East Timor

Two Bali escaped inmates captured in East Timor

They had escaped from Kerobokan prison on Monday along with with two other inmates, Australian Shaun Edward Davidson and Malaysian Tee Kok King.

 

Jun 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Australia, Indonesia in damage control after military spat

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he looked forward to the matter being resolved "as soon as possible".

Jan 05, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
China upset as Dalai Lama meets President Pranab Mukherjee

China upset as Dalai Lama meets President Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee hosted the Dalai Lama and other Nobel Peace laureates at a conference on children`s rights at the presidential palace.

Dec 16, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

Archaeologists find dog sized rat

Researchers are now trying to work out exactly what caused the rats to die out.

Nov 08, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

An Indonesian man was jailed for 30 months on Tuesday for attempting to fix a soccer match at the recent Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:07 PM IST
Asian heavyweights kick off Road to Russia

Asian heavyweights kick off Road to Russia

Asia`s heavyweight nations kick off their World Cup campaigns in some unusual places over the next six days, with a qualification revamp putting the continent`s minnows in line for some painful thrashings.

Jun 10, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Australia `disappointed` as East Timor resumes fight in UN court

Australia expressed disappointment Friday that East Timor will resume a legal battle in the UN`s highest court over a controversial oil and gas treaty between the two countries, and vowed to "strongly defend" its case.

Jun 05, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

SEA Games rocked by match-fixing scandal

 The Southeast Asian (SEA) Games was rocked by a match-fixing scandal on Monday when East Timor`s under-23 team manager was suspended from football over alleged bribery and corruption.

Jun 01, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

Australia backs down in East Timor row after UN court fight

Australia has agreed to return to East Timor sensitive documents related to a controversial oil and gas treaty between the two countries which were seized by Canberra, following a battle at the UN`s top court, Dili said. 

May 04, 2015, 10:30 AM IST
Bhutan and Nepal kick off qualifying hike to Russia 2018

Bhutan and Nepal kick off qualifying hike to Russia 2018

The long road to Russia 2018 kicks off in the outposts of Asia on Thursday with the world`s worst international team, Bhutan, making their World Cup qualifying debut and eyeing a first win of any s

Mar 11, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

American tourist leaves East Timor after six-month ordeal

 

Dili: An American tourist has returned to the United States after six months trapped in East Timor over the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing.

Mar 05, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Independence hero Gusmao to remain in East Timor government

 Independence hero Xanana Gusmao will remain in East Timor`s new government as a minister after stepping down as premier, the government said Wednesday, as he seeks to ensure a smooth transition for the new administration.

Feb 11, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Opposition figure to be PM in East Timor unity government

 An opposition politician is set to become East Timor`s new prime minister after the resignation of independence hero Xanana Gusmao, it was announced Tuesday, as the country seeks to form a national unity government.

Feb 10, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao resigns: Government

East Timor`s prime minister and independence hero Xanana Gusmao has resigned, the government said on Friday, but a successor has yet to be chosen.

Feb 06, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

US cheers release of American in E Timor drugs case

 The United States welcomed Thursday the release of an American woman held in East Timor jail for nearly two months after drugs were discovered in a taxi she was sharing.  

Dec 26, 2014, 01:42 AM IST

US woman held in East Timor in drugs case

An American woman is being held in East Timor after her arrest two months ago following the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing, her lawyer said Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2014, 12:26 PM IST
Bhutan, Maldives, East Timor eye maiden Asian Games medals

Bhutan, Maldives, East Timor eye maiden Asian Games medals

 Three countries at the 17th Asian Games are tuning up and hoping for their first podium finish at the continent's largest sports event, scheduled to open here Friday.

Sep 17, 2014, 11:47 AM IST

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes off East Timor: USGS

An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck off East Timor on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Aug 06, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Lusofonia Games set to begin from Saturday

Goa is all set to host the 10-day long Lusofonia Games from Saturday, which would be held across six stadiums, until January 29.

Jan 17, 2014, 20:44 PM IST