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Crew recount terror of tsunami that dumped ferry in village

Oct 5, 2018

The captain and crew sailing an Indonesian ferry to its new owners got the task done and then some

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The Latest: Death toll tops 1,500

Oct 4, 2018

Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck central Sulawesi island a week ago has surged past 1,500.

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Rescuers detect possible sign of life under quake-hit hotel

Oct 4, 2018

A French rescue team says it has detected a possible sign of life under the rubble of a hotel in Indonesia's central Sulawesi, nearly a week after it was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami

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Australia sends 50 medical professionals and $3.6M in aid

Oct 2, 2018

Australia's government says it will send more than 50 medical professionals to Indonesia to help with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and tsunami as part of a 5 million Australian dollar ($3.6 million) aid package

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Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

Oct 1, 2018

An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase

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Rare Sumatran tiger caught in animal trap dies

Sep 27, 2018

Authorities say a critically endangered Sumatran tiger pregnant with two cubs was found dead in the Indonesian province of Riau after being caught in a pig trap

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Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict

Sep 25, 2018

To Indonesia's government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with gunmen to foment revolt in isolated jungles

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Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaign

Sep 23, 2018

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white birds and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will exploit religious and ethnic divides

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Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

Sep 21, 2018

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation

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Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands

Sep 19, 2018

Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia's rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains

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