it fair for the US to expect unconditional obedience from Russia against its own national interests?

Sergei Khrushchev

by Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev

Opinion

Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1

In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.

Sergei Khrushchev

by Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev

Opinion

What do Israel and Australia have in common?

Australia's crimes during its colonial history resemble those of Israel.

Vacy Vlazna

by Vacy Vlazna

Vacy Vlazna