Example sentences for: dili

How can you use “dili” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But, the coverage notes, despite what the WP calls a "scorched earth" situation in Dili, the U.S. is not ready to send in troops.

  • The Sydney Morning Herald also prominently reported the murder, allegedly by Indonesian soldiers, of 30-year-old Dutch journalist Sander Thoenes, who was the correspondent in Jakarta for the Financial Times of London and the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland and who also wrote occasionally for the Christian Science Monitor . He was riding on the back of a motorcycle through the deserted Dili suburb of Becora when, according to his driver, who survived, six men in Indonesian army uniforms opened fire.

  • Still reporting from Dili, the SMH 's Murdoch said that East Timor might face a new wave of violence because of the collapse of Indonesia's military command structure.

  • The NYT and LAT both note that several top Indonesian government and military officials flew to Dili and made promises to restore order but did not venture beyond the airport.

  • In London, the Times ran a front-page eyewitness piece by Marie Colvin from inside the U.N. compound in Dili about the desperation of the East Timorese who know they are about to be abandoned.


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