INDEPENDENT NEWS

TIMOR TODAY 16 AUGUST 2000

Published: Wed 16 Aug 2000 12:15 AM
TIMOR TODAY 16 AUGUST 2000
For full text see… http://www.easttimor.com/
NEWS
1) Can Indonesian President control his army? 16/08/00 (Asian Wall Street Journal) JAKARTA - That's a question nagging about 2,500 United Nations peacekeepers in East Timor as they brace for some serious trouble from heavily armed militia groups
2) Australia offers funds to help close West Timor camps 16/08/00 (Reuters) CANBERRA - Australia offered financial aid to Indonesia on Tuesday to help close refugee camps near the West Timor border around which militias responsible for killing two United Nations peacekeepers in East Timor operate.
3) IOM repatriates 144 E Timorese refugees from Kupang 16/08/00 (AFP) JAKARTA - The International Organization for Migration on Tuesday repatriated 144 East Timor refugees by sea from the capital of Indonesian-controlled West Timor, an IOM official said.
4) Olympics hold no fears for Timorese survivors 16/08/00 (AFP) DARWIN - East Timorese boxer Cesar Pinto is unlikely to be frightened by anybody he might meet in the ring during the Olympic Games.
5) Timor mission successful thanks to lawyers 16/08/00 (AAP) CANBERRA - Australia's mission to East Timor was spearheaded by soldiers with guns but not far behind came lawyers in uniforms.
---------------------------------------- Timor Today Funding! https://timoraid.securewebsites.com/etisc_donation_page/donate.htm In order to keep this highly successful service going until we find a new grant, we appeal to all readers to contribute by making a donation.
<+><+><+><+><+><+><+><+><+>
Subscribe Join the list via email simply by sending a BLANK email to: timtoday-subscribe@topica.com
Unsubscribe You can also unsubscribe from the list via email simply by sending a BLANK email to: timtoday-unsubscribe@topica.com
--- Sponsor's Message --------------------------------------
TOO MUCH DEBT? Let this nonprofit help you lower your credit card interest charges and consolidate your payments without a loan. If you have $5000 in credit card debt, click here. http://click.topica.com/aaaav5ausWsNauubHDc/Edebt
------------------------------------------------------------

Next in World

Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal
By: Gordon Campbell
On the Iran aftermath
By: Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the recent upheavals inside Iran
By: Gordon Campbell
World screams out for action but climate summit whispers
By: Oxfam
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
By: UN News
“Iran Must Begin Acting Like A Normal Nation,” Says Trump
By: Caitlin Johnstone
So The US Is Invading Iraq Again
By: Caitlin Johnstone
Full-Scale War Avoided, Trump Right Back To Warmongering
By: Caitlin Johnstone
“We Do Not Seek War,” Says President Who Just Started A War
By: Caitlin Johnstone
US Assassination Of Iranian Military Official May Ignite War
By: Caitlin Johnstone
US Empire’s Passion For Iraqi Democracy Magically Disappears
By: Caitlin Johnstone
Soleimani’s Successor Is Failing
By: Eric Zuesse
How Iran Can Checkmate Trump
By: Eric Zuesse
The USA’s System of Checks, Balances and Reality Crumbles
By: John Stanton
World Leaders Call on US To Resume Diplomacy With Iran
By: Julia Conley
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media