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  1. 5.9-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia's Sumatra islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | India.com

    Jakarta, April 10 : A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island in Bengkulu province on Sunday. The quake struck at 9.14 a.m, the Indonesian Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency said.

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  2. Strong Quake Hits Southern SumateraRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 10 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 -- A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale occurred in Southern Sumatera at 10.14 am today. According to a statement from the Department of Meteorology, the epicentre of the quake was located 81 kilometres south-west from Bengkulu, Indonesia and 685 kilometer South-West from Pontian, Johor.

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  3. Moderate Earthquake In Southern Sumatera - METRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 -- A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale occured in southern Sumatera at 2.24pm today. According to a statement issued by the Department of Meteorology , the earthquake's epicentre was 90km northwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia and 521km southwest of Pontian, Johor.

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  4. Fire at prison kills 5 inmates in western IndonesiaRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Madison Press

    The fire at Malabero prison in Bengkulu on Sumatra Island began Friday night after officers of the anti-narcotics agency entered the facility and took away a drug kingpin, said regional police chief Brig. Gen. M. Ghufron.

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  5. Indonesian prison fire kills five inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Jakarta: Five inmates have died in a prison fire in Indonesia, police said Saturday, after an operation to flush out a drug kingpin sparked a violent riot. The blaze was started by angry inmates late Friday evening as police entered the prison in Bengkulu, on Sumatra island, in search of a wanted inmate, local police spokesman Sudarno told AFP.

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  6. Five killed in Indonesia prison riotRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Nerve News

    Five inmates were killed and over 250 evacuated after a fire broke out during a riot in a prison in western Indonesia, police officials said on Saturday. Indonesia's national police chief Badrodin Haiti said some of the inmates at the Bengkulu prison on Sumatra Island started the riot on Friday night when officials tried to move one of the inmates, convicted of drug-trafficking.

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  7. Solar eclipse recorded over Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Echo

    It occurs when the moon moves directly between the Earth and the sun. And most of North America will be able to catch a partial version of this " Great American Eclipse ".

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  8. Prayers, cheers as total eclipse darkens swath of IndonesiaRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Echo

    Ex-Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson backs Donald Trump in presidential race At Friday morning's news conference, Carson said Trump is "actually a very intelligent man who cares deeply about America". That may speak volumes of his personal charity and compassion, but not his judgment in selecting a presidential candidate.

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  9. Prayers, cheers as total eclipse darkens swathe of IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The rare and awe-inspiring spectacle of a total solar eclipse will unfold over parts of Indonesia and the Indian and Pacific Oceans on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, weather permitting. The full eclipse may be visible to several million people within its narrow path including eclipse chasers who have traveled from around the world for a chance to witness it.

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  10. Prayers and cheers as total eclipse darkens IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Millions gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia. The rare astronomical phenomenon was witnessed along a narrow path that stretched across 12 provinces, encompassing three time zones and about 40 million people.

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  11. Solar Eclipse 2016: Spectacular photos from around the world as the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Millions of people gathered to see the Moon pass between Earth and the Sun over the Pacific Ocean last night Millions of people gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered as a solar eclipse unfolded last night, plunging parts of the planet into semi-darkness. The rare phenomenon happens when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun for viewers on Earth.

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  12. Eclipse thrills skygazers in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | CBC News

    A pigeon is silhouetted as the sun goes into a partial solar eclipse in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar - RTS9X3P People gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia on Wednesday, briefly plunging cities into darkness and startling wildlife.

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  13. Prayers and Cheers as Total Eclipse Darkens a Swathe of IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Time

    People gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia on Wednesday. The rare astronomical event is being witnessed along a narrow path that stretches across 12 provinces encompassing three time zones and about 40 million people.

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  14. Total solar eclipse to darken Indonesian citiesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Head of Indonesia's National Institute of Aeronautics and Space Thomas Djamaluddin said Tuesday 11 provinces across the archipelago included Bengkulu, Jambi, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung, West Kalimatan, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, West Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, and North Maluku. The total solar eclipse will only happen two minutes from 07:20 a.m. to 07: 22 a.m. Jakarta time, Harry Untoro, expert of staff for multicultural department in the country's tourism ministry has said.

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  15. 7.8 quake hits off Sumatra, tsunami alertRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Daily Express

    PADANG : A powerful and shallow earthquake struck Wednesday off Indonesia's Sumatra island, sending panicked residents rushing from their homes in a region hit hard by quakes and tsunamis in the past. The 7.8 magnitude undersea quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres at about 6:50pm , the US Geological Survey said.

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  16. Chrissy Teigen Has President Obama's Approval for Baby NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Echo

    Launch Trailer For Tom Clancy's 'The Division' Released By Ubisoft The new launch trailer gives us a look at a deserted New York City, and the overwhelming task facing The Division . These criminals have had their way with the city for long enough, but The Division is ready to take NY back.

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  17. China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China SeaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Echo

    CDC Investigates New Cases Of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus In US What are the symptoms of Zika infection? The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis . How widespread is the outbreak? The CDC said that 84 cases of Zika were reported in the US through February 17. Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.9 magnitude quake strikes off Sumatra TV reports said patients at hospitals in Padang were evacuated and there were traffic jams as panicking residents tried to leave.

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  18. People along coastal areas on alert of tsunami after Indonesia's strong quakeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Community living along the west coast of Sumatra Island of Indonesia are on alert of possible tsunami after a powerful quake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, rocked the areas, officials said. The meteorology and geophysics agency revised downward the magnitude of the quake from its previous publication of 8.3-magnitude, an official of the agency told Xinhua via phone.

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  19. 7.8 shallow quake hits western IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Indonesian and Australian authorities called off their tsunami alerts within two hours of the 7.8 magnitude tremor, though it was still unclear if the quake had destroyed any buildings or killed people in Sumatra. A National Search and Rescue Agency official gave an initial report of some deaths, but later withdrew those comments.

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  20. Indonesia earthquake: No information about deaths, say authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | DNA India

    A massive quake struck on Wednesday off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami, but initial fears of another region-wide disaster faded as tsunami warnings were cancelled. Indonesian and Australian authorities called off their tsunami alerts within two hours of the 7.8 magnitude tremor, though it was still unclear if the quake had destroyed any buildings or killed people in Sumatra.

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