Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted on Thursday for the second time in a week, blasting vast plumes of ash into the sky, as the death toll from the initial eruption and a tsunami that hit remote western islands reached 377.
2010-11-05 01:20:36 GMT SINA.com
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia – A deadly surge of blistering gases cascaded down the slopes of Indonesia's most volatile volcano Friday, torching houses in one mountainside village and triggering a chaotic midnight evacuation. At least 12 people were killed in the inferno and 50 others injured.
2010-11-04 02:26:01 GMT SINA.com
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia – Searing gas and molten lava poured from Indonesia's deadly volcano in an explosion three times as powerful as last week's devastating blast, chasing people from villages and emergency shelters along its slopes.
2010-11-02 07:04:35 GMT SINA.com
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia – Indonesia's most dangerous volcano forced international airlines to cancel flights to nearby airports Tuesday, as fiery lava lit the rumbling mountain's cauldron and plumes of smoke blackened the sky.
2010-11-01 05:40:03 GMT SINA.com
PADANG, Indonesia – Indonesian officials on Monday denied reports that aid is rotting in ports as desperate tsunami survivors scavenge for wild roots a week after the disaster that killed around 450 people.
2010-10-29 00:08:48 GMT SINA.com
MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia – The fisherman was jolted awake by the powerful earthquake and ran with his screaming neighbors to high ground. He said they watched as the sea first receded and then came roaring back "like a big wall" that swept away their entire village.
2010-10-28 07:48:39 GMT SINA.com
MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia – The death toll from a tsunami and a volcano rose to more than 340 Thursday as more victims of Indonesia's double disasters were found and an official said a warning system installed after a deadly ocean wave in 2004 had broken from a lack of maintenance.
2010-10-28 01:33:30 GMT SINA.com
MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia – The death toll from a tsunami and a volcano rose to more than 300 Wednesday as more victims of Indonesia's double disasters were found and an official said a warning system installed after a deadly ocean wave in 2004 had broken from a lack of maintenance.
2010-10-27 13:44:04 GMT SINA.com
MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia – Helicopters with emergency supplies finally landed Wednesday on the remote Indonesian islands slammed by a tsunami that killed at least 272 people, while elsewhere in the archipelago the toll from a volcanic eruption rose to 30, including the mountain's spiritual caretaker.
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