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Dec 24, 2018
Toll in Indonesia volcano tsunami rises to 281; doctors, rescuers battle heavy rain as hunt for survivors continuesDoctors worked to help survivors, and people searched on debris-strewn beaches on Monday for more victims from a deadly tsunami that smashed into houses, hotels and other buildings without warning in the darkness along an Indonesian strait.
Nov 08, 2018
Week after Lion Air plane crash leaves 189 dead, another aircraft smashes into pole during takeoff at Indonesia's Sumatra IslandThis latest incident came just over a week after a Lion Air plane crashed into the Java Sea on 29 October, killing everyone on board.
Sep 30, 2017
Bali govt asks volcano evacuees outside danger zone to return home as over 144,000 flee islandMore than 144,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on popular tourist island Bali, but officials Saturday urged evacuees who live outside the immediate danger zone to return home.
Dec 07, 2016
Indonesia earthquake: Death toll climbs to 97, hundreds of people injuredAt least 54 people died and hundreds were injured after an earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island, local officials said.
Dec 07, 2016
Earthquake in Indonesia kills at least 18 people, dozens more feared trapped in rubbleAt least 18 people died and dozens were feared trapped in rubble after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island.
May 23, 2016
Volcano erupts in Indonesia: Seven dead, many villages destroyedWaves of gas and fine rock were unleashed from Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, consuming farmers trying to flee the slopes of the highly active volcano.