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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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U.S. pilot among three killed in small plane crash in Indonesia


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small aircraft crashed in a remote area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday afternoon, killing three people, including a U.S. national, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Crews recover black box from Indonesian plane crash site


May 9th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A search team on Sunday afternoon recovered the black box from a Merpati Nusantara Airlines passenger plane which crashed in the sea off Indonesia's West Papua province on ... Read more...

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Merpati Airlines passenger plane crashes in eastern Indonesia, killing 27


May 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A Merpati Nusantara Airlines passenger plane carrying 27 people crashed off Indonesia's West Papua province on Saturday, officials said, killing everyone on board.The China-built Xian MA60 aircraft belonging ... Read more...

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26 killed in Indonesia floods


October 5th, 2010 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 5 (IANS) Flash floods in Indonesia have left at least 26 people dead, while many people were missing, officials said.As many as 61 people were injured and 31 houses were ... Read more...

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Indonesian plane falls into river


April 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 13 (IANS) A commercial plane operated by Merpati Airline Tuesday skidded off the runway and plunged into a river near an airport in Indonesia's Papua province, injuring 20 people on ... Read more...

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Boeing 737 carrying 103 people crashes near Indonesian airport; dozens hurt


April 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by BNO News
MANOKWARI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Boeing 737-300 belonging to Merpati Nusantara Airlines crashed near an airport in Indonesia's West Papua Province on early Tuesday, officials said. At least two dozen people ... Read more...

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7-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia


March 14th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 14 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale struck the eastern Indonesian islands Sunday morning in North Maluku province, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Palau region, no reports of damage


March 13th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck Indonesia's Palau region on Saturday morning, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck at about 11.53 a.m. ... Read more...

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Powerful quake hits Indonesia


October 25th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 24 (DPA) Authorities lifted a tsunami warning after tidal waves did not materialize late Saturday following a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, which struck the Maluku islands ... Read more...

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Another earthquake, measuring 7.3 on Richter scale, hits Indonesia


October 24th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Oct 24(ANI): Several parts of Indonesia were jolted on Saturday by a strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale.No damage to life has been reported so far. However, taking preventive ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks Indonesia province


October 15th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale Thursday jolted the Papua province in eastern Indonesia, officials said. There was no report of damage or casualties in the ... Read more...

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6.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia’s Papua


October 4th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 4 (DPA) An earthquake registering 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off the easternmost Indonesian province of West Papua Sunday morning, but there were no immediate reports of injury or ... Read more...

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Indonesian plane with 17 people aboard remains missing


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 3 (DPA) Indonesian search and rescue workers have failed to locate an aircraft with 15 people and two babies on board that disappeared shortly after takeoff in the eastern province ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks Indonesia


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 2 (Xinhua) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted the West Papua province in eastern Indonesia, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said. The epicentre of the quake, ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Indonesia’s presidential election


July 8th, 2009 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Jayapura (Indonesia), July 8 (DPA) Indonesians begin voting Wednesday in only the second direct presidential elections in the country's history, with incumbent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is widely expected to win a second ... Read more...

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Indonesian military plane crash kills 97 (Third Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 20 (DPA) At least 97 people were killed when an Indonesian military plane with more than 100 people on board crashed Wednesday into a residential neighbourhood in East Java province, ... Read more...

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Plane crashes in Indonesia with 11 aboard (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 17 (DPA) A small plane crashed Friday in Indonesia's Papua province, but the fate of the 11 people on board was unknown, the state Antara news agency reported. The plane was ... Read more...

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10 killed in Indonesian plane crash (Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 17 (Xinhua) An aircraft crashed in eastern province of Papua Friday, killing at least 10 people on board, according to an Indonesian Transportation ministry official. Papua police spokesperson Nurhabri said search ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Indonesia elections


April 9th, 2009 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 9 (Xinhua) Indonesians began voting Thursday morning in parliamentary elections, the third since the fall of the Suharto dictatorship in 1998. Voting began at 7 a.m. in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia (Lead)


January 4th, 2009 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 4 (DPA) A powerful 7.2-magnitude quake struck at sea early Sunday off Indonesia's West Papua province, sending residents running out of their homes and other buildings, officials said.A tsunami alert ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts eastern Indonesia


December 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 21 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted eastern Indonesia's Papua province Sunday morning, the meteorological department said.The quake occurred at 12:44 a.m. with its epicentre located ... Read more...

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Two quakes rock Indonesia


August 19th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 19 (Xinhua) A moderate quake with magnitude of 5.4 struck easternmost of Indonesia Tuesday, the Indonesian Meteorology Agency said here.The quake occurred at 11.34 a.m. with its epicentre 12 km ... Read more...

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Landslide kills 12 in Indonesia


May 6th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jakarta, May 6 (Xinhua) At least 12 people have been killed by a landslide in a mining camp in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, Metro TV reported. At least nine people were reported ... Read more...

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Seven missing after boat sinks in Indonesian waters


February 19th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, Feb 19 (DPA) A small boat sank in rough sea off the easternmost Indonesian province of Papua Tuesday, leaving seven people missing and feared drowned. Five survivors were rescued, local media ... Read more...

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