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May 16, 2018
Sword-wielding men attack Riau police headquarters in Indonesia, killing one officer; 4 assailants shot dead, 1 arrestedIndonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant attacks across the Muslim-majority country
Nov 22, 2017
Thousands flee Bali over volcano eruption fears; Mount Agung belches smoke up to 700 metresThousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on the island of Bali fled as fears grow that it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years
Aug 18, 2017
Jakarta, Palembang gear up for 2018 Asian Games as one-year countdown beginsOn a dusty construction site in central Jakarta, amid sacks of cement and bulldozers, hundreds of high-vis clad workers toil away to bring Indonesia's Asian Games dream to life.
Aug 13, 2017
Indonesia: Quake measuring 6.4 on Richter Scale strikes near Sumatra; no tsunami warningA strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.
Aug 03, 2017
Indonesia volcano: Mount Sinabung erupts ash 4.2 kilometres up; 10 villages directly affectedMount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra blasted volcanic ash as high as 4.2 kilometers, one of its biggest eruptions in the past several months of high activity
Jun 02, 2016
6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Indonesia: USGSA 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island of Sumatra early Thursday, US seismologists said, sending panicked people running from their homes but not causing any casualties or damage.
Apr 18, 2016
Shaken by earth's fury: These are the biggest earthquakes in recent memoryA magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday. Here is a list of some of the world's strongest earthquakes since 1900:
Mar 02, 2016
Earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hits off Indonesia, tsunami warning issuedThe earthquake near Indonesia was centered under the ocean at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
Dec 09, 2015
Strong earthquake of 6.9 magnitude hits off the coast of Indonesia, no threat of tsunamiA 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday sparking panic, officials said, adding that there was no threat of a tsunami and no indication of any damage or casualties.
Jul 06, 2013
Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hits south SumatraThe epicentre, with a depth of 20 km, was determined at 3.2 degrees south latitude and 100.6 degrees east longitude, Xinhua reported.