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Security Council deplores attempted assassination of Timorese leader

The Security Council today joined Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in condemning the attempt to assassinate Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta during an attack on his residence in the fledgling Asian country’s capital, Dili, this morning.

UN transfers more authority to national police in Timor-Leste

United Nations Police in Timor-Leste today transferred authority to their national counterparts at three police posts in the capital, Dili.

Timor-Leste: UN police assist in crackdown on drugs, human trafficking

United Nations police are not only helping to restore security in Timor-Leste, where 37 people were killed and 155,000 others, 15 per cent of the population, displaced nearly two years ago, they are also cracking down on illegal immigration, the sale of drugs and possible human trafficking.