east timor

Chinese president meets Clinton


September 5th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) President Hu Jintao met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton here Wednesday and appreciated her efforts to push forward ties between the two countries. Hu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama congratulates former E. Timor military chief Ruak on election victory


April 24th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated former East Timor independence fighter José Maria Vasconcelos, who is better known as Taur Matan Ruak, for winning last week's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Saving world through cinema, Korean style


November 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) In the film "A Barefoot Dream", a failed Korean businessman trains a children's soccer team in strife- torn East Timor and helps the nation heal. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kamalesh Sharma reappointed Commonwealth secretary general (Lead)


October 30th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) Kamalesh Sharma, a former Indian diplomat, has been reappointed for another four-year term as secretary general of the Commonwealth.Sharma's name was proposed by India at the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

South Asia hand Burleigh takes charge of US mission


July 1st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Veteran diplomat and South Asia specialist A. Peter Burleigh Friday took charge as the charge d'affaires of the US mission in India."Ambassador Burleigh's substantial diplomatic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Japanese troops may train with Australian troops: Gillard


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, April 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday Japanese troops could be allowed to train in Australian defence units under a new vision for greater military co-operation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tania Zaetta’s charity ‘Peace For The Children’ under investigation


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta's charity Peace For The Children is under investigation.The confirmation that the Office of Fair Trading is investigating her charity comes just days after Zaetta, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani plane forced to land in Indonesia


March 8th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 54 passengers on board was forced to land in Indonesia for allegedly violating the country's airspace, media reports ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lusofonia Games organisers ask media to help spot graft


March 7th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) Learning a lesson from the multi-million rupee scams tumbling out before and after the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in New Delhi, the organisers of the 2013 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US-backed elite Indonesian forces target churchmen, civilians


December 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): A leading churchman in West Papua has called on President Obama to withdraw US cooperation with Indonesia's elite 'Kopassus' forces, after finding himself on a military 'enemies' list. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tamils want refugee centre in SE Asia to stop human smuggling


November 5th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 5 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora here has urged Canada and Australia, which are struggling to stop illegal refugees or so-called boat people from Sri Lanka, to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Taliban cannot be defeated militarily’


October 17th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) A top Australian combat soldier in Afghanistan has warned that the Taliban militants cannot be defeated by military means and called for a fundamental change in strategy, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Remnants Of Giant Dog-Sized Rats Unearthed In An East Timorese Cave


July 28th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Australian archaeologists have cataloged the remnants of primordial giant rats. These rats possessed the size of a small dog. These remnants were unearthed by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Remains Of Giant Dog Sized Rat Found In East Timor


July 28th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The archaeologists of Australia have unearthed the remains of the World's largest rat ever to have scurried on earth. The incredible discovery was made during ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Remains of 2,000 year-old monster rodent found


July 25th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) The remains of a giant rodent, believed to be the biggest among the species ever to have scurried on the earth nearly 2,000 years ago, have been found ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian named UN assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping


May 1st, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Atul Khare, a former Indian Foreign Service officer, as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. Khare, a former Secretary-General's Special Representative for Timor-Leste ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian spends $700k on world tour - returns with ‘world’s most boring pics’!


December 8th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): An Indian businessman is said to have spent nearly 700,000 dollars on a world tour, but failed to capture the beautiful locations on his camera.Kashi Samaddar, 55, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RIL betting on hydrocarbon asset acquisitions abroad


November 17th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Oil-to-retail business house Reliance Industries (RIL) Tuesday said it would continue acquiring hydrocarbon assets overseas to ensure better synergy between domestic and international operations. "Reliance continues to accrue oil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indonesia warns Australia over probe into journalists’ death


September 10th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 10 (DPA) Indonesia warned Thursday that the move by Australian police to open a war crimes investigation into the deaths of five journalists allegedly killed by Indonesian troops in East ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kamalesh Sharma elected chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast


August 25th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma has been appointed as the new chancellor of the Queen's University Belfast (QUB).Sharma succeeds Senator George J. Mitchell.Sharma has been the Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WHO calls for pictorial warnings on tobacco products


May 29th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday urged 12 Southeast Asian countries, including India, to focus on "tobacco health warnings" that combines text with pictures in order to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Australia hiding hundreds war criminals: Report


February 11th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 11 (ANI): A research has found that Australia could be giving shelter to hundreds of war criminals from conflict zones as diverse as East Timor and Afghanistan. According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama should not surrender to jehadi blackmail on Kashmir (Comment)


January 24th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may have overstated his case when he said that George W.Bush was loved in India. But there was a reason for the accolade. Bush was the only American ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

6.3-magnitude quake strikes off East Timor


September 16th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 16 (DPA) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Tuesday evening off East Timor, but there were no reports of injury or damage, Indonesian seismological officials said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Remote Australia edging towards ”failed state”


September 13th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 13 (ANI): A group of prominent Australians have warned that remote Australia has become a "failed state" fuelled by dysfunction and neglect that threatens the nation''s security, social cohesion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indonesia was behind East Timor atrocities


July 11th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Indonesian soldiers, police and civilian officials were involved in an "organised campaign of violence" that prompted Australian military intervention in East Timor in 1999, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jackie Chan urges fans to use martial arts skills for good causes


June 26th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Kung Fu expert Jackie Chan has urged his fans to use their martial arts skills for good causes.On his visit to East Timor as a goodwill ambassador ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz entertainers get no sex with troops warning


June 20th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 20 (ANI): Pop singer Amy Pearson has revealed that she has been warned not to have sex during her trip to East Timor.The 22-year-old singer is set to perform ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Loss of seat in UNHRC unfortunate, not a setback: Sri Lanka


May 22nd, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday termed the loss of its seat in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in New York as "unfortunate" but insisted it was not ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

East Timor rebel leader surrenders


April 29th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, April 29 (DPA) East Timor rebel leader Gastao Salsinha and 12 of his men formally surrendered to President Jose Ramos Horta Tuesday, raising hopes that a two-year insurrection by disgruntled former ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Quake jolts eastern Indonesia, East Timor


April 19th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, April 19 (DPA) An undersea earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck the eastern Indonesian islands close to East Timor Saturday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

East Timor shaken by undersea earthquake


April 19th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Jakarta, April 19 (ANI): East Timor was affected on Saturday by an undersea quake that reportedly measured 6.4 on the Richter scale. Reports reaching the Indonesian capital said several buildings in East ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Three East Timorese held for bid to kill president


April 18th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, April 18 (DPA) The Indonesian police have detained three members of East Timor's military suspected to have been involved in the assassination attempt on East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta in February. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US and North Korean envoys set for nuclear talks in Singapore


April 7th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 7 (DPA) US and North Korean negotiators were set to meet Tuesday in Singapore, raising hopes of progress in stalled nuclear talks with even the venue seen as a positive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

80 more Asian election observers arrive in Nepal


April 3rd, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kathmandu, April 3 (Xinhua) A total of 80 election observers from the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) arrived in the Nepali capital Kathmandu Thursday, nepalnews.com reported. The group of observers, led ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe