Prime Minister of East Timor Xanana Gusmao, right, wearing a ...
Feb 19th, 2012
(AP) - Prime Minister of East Timor Xanana Gusmao, right, wearing a green WWll commando beret embraces a veteran during a visit to the New South Wales War Memorial in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, Pool) -
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