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After East Timor vote, little peace

Under increasing international pressure to provide better security, Indonesia may consider allowing armed UN troops into East Timor. At least three people were killed Wednesday near UN headquarters in Dili,the provincial capital, as pro-independence and pro-Indonesia forces clashed again after Monday's historic UN-sponsored vote on whether the half-island will separate from the archipelago nation.

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