Daniel Flitton Julia Gillard's plan to turn East Timor into a regional hub to process refugee claims has been boosted after the government in Dili identified a possible site in the country's south to house asylum...
Lindsay Murdoch Jose Belo was shackled, hung upside down, electrocuted, beaten, burnt and jailed for three years in the mid-1990s because of his resistance to Indonesia’s brutal occupation of East Timor.
Dili, East Timor About 100 protesters in Dili throw rocks at the Australian embassy, with police responding with tear gas as spying row intensifies.
Michael Bachelard East Timor’s resistance leader turned Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmao, has announced he will retire as leader of the tiny republic some time this year.
Michael Bachelard Three weeks ago some of the world's unluckiest people were given one more reason to curse their fate.
Lindsay Murdoch On the eve of his departure from office, East Timor's President talks to Lindsay Murdoch about the future of his fledgling nation.
Lindsay Murdoch, Dili East Timor has made a new plea for Indonesia to return the remains of Timorese national hero Nicolau Lobato on the eve of the country's 10th anniversary of independence.
Lindsay Murdoch, Dili The East Timorese political party headed by Prime Minister and former guerilla leader Xanana Gusmao has been accused of corruptly raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in political donations, as...
Michael Bachelard "If I've got $600 million a year ... you'll partake in it," Olgario de Castro reassures his mates, his voice caught by a secret recorder as coffee cups clink in the background.
Dili East Timor is about to face a crucial test of its fragile democracy in parliamentary elections.
Michael Bachelard and Mouzinho Lopes East Timor's sometimes fractious politicians are discussing the extraordinary possibility of forming a government of national unity, in which all the parliamentary parties would govern together.
Michael Bachelard and Mouzinho Lopes East Timor's politicians consider forming a combined-government of national unity.
Michael Bachelard Violence erupted in East Timor late last night, apparently prompted by political party Fretilin being excluded from a role in the new governing coalition.
Michael Bachelard VIOLENCE has erupted in East Timor, apparently prompted by political party Fretilin being excluded from a role in the new governing coalition.
Joyce Morgan, Dili East Timor's president calls for calm after night of violence in the capital leaves one man dead.
Lindsay Murdoch First time in almost 500 years the small half-island nation stands alone in the world.
Lindsay Murdoch, South-east Asia Correspondent, Dili Six-year intervention helped secure stability in the fledgling South-east Asian nation.
Lindsay Murdoch THE Timorese-born Australian woman acquitted last year of conspiring to murder East Timor's President, Jose Ramos-Horta, plans to stand for his job next year.
Lindsay Murdoch DARWIN: East Timor's Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmao, has told staff of the United Nations mission in his country that they should pack up and offer their services to countries like Iraq, Afghanistan...
Philip Dorling China recently tried to establish a spy base in East Timor, according to leaked US diplomatic cables.