Written by: Jeffery Brown East Timor (Timor-Leste) is a country that has, in the past century, been through a ton of conflict, heartache, and wars. During World War II the Japanese killed over 60,000 people on this very small island. For three hundred years they were under Portuguese control, and when they finally gained their...
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Written By: Jens Looney Myanmar – officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, also known as Burma – is located in Southeast Asia, and is┬ábordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. The country has been in a perpetual state of civil war, for┬ámost of its independent years, since its establishment in 1948. Slave...
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Written by: Micaela Cooper Christmas Island is a tiny island three-quarters the size of Washington D.C. It is located in the Indian Ocean south of Indonesia and North West of Australia. Although it was first discovered on Christmas Day, 1643, the island was not inhabited until much later. The first inhabitants were imported to mine...
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