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Indonesia records more than 1,000 COVID deaths in the last

Indonesia recorded a total of 1,040 COVID-19 fatalities over the past 24 hours, nearly double the number of two days ago, the government’s pandemic task force reported. This is the highest number of deaths in one day since the pandemic broke out in this Southeast Asian country in March 2020. In addition, the daily number […]Read More

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Lovers in Indonesia Get Flogged for Pre-Marital Sex

A woman in Indonesia ended up collapsing and passing out after receiving 100 lashes for engaging in pre-marital sex. According to the Daily Mail, the flogging was delivered in public in the city of Lhokseumawe on Monday, with the woman’s male lover also receiving 100 lashes, with the “Sharia law punishment” being administered by the […]Read More

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Indonesia Recovers Debris Believed to be From Missing Submarine

Communication with the submarine was lost on Wednesday, as it was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali. According to reports, the oxygen supply in the submarine was expected to run out this morning. A missing Indonesian Navy sub has been discovered in the waters near Bali, at a depth […]Read More

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Indonesia: Search on for Submarine Missing off Bali

The Indonesian military is searching for a Navy submarine carrying a crew of 53 that went missing during an exercise off Bali on Wednesday, officials confirmed. The German-made KRI Nanggala-402 disappeared about 95 km (59 miles) north of the island at about 3 a.m. after being cleared to dive, Navy spokesman Julius Widjojono said, adding […]Read More

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Six People Dead After Powerful 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the quake hit 91 kilometres (57 miles) south-southeast of Blitar, with an epicentre located at a depth of 96 kilometres (over 59 miles). Initially, a magnitude of 6.8 was reported, but the number was later revised. “The agency has recorded six dead and one person who sustained serious injuries”, […]Read More

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Nine injured, one dead after suicide attack on church in

At least one person was killed and nine others were injured Sunday in an explosion at a Christian church on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, where authorities are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack. Police said in a statement that the explosion occurred when an unidentified person allegedly blew himself up with a motorcycle […]Read More

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Indonesian Boy’s Body Cut Out of Crocodile’s Stomach

An eight-year-old boy’s body was cut out from the stomach of a crocodile in Indonesia a day after he was swallowed. Dimas Mulkan Saputra was fishing with his father when the crocodile dragged the child away, according to the Daily Mail. The father caught up with the crocodile by swimming and hit him in an […]Read More

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Search For 2nd Black Box of Indonesia Crash Still Underway,

BANGKOK (Sputnik) – Indonesian authorities have yet to locate the second black box from the Srijiwaya Air plane that crashed in the water off Jakarta last week, the National Search and Rescue Agency’s operations director, Bambang Suryo Aji, said Sunday. In a briefing broadcast by news portal Detik, Aji explained that the signalling device of […]Read More