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# indonesia - Monday 20 August, 2018

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?

Several earthquakes in recent weeks have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

# indonesia - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

# indonesia - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Death toll surpasses 300 as 5.9-magnitude aftershock rocks Lombok Island

Aftershocks are hampering rescue efforts on the Indonesian island.

# indonesia - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

156,000 homeless as death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 131

Nearly 2,500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

# indonesia - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says

Rescuers today resumed the search for survivors, and to recover the bodies of victims.

# indonesia - Monday 6 August, 2018

At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok

More than 2,000 tourists are being helped to leave the island after the incident.

# indonesia - Sunday 5 August, 2018

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali

The latest quake had a magnitude of seven and struck just 10km underground.

# indonesia - Monday 30 July, 2018

Over 500 hikers stranded on mountain after landslides in Indonesia

Many of those stranded are tourists.

# indonesia - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# indonesia - Friday 29 June, 2018

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

# indonesia - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

# indonesia - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

# indonesia - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Men attack police headquarters with samurai swords in Indonesia days after suicide bombings

As of yet the incident has not been linked to the recent Islamic State-claimed bombings.

# indonesia - Monday 14 May, 2018

Family of five carry out bomb attack at Indonesia police station

An eight-year-old girl from the family survived the attack and was taken to hospital.

# indonesia - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts which left 11 dead.

# indonesia - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Couples detained as Indonesian cities crack down on Valentine's Day

Authorities in the city of Surabaya briefly detained about two dozen couples.

# indonesia - Monday 15 January, 2018

At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses

There have been no reports of deaths so far.

# indonesia - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week

Mount Agung spewed smoke and ash as high as 4,000 feet this morning.

# indonesia - Monday 13 November, 2017

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

# indonesia - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Creator of Tinder-style app for polygamists 'just wants to help' unmarried women

The app Ayo Poligami has attracted 56,000 users since its launch in April.

# indonesia - Friday 22 September, 2017

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# indonesia - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Indonesia the latest country to partially ban messaging app Telegram over terror fears

Telegram CEO, Pavel Durov, said the firm will investigate the Indonesia charges.

# indonesia - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

# indonesia - Monday 3 July, 2017

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Five people were injured following the eruption.

# indonesia - Monday 19 June, 2017

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

One of the men was due to be released within months.

# indonesia - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

# indonesia - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex Public Caning This post contains videos

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex

There are strict laws against homosexuality in the province of Aceh.

# indonesia - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Blasphemy: Governor of Jakarta jailed for two years after being found guilty of offence

The decision has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance in Indonesia – the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation.

# indonesia - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Tourist suffers severe bite from Komodo dragon after 'ignoring warnings about getting too close'

The 50-year-old man was bitten on the leg and rushed to a nearby hospital.

# indonesia - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From The42 Ex-Chelsea duo Essien and Cole caught without work permits after Indonesia debut Indonvisa

Ex-Chelsea duo Essien and Cole caught without work permits after Indonesia debut

The ex-Chelsea pair made their debut for Persib Bandung at the weekend.

# indonesia - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 Ex-Blues Michael Essien and Carlton Cole made their debuts in Indonesia over the weekend Blues Brothers

Ex-Blues Michael Essien and Carlton Cole made their debuts in Indonesia over the weekend

The former Chelsea teammates arrived at the club last month.

# indonesia - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat

The native Indonesian monkeys are eaten by locals who compare them to ‘wild boar or dog’.

# indonesia - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Journeyman Carlton Cole links up with former Chelsea team-mate in Indonesia Emerging Force

Journeyman Carlton Cole links up with former Chelsea team-mate in Indonesia

The striker will play alongside Michael Essien at Persib Bandung.

Farmer's body discovered inside giant python in Indonesia

Worried relatives launched a search for the farmer after he failed to return home.

# indonesia - Friday 10 March, 2017

Former war reporter avoids years in Indonesian jail due to 'politeness'

After the verdict was handed down, Fox said he felt “relieved”.

# indonesia - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers

A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.

# indonesia - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother

Sheila von Weise was beaten to death with a fruit bowl during a vacation in 2014.

# indonesia - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle

Yohanes Syahputra hadn’t eaten in days and had wounds on his hands, waist and legs when he was found.

# indonesia - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

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