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Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead
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Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead

An Indonesian Navy diver (bottom L) holds a recovered "black box" under water before putting it into a plastic container (R) after its discovery during search operations for the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 at sea, north of Karawang in West Java on November 1, 2018. One black box […]

More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000
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More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000

An Indonesian search and rescue team uses heavy equipment to recover bodies from the debris in Petobo in Central Sulawesi on October 8, 2018, following the September 28 earthquake and tsunami. Nearly 2000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official […]

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster
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Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia’s quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the ruined city of Palu. Officials said Saturday the death toll had climbed to 1,649 with more than a thousand maybe still missing in the seaside […]

Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics
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Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics

[Fil] International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach/ AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI Indonesia unveiled surprise plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics on Saturday as it rides high from its successful staging of the Asian Games. President Joko Widodo revealed Indonesia’s intentions after talks with Olympics chief Thomas Bach […]

Family affair! Tears as North Korea’s Rim follows little sister to gold
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Family affair! Tears as North Korea’s Rim follows little sister to gold

North Korea's Rim Jong Sim lifts during the snatch women's 75kg weightlifting group A event during 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN Rim Jong Sim bagged North Korea’s seventh weightlifting gold of the Asian Games in Indonesia on Sunday to complete […]

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Elephants take the flag in Indonesia independence ceremony

A trio of rare elephants led an unusual ceremony in the Sumatran jungle Friday, raising Indonesia’s red and white flag to help mark the country’s independence day. Brandishing a flagpole flying the national colours by the trunk, lead elephant Ulu marched outside a conservation office in northern Aceh province as […]

Aftershocks rock Indonesia’s Lombok as quake death toll tops 300
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Aftershocks rock Indonesia’s Lombok as quake death toll tops 300

A young man salvages belongings as he climbs over debris of a collapsed house in Kayangan in northern Lombok island on August 9, 2018, following the August 5 earthquake. A strong aftershock struck Indonesia's Lombok on August 9, causing panic among evacuees sheltering after a devastating earthquake killed more than […]

Death toll in Lombok quake hits 131, more than 156,000 displaced
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Death toll in Lombok quake hits 131, more than 156,000 displaced

Indonesian army personnel transport an injured villager to an evacuation centre for treatment at Lapangan Tanjung in northern Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province on August 8, 2018, three days after the area was struck by an earthquake. More than 70,000 people left homeless by a deadly earthquake on the […]

More than 2,000 tourists evacuated after Indonesia quake kills 98
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More than 2,000 tourists evacuated after Indonesia quake kills 98

A damaged building is seen in Pemenang, North Lombok on August 6, 2018, the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area. More than 1,000 tourists were being evacuated from Indonesia's tiny Gili islands on August 6 after a powerful quake struck neighbouring Lombok, killing 91 people and injuring […]