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Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quake

2015-07-28 13:47

A powerful earthquake has rocked a remote eastern Indonesia, killing a teenage boy who fell into a river as he fished and damaging several buildings.

3 Indonesian airports closed due to volcanoes

2015-07-16 15:53

At least 3 Indonesian airports are closed due to eruptions of the Raung and Gamalama volcanoes.

Police say low-explosive bomb caused blast at Indonesia mall

2015-07-10 20:05

Indonesian police say a low-explosive homemade bomb caused a blast at a shopping mall southwest of the capital.

Thousands stranded as Indonesian volcano closes airports

2015-07-10 08:20

Ash drifting from an Indonesian volcano has closed five airports, including the one on the holiday island of Bali, causing about 250 flights to be cancelled and stranding thousands of holidaymakers.

Indonesia arrests man selling eagles on Facebook

2015-07-08 10:34

Indonesian police posing as wildlife buyers have arrested a suspected trafficker for selling protected eagles on Facebook, an official says.

2 sisters, locked in an embrace, are among Indonesian plane victims

2015-07-01 11:33

Among the 122 people aboard Indonesia's C-130 military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood are two sisters, their bodies locked in an embrace.

141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

2015-07-01 05:30

The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in Medan, Indonesia has jumped to more than 140, with the list of victims growing from the surrounding neighbourhood where the plane went down.

113 people were on board crashed Indonesian plane

2015-06-30 14:30

A Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a northern residential area two minutes after takeoff on Tuesday was carrying 113 people, an air force spokesperson says.

20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames

2015-06-30 10:11

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.

Drilling caused Indonesia mud volcano - study

2015-06-29 20:59

Geologists have reignited the debate about whether to blame nature or humans for the devastating eruption nine years ago of an Indonesian mud volcano.

 

Strong 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

2015-07-28 08:00

A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck the far eastern Indonesian province of Papua, US geologists say, although tsunami monitors say there was no threat of dangerous waves.

Indonesia jails orangutan trader caught with baby ape

2015-07-13 16:47

An Indonesian orangutan trader has been jailed for two years after he was caught trying to sell a baby ape from a backpack, a rare conviction for wildlife crime in the country.

5 killed after cosmetic factory explosion in Indonesia

2015-07-10 16:59

Five people have been killed and nearly 50 injured in a huge fire in a cosmetics factory outside the Indonesian capital Jakarta, police say.

2 Indonesian pilots being radicalised by ISIS - leaked document

2015-07-09 11:23

Australian authorities believe two Indonesian pilots may pose a security threat after being radicalised by ISIS, a leaked intelligence document obtained by an investigative website shows.

Indonesian plane crash: Engine blamed

2015-07-02 19:00

An engine malfunction is likely the cause of the crash of an Indonesian military plane in Medan city, the Air Force says. .

Indonesia crash: Bodies brought out of hospital

2015-07-01 10:29

Several rows of wooden coffins are lying outside the hospital in Medan, Indonesia’s largest city, where remains of victims of the C-130 Hercules plane crash are being brought in ambulances.

Indonesian air marshal: It looks like there are no survivors

2015-06-30 16:16

At least 55 people have been killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board.

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An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

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Indonesian military aircraft crashes, burst into flames

2015-06-30 09:16

An Indonesian military aircraft has crashed into a residential area and burst into flames moments after take-off in North Sumatra province, the military says.

French convict will not be executed during Ramadan

2015-06-22 15:43

A French national who lost his last-ditch appeal against the death sentence will not be executed during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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