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Wednesday, May 24. 2006, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

East Timor's Foreign Minister José Ramos-Horta officially requests military assistance from the governments of Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Portugal.
Disgruntled former soldiers and government troops clash in East Timor, leading to at least two deaths in Dili. Australians evacuate as violence escalates. //edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/timor.tension.ap/ (CNN), //dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story/0,20281,19241482-5001028,00.html (Daily Telegraph) As requested by the East Timor government, at least four countries, Australia, New Zealand, Portugal and Malaysia, are sending in troops in an effort to maintain order. //edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/05/24/timor.tension/ (CNN)
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