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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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US-backed elite Indonesian forces target churchmen, civilians


December 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): A leading churchman in West Papua has called on President Obama to withdraw US cooperation with Indonesia's elite 'Kopassus' forces, after finding himself on a military 'enemies' list. ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 56 after flash floods in Papua, Indonesia


October 5th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to 56 in the Indonesian region of Papua after heavy rainfall since Sunday night spawned a series of flash floods in the ... 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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Flash floods in Papua, Indonesia kill at least 10


October 4th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people have died in the Indonesian region of Papua after heavy rainfall since Sunday night spawned flash floods in the area on Monday morning, ... 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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Magnitude-6 quake strikes Indonesia’s West Papua


March 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 13 (DPA) A magnitude-6 earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua before midday Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage, geophysicists said. The quake took ... 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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6.0-magnitude quake rocks West Papua in Indonesia


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 23 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale Friday jolted the West Papua region in eastern Indonesia, officials said. The quake occurred at 1128 GMT with the epicentre ... 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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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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An earthquake in Sumatra, Indonesia with 6.0 Richter Scale


January 28th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A massive quake with the magnitude of 6.0 hit Indonesia's Sumatra island early Wednesday, as per the US Geological Survey.The earthquake hit at 7.01am local time, located 224 kilometres (139 miles) ... Read more...

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Series of quakes rock eastern Indonesia, three killed (Second lead)


January 4th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 4 (Xinhua) A series of powerful earthquakes rattled the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua Sunday morning, killing at least three people and collapsing a number of buildings, officials said.A ... 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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