DILI: National Police have called on political party leaders to instill peace amongst their supporters and not block roads during supporter rallies, saying people had a right to not be disturbed during the up-coming parliamentary election campaign.
DILI – Police and military officers will be going door to door searching for illegal weapons in a crackdown on gang violence targeting Dili.
DILI: One house was burnt to the ground and 13 houses were damaged when youth clashed in Kampung Toti on Tuesday night, amid growing frustration over alleged police targeting.
DILI: The owner of a Dili restaurant has fatally poisoned a staff member to cover-up an alleged salary dispute, the Timor-Leste National Police (PNTL) has said.
DILI: Timor-Leste’s convicted former Finance Minister Emilia Pires has not received a pension nor likely to, Heldor Lopez the Vice-Minister of Finance said Monday.
DILI: Navy officers have joined in the search for a missing student suspected to be carried away by floodwater in Ossu, Viqueque on Sunday.
DILI: A student remains missing in Viqueque after a rescue mission was mounted Sunday to find two students suspected drowned in floodwater.
DILI: Timor-Leste’s roads are increasingly becoming a dangerous place to be, with accidents spiking across the half island nation in the past three months, according to a report by national police.
DILI: The head of Timor-Leste’s defense force has condemned the capacity of nation’s leaders, saying their failure to control growing conflict between political party supporters is fueling electoral tension and nation-wide instability.
DILI: Timor-Leste’s national police have seized 199 motorbikes driven as part of a convey of supporters from Liquicia to Diliof FRETELIN’s presidential candidate Francisco Guterres ‘Lu-Olo’ on Sunday.