Sumatra

November 1, 2010

Officials Deny Failures in Tsunami Aid Effort

PADANG Officials denied on Monday reports that aid is rotting in ports as desperate tsunami survivors scavenge for wild roots – Read More...
October 28, 2010

Tsunami Death Toll Hits 311

PADANG The death toll from a tsunami that pummelled remote islands off Sumatra soared to 311 on Thursday as questions – Read More...
October 27, 2010

UPDATE 3 – Tsunami Deaths Rise to 154; 400 Missing

At least 154 people were killed and another 400 remain missing after a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami off Sumatra, – Read More...
October 26, 2010

UPDATE 2 – At Least 108 Dead, 500 Missing in Sumatra Quake

BENGKULU At least 108 people were killed and more than 500 were missing after a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami – Read More...
October 26, 2010

UPDATE 1 – Sumatra Quake Kills 23; 167 Missing

JAKARTA Twenty-three people are dead and 167 missing after a powerful earthquake hit parts of Sumatra, an official from the – Read More...
October 26, 2010

Major Quake Strikes Sumatra

A major 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra on Monday night, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or – Read More...
October 2, 2010

Man-Eating Tiger Dies

JAKARTA A Sumatran tiger that mauled a farmer to death last week has died from injuries inflicted by a trap – Read More...
September 24, 2010

Tiger Eats Man

BENGKALIS A tiger attacked, killed and part-ate a man as he worked on a palm oil plantation, one of the – Read More...
September 22, 2010

Suspected Militants Kill Three Police

JAKARTA Suspected Islamic militants killed three police officers in Sumatra early on Wednesday in apparent retaliation for the arrest and – Read More...
September 7, 2010

Mt Sinabung Unleashes Violent Eruption

KABANJAHE Mt Sinabung in North Sumatra threw an ash cloud thousands of metres into the air on Tuesday in its – Read More...
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