Indonesia ( (listen) IN-də-NEE-zhə, -zee-ə; Indonesian: [ɪndoˈnesia]), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia [reˈpublik ɪndoˈnesia]), is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans.
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New York Times

Indonesia Tsunami Toll Soars Above 800. 'It Is Very Bad.'

BANGKOK — Soaring over eastern Indonesia on Friday, Petra Mandagi exulted at the perfect conditions for a paragliding addict: azure skies, a sweet breeze and a picture postcard bay rippling below. Even when a series of earthquakes began shaking the ...

- New York Times

Mail & Guardian

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

Indonesia's Metro TV on Sunday broadcast footage from a coastal community in Donggala, close to the epicentre of the quake, where some waterfront homes appeared crushed but a resident said most people fled to higher ground after the quake struck.

- Mail & Guardian

Eyewitness News

[UPDATE] Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunami reaches 420

JOHANNESBURG - The death toll from a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia rose to 420 on Sunday morning. Indonesian vice president Jusuf Kalla says the toll could climn based on previous disasters. There are concerns as residents in the island ...

- Eyewitness News

Washington Post

Death toll soars past 800 in Indonesia earthquake, tsunami

JAKARTA — The death toll from twin disasters on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, a major earthquake and the tsunami that followed, jumped to more than 800 on Sunday as rescue workers were only just starting to take stock of the wreckage — pulling ...

- Washington Post

Eyewitness News

No South Africans among Indonesia tsunami-quake victims

JOHANNESBURG - As Indonesia continues to search for more victims following a tsunami and an earthquake, government has confirmed that no South Africans are among the more than 300 people who were killed. Almost 400 people died after the 7.5 ...

- Eyewitness News

Independent Online

Indonesia's tsunami sensors did not detect huge waves - official

Jakarta - Indonesia's geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after it was first issued following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the northeastern coast of Sulawesi island, killing hundreds and leaving thousands more ...

- Independent Online


Tsunami Hits Indonesia, Leaving More Than 300 Dead

Hospitals and rescuers are struggling to deal with the aftermath of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that triggered an unexpected tsunami in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing at least 384 people. Indonesian disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo ...


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