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Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Mamuju - Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.At least 84 were killed and thousands left homeless by the 6.

Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors

Mamuju - Torrential monsoon rains hampered the hunt Sunday for anyone still buried alive under buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, after the huge tremor killed at least 81 and left thousands homeless.

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

Mamuju - Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings, as monsoon rains lashed the disaster-stru...

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

Mamuju - Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.At least 45 people died after the 6.

Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 42, topples buildings

Jakarta - A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island Friday, killing at least 42 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said, as they warned there were people still trapped beneath rubble.

Sobbing relatives bury Indonesian plane crash victim

Jakarta - Sobbing friends and relatives filed into a Jakarta cemetery Thursday to bury the remains of a flight attendant from the crashed Indonesian passenger jet, as divers restarted their hunt for its second black box.

Funeral to be held for Indonesian plane crash victim

Jakarta - Grieving friends and relatives were expected at a Jakarta cemetery Thursday for the funeral of a flight attendant on the crashed Indonesian passenger jet, as divers restarted their hunt for its second black box.

Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

Jakarta - Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the country's first Covid-19 jab Wednesday, as the sprawling archipelago of nearly 270 million kicked off a mass vaccination drive to clamp down on soaring case rates.

Hunt for cockpit tapes after Indonesia jet crash

Jakarta - Bad weather forced scores of divers to temporarily suspend their hunt for a crashed Indonesian jet's cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, as investigators worked to read critical details on a flight data device that had already been salvaged.

Grim procession: Indonesia crash victim families give blood for DNA matching

Jakarta - Relatives of Indonesia's plane crash victims formed a grim procession at a Jakarta morgue Tuesday, to give blood so investigators can try to match their DNA to body parts plucked from the murky depths of the Java Sea.

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Jakarta - Indonesian divers returned Tuesday to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta in their hunt for the black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of why a passenger jet carrying 62 people fell from the sky.

Indonesian plane crash: what we know

Jakarta - A Boeing passenger jet carrying 62 people crashed into the sea minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta at the weekend. Here's what we know about the disaster so far:- What happened?

Crew on crashed Indonesian passenger jet did not declare emergency

Jakarta - The crew of an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed off Jakarta at the weekend with 62 people aboard did not declare an emergency or report technical problems before it suddenly plunged into the sea, an investigator said Monday.

Indonesia landslides kill at least 11, scores missing

Jakarta - At least 11 people were killed, including a six-year-old boy, and scores more were missing after deadly landslides hit Indonesia's West Java province, authorities said Sunday.

Indonesia says located black box recorders from crashed plane

Jakarta - Body parts, twisted wreckage and clothing were plucked from waters off the Indonesian capital Sunday after a passenger jet with 62 people aboard crashed shortly after take-off a day earlier.

Indonesian plane feared crashed after losing contact

Jakarta - An Indonesian budget airline plane with 62 people on board is suspected to have crashed into the sea shortly after the Boeing passenger jet took off from Jakarta airport on Saturday, authorities said.

Indonesia frees cleric linked to Bali bombing

Jakarta - A radical cleric linked to the Bali nightclub bombings was freed from prison Friday, stirring grief and anger among victims nearly two decades after more than 200 people, mostly foreign tourists, were killed in Indonesia's worst terror attack.

Indonesia set to free Bali bombing-linked cleric Bashir

Jakarta - A radical Indonesian cleric linked to the deadly Bali bombings will be released from prison this week, authorities said Monday, after an earlier bid to free him early was axed following a public uproar.

Indonesia bans hardline Islamic Defender's Front

Jakarta - Indonesia has banned an influential hardline Islamic group as police held its leader in custody over allegations he violated virus protocols by holding mass gatherings, the country's chief security minister said Wednesday.

French national arrested in Bali for meth, guns possession

Denpasar - A Frenchman has been arrested on the Indonesian resort island of Bali for alleged possession of illegal drugs and guns, police said on Wednesday.
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