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20/05/2002 East Timor becomes an independent nation

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East Timor - Independence and moving Forward

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East Timor, May 2002 -- Raising the flag and national anthem

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East Timor: 12 Years on from Independence | Journal

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INDONESIA: PROTEST AGAINST EAST TIMOR INDEPENDENCE

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The Bloody Price of East Timor's Independence

East Timor is a country in Southeast Asia, officially known as Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The country comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor and the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco. East Timor was internationally recognized as an independent nation after following a United Nations-administered transition period.
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    • Essentials 

    • Pre-colonial history 

    • Portuguese rule 

    • Decolonisation, coup, and independence 

    • Indonesian invasion and annexation 

    • Towards independence 

    • The independent republic