Indonesia heeds residents' demands, extends search for quake victims

PALU, Indonesia — Indonesian officials said Thursday that the official search and rescue effort for victims of the devastating Sept. 28 earthquake and tsunami would be extended due to residents’ demands. The national disaster agency’s spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, told…

Three dead, IMF summit shaken as strong quake hits Indonesia

Three people were crushed to death in their sleep when the quake brought down buildings and damaged some 210 houses (AFP Photo/Handout) Jakarta (AFP) – An earthquake Thursday killed three people in Indonesia and rattled hotels where IMF delegates are…

Last day of search for victims of Indonesia disaster; three dead in Java quake

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescue workers scoured the rubble of devastated communities on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Thursday, the last day of the search for victims of a 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people two…

Quake Hits Indonesia, and Deaths Are Reported

Quake Hits Indonesia, and Deaths Are Reported By The New York Times Oct. 10, 2018 At least three people died when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook the East Java and Bali regions of Indonesia on Thursday morning, a government spokesman said….

No One Left to Save: Searching for the Dead in Indonesia

No One Left to Save: Searching for the Dead in Indonesia The twin natural disasters of an earthquake and tsunami destroyed entire areas of the city of Palu, Indonesia. Search efforts are no longer aimed at finding survivors. Instead, they…

The Latest: Quake near Bali, Indonesia, kills at least 3

PALU, Indonesia — The Latest on earthquakes in Indonesia (all times local): 8:15 a.m. Indonesia authorities say at least three people have been killed and four injured Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck near the popular tourist island of Bali….

The Latest: Earthquake strikes off Bali, Indonesia

PALU, Indonesia — The Latest on earthquakes in Indonesia (all times local): 6 a.m. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck just off the coast of Indonesia, a country reeling from an earthquake and tsunami last month that killed more than…

Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Relatives of hundreds of people missing after an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia reacted with anger, sadness and resignation on Sunday to a decision by the state disaster agency to end searches for bodies later this…

Christians seek solace in prayer after Indonesia disasters

PALU, Indonesia — Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes flocked to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, seeking answers as the death toll from the twin disasters breached 1,700 and officials said they feared…

Indonesia to stop searching for quake victims on Thursday: agency

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian rescue workers will stop searching for the bodies of victims of an earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi on Thursday, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday. The official death toll from…