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1) Update on Solidamor attack in Jakarta 29/05/00 (TAPOL) LONDON - The Solidamor chair, Coki Naipospos sustained injuries all over his body and suffered wounds on his wrist and forehead. When the attack started, he grabbed hold of a laptop to shield his face from being beaten with sticks and stones.

2) Gusmao condemns attack on Solidamor 29/05/00 (Lusa) DILI - East Timorese independence leader Xanana Gusmao Friday condemned the ransacking of an East Timor support organization in Jakarta as a "brutal and cowardly act" which ran against efforts to normalize relations between Indonesia and its former occupied territory.

3) Agreement on Indonesia - East Timor border 29/05/00 (TEMPO Interaktif) DENPASAR - The two-hour meeting between the United Nation Peacekeeping Force (UNPKF) and the Indonesian Military (TNI) at the Udayana Military Command in Bali on Friday, May 26, ended in various agreements regarding the Indonesia - East Timor border.

4) U.S. excluding Indon army from resumed military aid 29/05/00 (Jakarta Post) JAKARTA - Minister of Defense Juwono Sudarsono confirmed on Friday the United States did not include the Army in the gradual normalization of military ties with Indonesia because of a lot of "unfinished business".

5) Indonesia negotiates with UN over its East Timor assets 29/05/00 (Detikcom) YOGYAKARTA - Indonesian and the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) have agreed to cooperate to finalize the issue of Indonesian assets in East Timor left behind after the 1999 poll.

6) Indonesian ministers call for Australia to make first move 29/05/00 (Asia Pulse) JAKARTA - Vice President Megawati Sukarnoputri and Foreign Affairs Minister Alwi Shihab now are reportedly openly suggesting that Australian Prime Minister John Howard travel to Indonesia before Wahid goes to Australia.

7) Olympics: East Timor athletes can compete as individuals 29/05/00 (Reuters) RIO DE JANEIRO - A handful of athletes from East Timor will be allowed to compete as individuals in the Sydney Olympics but without national colours or anthems, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board ruled on Friday.

8) Defence push to get Indonesian forces onside 29/05/00 (Sydney Morning Herald) CANBERRA - The Defence Department will pressure the Federal Government to rebuild military links with Jakarta now political ties are warming, despite the role of Indonesian troops in East Timor atrocities.


10) Security Council briefing on East Timor May 25 29/05/00 (UN Security Council) NEW YORK - The Security Council met this afternoon to hear an open briefing on the situation in East Timor.

11) Humanitarian Pillar Situation Report 24 - 26 May 29/05/00 (UNTAET) DILI - General: The Hevi-Lift B206 helicopter, which was working alongside the PKF Chilean Puma helicopter to assist the victims of the recent floods in West Timor, rescued one West Timorese male on 24 May in the flooded river abounding the village of Hatimuk.

12) OCHA: Floods Situation Report 29/05/00 (OCHA) The following is an updated summary provided by the UNHCR/OCHA on 25 May. This will be the last of the daily updates on the floods in West Timor.

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