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Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving
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Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the…
Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s capital; no tsunami alert
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Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s capital; no tsunami alert

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and…
Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud
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Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash…
Protests against new labor law turn violent across Indonesia
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Protests against new labor law turn violent across Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Protests in many Indonesian cities turned violent Thursday as thousands of enraged students and workers criticized…
Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic
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Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They…
Mosques, streets quiet as Indonesia’s capital tightens rules
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Mosques, streets quiet as Indonesia’s capital tightens rules

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Mosques usually filled for Friday prayers and streets normally clogged with cars and motorcycles were empty…
Thousands in shelters as Indonesia flood death toll hits 53
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Thousands in shelters as Indonesia flood death toll hits 53

Tens of thousands of Indonesians were still unable to return to their waterlogged homes Saturday after flooding hit the Jakarta…
Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced
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Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from floods in Indonesia’s capital rose to 43 on Friday as rescuers found…
Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing
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Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

Indonesia’s disaster agency warned on Thursday of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides…
Ancient Egyptian artifacts unearthed in Indonesia
Archaeology

Ancient Egyptian artifacts unearthed in Indonesia

Residents of Ogan Komering Ilir in South Sumatra, Indonesia, have found ancient gold and jewelry artifacts, some of which are…
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