14 Oct 2022

Deadly Indonesia football stampede caused by tear gas

The football stampede in Indonesia that killed over 130 people was caused by tear gas, it was announced by the country’s security minister. The announcement came after football, security experts and a team of government officials investigated the main cause of death in the stadium disaster on October 1. The

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04 Oct 2022

Stampede at Indonesian Soccer Game Leaves at Least 125 Dead

Last week, a stampede at a soccer game in Indonesia left at least 125 people dead. Spectators stormed the pitch and security forces attempted to break up the crowds with tear gas and other methods of dispersion. The disaster is one of the deadliest in soccer history and occurred last

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29 Apr 2022

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy invited to G20 summit to be attended by Putin

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has received an invite to the G20 summit in November. His Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin will also be in attendance at the summit according to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia.  The invite of Mr. Zelensky suggests a compromise has been made after pressure from Western nations

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06 Dec 2021

Volcano rescue workers dig through thick layers of hot ash in Indonesia after Mount Semeru erupts

Mount Semeru, one of Indonesia’s most active volcanos, erupted on Saturday. Rescue teams are working to find survivors of the attack, digging through thick layers of hot ash and debris created by the eruption. More than a dozen people have been confirmed dead and thousands have been displaced. The affected

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05 Nov 2021

Hundreds protest Indonesia’s COP26 reversal on deforestation

After Indonesia appeared to back away from pledges made at the COP26 climate conference to halt deforestation, hundreds of activists have begun protesting. A rally took place on Friday in the streets of Jakarta. The protests come a day after Indonesia’s environment minister criticized a plan to end deforestation by

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09 Sep 2021

Indonesian Prison Fire Kills 41 Inmates

In Indonesia, a fire at a prison has killed 41 inmates. The fire, which occurred on Wednesday, highlights the dangers posed by the country’s overcrowded correctional facilities. Indonesia’s minister of law and human rights Yasonna Laoly stated that the prison was holding more than five times its capacity at the

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23 Apr 2021

US joins race to find stricken Indonesia submarine

The US military has sent airborne assistance to help search for a missing Indonesian submarine with 53 crew members on board. Indonesian authorities have estimated that there are just hours left to find the submarine before oxygen runs out. The vessel, the KRI Nanggala 402, disappeared on Wednesday during exercises

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22 Apr 2021

Indonesian Submarine With 53 On Board Goes Missing Off Bali

An Indonesian navy submarine with 53 people on board has allegedly gone missing off the coast of Bali and may have lost control, according to the Indonesian navy. A search and rescue attempt is underway as the country attempts to rescue its military personnel. The vessel is a German-built model,

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15 Jan 2021

Indonesia earthquake: Sulawesi hospital among collapsed buildings

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Sulawesi Friday morning injured hundreds of people and displaced thousands. The five-story Mitra Manakarra Hospital in Mamuju partially collapsed, killing eight people. Officials worry the death toll will increase as the rescues continue.  The epicenter of the earthquake was six kilometers northeast of Majene city

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11 Jan 2021

Investigators locate black box from Indonesia air crash

The black box from the Indonesian passenger jet that crashed in the Java Sea on Saturday has been recovered. This find could offer evidence as to why the plane lost contact with air traffic control just minutes after taking off with 62 people on board. Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto hopes

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