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East Timor lures tourists with historic independence sites

East Timor's struggle against Indonesian occupation may soon become a tidy earner.

East Timor president wounded in rebel attack

Rebel soldiers shot East Timor President and Nobel laureate Jose Ramos-Horta in the stomach at his home in Dili on Monday, while Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao escaped injury in another attack, officials said. Ramos-Horta was in a stable condition following the assassination attempt.

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