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East Timor, one of the world's youngest nations descended into chaos as rival gangs took over the capitol city of Dili torching homes, battling with each other for control in a effort to oust the Prime Minister. Australian peacekeepers took control but in the process hundreds of homes were destroyed. East Timor remains in a fragile state of peace with a struggling economy. Australian peacekeeping soldiers walk through the smoke while an entire block of homes burn June 5, 2006 in Dili, East Timor.


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