Papua

September 16, 2010

Police Kill Two in Papua Road Riot

TIMIKA Police opened fire and killed two men and injured a woman as a dispute over a traffic accident spun out of control in the restive province of Papua, officials – Read More...
October 5, 2010

Floods in Papua Kill 26

JAYAPURA The death toll from flash floods that smashed through a remote area of Papua has risen to 26 with many victims still missing, an official said on Tuesday. “At – Read More...
October 5, 2010

Man Killed in Papua Clash

TIMIKA A man was killed and at least three injured in a clash between police and dozens of locals over a security check dispute in the restive province of Papua, – Read More...
October 5, 2010

UPDATE 1: Papua Flash Floods Kill 56

JAYAPURA At least 56 people were killed and 24 remain missing after flash floods in a remote region of Papua, a disaster management official said on Tuesday. “We just received – Read More...
October 6, 2010

UPDATE 2: Papua Flood Toll Rises to 86

TELUK WONDAMA The death toll from flash floods in Papua has risen to at least 86 with dozens of people still missing, an official said on Wednesday. Rescue workers were – Read More...
October 7, 2010

UPDATE 3: Flood Deaths in Papua Climb to 97

JAYAPURA The death toll from flash floods in Papua has climbed to at least 97 with dozens of people still missing, an official said on Thursday. Rescue workers were still – Read More...
October 28, 2010

Five Police Killed in Papua Rescue-Plane Crash

JAYAPURA Five police on a mission to help flood victims in Papua were killed on Thursday when their plane crashed into a tree during an emergency landing, police said. The – Read More...
November 5, 2010

Three Soldiers Stand Trial over Torture Video

JAYAPURA Three soldiers appeared before a military tribunal in Papua on Friday to face charges over the alleged torture of Papuan civilians which was captured on video. The trial comes – Read More...
November 16, 2010

Quake Strikes Papua

JAYAPURA A moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northern Papua on Tuesday but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey said. No tsunami warning was issued. The quake – Read More...
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