The death toll from the major earthquake in Indonesia has risen to at least 1,100 and is likely to worsen, UN humanitarian chief John Holmes said Thursday. Many districts remain inaccessible to emergency services.
Today we have a look at what various editorials are saying on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. Also - coverage of yesterday's earthquakes as well as changing relations between parents and young children.
A massive 6.8-magnitude quake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra Thursday in the second major earthquake to hit the region in 24 hours. Earlier, health officials said thousands may have died in Wednesday's quake.
A fatal powerful earthquake has struck off the city of Padang on Indonesia's Sumatra, killing many and leaving thousands more trapped. The quake follows another off Sumatra the day before that triggered a tsunami.
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Indonesia's most-wanted terror mastermind, Malaysian-born Noordin Mohammad Top, was killed during a raid on an Islamic militant base in Central Java on Thursday, the country's national police chief has confirmed.
Indonesian police said they are "90 percent (certain)" that Noordin Mohammed, a terror mastermind from the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) group was among four killed during a raid by police on a suspected Islamic militant base in central Java.
Ramadan, more than any other time of the year, draws the Indonesian community in Paris together. Delectable typical foods, prayer and children’s mayhem are spun together every Saturday, turning the embassy into a home away from home.
Rescue workers in Indonesia are combing through the rubble of collapsed buildings after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake ripped through southern Java on Wednesday. At least 57 people are confirmed dead and thousands have been left homeless.
A massive 7.0-magnitude quake struck the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 35 people and sparking a panic as dozens of buildings collapsed in the area. The tremors were felt in Jakarta, around 120 miles from the epicentre.