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Indonesia arrests four for 'selling babies on Instagram'

Indonesian police say they stopped the sale of one baby and were trying to track down at least one more.

Girl dubbed 'Queen of Sweden' after drawing ancient sword from lake

An eight-year-old girl has discovered a pre-Viking-era sword in a Swedish lake, prompting locals to name her the "Queen of Sweden."

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Indonesia Dispatch: Their Land Defiled, Forest People Swap Flower Worship for Quran and Concrete

Indigenous forest people of the Indonesian island of Sumatra have been pushed from their land and away from their gods by timber, rubber, paper and ...

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Indonesia quake: 'Real heroism' helping Palu recover

Stories of real heroism from two women helping in the aftermath of the Indonesian earthquake.

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8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword From Lake in Sweden

Saga Vanacek recovered a sword lost for more than a thousand years, and kept the find secret for months while archaeologists surveyed the site.

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Couple reunited after Indonesia earthquake

Azwan survived the Indonesian earthquake, but feared the tsunami it triggered had killed his wife.

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She told her friend to 'run fast', but the tsunami swept her away

Puteri Pratiwi was riding home with her cousin, Ita, late on Friday night in her hometown of Palu when she felt the ground shudder beneath her.

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Indonesia, US, Discuss Tsunami, Earthquake Relief Needs

Indonesian officials were meeting with the U.S. ambassador in Jakarta Wednesday to discuss assistance for earthquake and tsunami survivors after a day of confusion over whether the country was willing to accept American aid. Maritime Coordinating Minister Luhut Binsar told VOA by telephone  Ambassador Joseph R. Donovan reached out to him on ...

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Indonesia tsunami: Pilot calls air traffic controller his 'guardian angel'

A pilot pays tribute to the "heroic" Indonesian air traffic controller, who helped his plane escape the earthquake and tsunami.

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Aerial images show scale of tsunami damage

Before and after images reveal the scale of the disaster which hit the Indonesian city of Palu.


The powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi left heart-wrenching scenes of destruction and human suffering.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami death toll surpasses 830

As rescue workers comb through chunks of concrete and lumber searching for survivors, Indonesian officials say that 832 people were killed in a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi.

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Death toll soars past 800 in Indonesian earthquake, tsunami 

Officials and aid agencies struggled with battered communications, destroyed roads and landslides, fearing the number of people killed could be in the thousands.

Indonesia tsunami and earthquake kill 384, leave hundreds injured

Rescue workers are hunting for survivors after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami, killing at least 384 people.

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Death toll in Indonesia from earthquake and tsunami could reach into the thousands, nation’s vice president says

Indonesian officials called off a tsunami warning just as a wall of seawater plowed through a city on the island of Sulawesi. Rescue leaders predict ... /
Times Square Killer claims during hearing the idea of interracial relationships led him to target Black men

James Harris Jackson is the white supremacist who brutally murdered 66-year-old Timothy Caughman with a sword in the streets of New York City claimed ...

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Indonesia's Liga 1 suspended for two weeks after fan dies at match

The Indonesian FA suspends its top football league after a fan died at a match between rival teams.

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'I was lost at sea three times': How one Indonesian teen defied fate

Aldi Novel Adilang has made headlines after surviving 49 days adrift at sea in a floating hut.

Teen rescued after 49 days drifting at sea

An Indonesian teen has been rescued after 49 days adrift at sea on a floating fish trap and is back safely with his family, according to the country's foreign affairs ministry.

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Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in 'fishing hut'

The Indonesian drifted thousands of kilometres, until he was finally rescued by a passing ship near Guam.

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