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Indonesian General Accused of Kidnapping Is Named Defense Minister
Prabowo Subianto, a former general who was discharged from the military for breaking the law, violating human rights and disobeying orders, will oversee Indonesia’s defense policy.
Indonesia Has a Papua Problem
A racial slur. Riots. And the real character of a popular president revealed.
The Revered Crocodiles of This Island Nation Have Suddenly Started Killing People
Two scientists traveled to East Timor to help solve a national murder mystery. The culprits, they say, might be migrants from Australia with a taste for blood.
Tourists Could Be East Timor’s Lifeline. But Will They Ruin Its Reefs?
The young country’s amazing marine life has created hope that visitors could uplift its urgently poor economy. But preservation concerns remain.
East Timor Is Expelled From Asian Cup for Fielding Ineligible Brazilians
An investigation by the Asian Football Confederation found that officials of the East Timor soccer federation had falsified birth certificates to register the players.
East Timor Is Accused of Using Ineligible Players for Its Soccer Team
The impoverished Asian country of 1.2 million naturalized over a dozen Brazilians in 2015 in an effort to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
We Have a Win-a-Trip Winner!
Must be something in the Notre Dame water! For the second time, a Notre Dame student has won my annual win-a-trip contest.
Palestinians Protest East Timor’s Use of Brazilian Players
The Palestinian soccer federation requested that FIFA investigate the eligibility of seven Brazilian-born players fielded in a World Cup qualifying match.
East Timor Fields Seven Ex-Brazilians in Tie With Palestine
A soccer team filled with naturalized players suffers a setback in World Cup qualifying.
Success Is No Longer Foreign to East Timor, but the Players Are
East Timor advanced to the second round of World Cup qualifying for the first time, but fans are raising questions about how the team was put together.
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