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Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

PALU (Reuters) – Indonesia on Tuesday ordered independent foreign aid workers to leave the quake zone and said foreign groups with staff in the disaster area on Sulawesi island should pull them out.Indonesia has traditionally been reluctant to be seen as relying on outside help to cope with disasters, and the government shunned foreign aid […]

Indonesia quake, tsunami confirmed death toll rises to 1,234

Indonesia quake, tsunami confirmed death toll rises to 1,234

JAKARTA: The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has risen to 1,234, from 844, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday.A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres, which swept ashore at the small city of Palu, on the west coast of Sulawesi. […]

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 830

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 830

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead, while shaken survivors streamed out of the area in search of food and shelter.The confirmed death toll of 832 looked certain to rise as rescuers […]

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia evacuated hundreds of tourists from popular resorts and sent rescuers fanning across the holiday island of Lombok Monday after a powerful quake killed at least 91 people and reduced thousands of buildings to rubble. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake sparked terror among tourists and locals alike, coming just a week after another deadly tremor surged […]

Strong quake on Indonesia holiday island kills 13, injures hundreds

Strong quake on Indonesia holiday island kills 13, injures hundreds

A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 13 people, injured hundreds and damaged thousands of homes on Sunday, officials said. The shallow 6.4-magnitude quake jolted the island in the early morning, sending people running outside in panic and triggering landslides on popular mountain hiking routes. Scores of aftershocks sparked […]

VISIT OF PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA TO PAKISTAN

VISIT OF PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA TO PAKISTAN

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, along with his wife Mrs. Iriana Widodo, paid a State visit to Pakistan. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) President Joko Widodo was received at the airport by President Mamnoon Hussain and the First Lady and was presented with a guard of honour at the Prime […]

We along with Pakistan use this opportunity to ignite cooperation for the world’s peace and prosperity, President Joko Widodo

We along with Pakistan use this opportunity to ignite cooperation for the world’s peace and prosperity, President Joko Widodo

  Asghar Ali Mubarak, 26 January 2018 Islamabad; It is an honor for me to speak before this honorable assembly the Joint Session of the Parliament today. In 1963 The First President of Indonesia, Soekarno, spoke before this honorable Parliament.At that time, President Soekarno ignited the spirit to fight against colonialism as well as the spirit of cooperation […]

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan

Islamabad: (Asgahar Ali Mubarak) The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan. Pakistan and Indonesia enjoy close historic and cordial relations. His visit indicates the growing bilateral political, parliamentary, economic, defence and people to people contacts […]

Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

  JAKARTA: A tropical cyclone which hit Indonesia’s main island of  Java has triggered severe flooding and landslides which left 19 dead, an official said Wednesday. Landslides claimed 15 lives in east and central Java, while four others perished in floods unleashed by Cyclone Cempaka. “Thousands of homes, hectares of agricultural land and public facilities are […]

In U-turn, Indonesia will send maids abroad

In U-turn, Indonesia will send maids abroad

In U-turn, Indonesia will send maids abroad JAKARTA: Indonesia said on Monday it would continue to send domestic helpers overseas, in an about-turn welcomed by campaigners who said it would help prevent women falling prey to human trafficking. Jakarta had previously said it would stop sending maids overseas from this year, on the grounds of […]

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have foiled plans for a Christmas suicide bombing after killing three suspected militants Wednesday and discovering a cache of bombs, authorities said. A firefight erupted at a house in South Tangerang 25 kilometres (15 miles) outside the capital Jakarta, with police saying the alleged militants had opened fire at officers. “We asked […]

Strange Items Confiscated at Kennedy Airport, New York

Strange Items Confiscated at Kennedy Airport, New York

These images are from a set of 1,075 photographs of items detained or seized from passengers or express mail entering the United States from abroad at the New York airport. These photographs were taken at both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Site and the U.S. Postal Service International Mail Facility at John […]