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  • Two landslides triggered by torrential rain killed at least 19 people and left 10 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java.
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  • Action News
  • At least 18 people were killed in an Indonesian stadium stampede after spectators rioted to protest a local boxer's loss in a championship match.
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  • All 108 passengers and crew survived after a new Lion Air jet crashed into the ocean and snapped into two while attempting to land.
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  • A unique new species of rat that lives off earthworms and doesn't chew or gnaw has been discovered in Indonesia.
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  • Lady Gaga canceled her sold-out show in Indonesia after Islamist hard-liners threatened violence.
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  • Lady Gaga in a promotional photo from her official website.
  • Lady Gaga is as confused as anyone about whether she'll be allowed to perform in Indonesia.
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  • plane crash
  • A helicopter spotted the shattered wreckage of a Russian-made passenger plane Thursday that crashed into a steep cliff on a long-dormant Indonesian volcano during a demonstration flight to potential buyers and journalists. There was no sign of survivors among the 47 people on board.
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  • A massive earthquake off Indonesia's western coast triggered a tsunami watch for countries across the Indian Ocean.
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  • Action News
  • Officials say a crocodile swallowed a girl in Indonesia as her father looked on helplessly.
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  • A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday that she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her alive.
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  • A strong earthquake has rocked parts of Indonesia's Papua province, causing panic among residents.
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  • Photos as the tsunami struck Indonesia in 2004 and its aftermath
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  • One of Indonesia's best-known pop stars is going to prison for sex tapes with his celebrity girlfriends.
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  • Thousands of curious onlookers are flocking to central Indonesia to look at a "crop circle" in a rice field following rumors it was formed by a UFO.
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  • An Indonesian toy salesman has admitted to raping at least 96 boys, police said Thursday.
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  • The Qantas Airbus A380 one blew out an engine, shooting flames and raining large metal chunks before the world's largest airliner made a safe emergency landing in Singapore with 459 people aboard
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  • Indonesia volcano
  • An Indonesian volcano that was quiet for four centuries shot a new, powerful burst of hot ash.
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  • Animals and Oddities
  • All of the animals at Indonesia's largest zoo - many of them critically endangered - could be dead within five years unless strong action is taken to change the culture of neglect and corruption that permeates the facility, a zoo official said Saturday.
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  • Action News
  • One of Indonesia's most active volcanos erupted Friday, leaving several people badly injured, officials said.
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  • Earthquake
  • A series of powerful earthquakes hit Indonesia on Wednesday.
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  • Indonesians grappled with their first-ever celebrity sex-tape scandal, casting aside social taboos as they swarmed around office computers and mobile phones to watch clips allegedly showing a much-loved pop star with two girlfriends.
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  • Indonesia plot
  • Indonesian police foiled a plot to assassinate the president and other top officials.
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  • KELLY CLARKSON
  • Pop star Kelly Clarkson's upcoming concert in Indonesia will no longer be sponsored by a cigarette company.
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  • A magnitude 7.7 earthquake shook Indonesia's northwest island of Sumatra early Wednesday.
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  • Indonesia Obama Statue
  • Authorities removed a statue of Barack Obama from a park in the Indonesian capital due to a public backlash and moved it Monday to a nearby elementary school that the U.S. president attended as a child.
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president barack obama, indonesia, national/world
  • Bird flu
  • Indonesia on Wednesday reported 15 more bird flu fatalities in 2009, taking the human death toll in the country worst hit by the illness to 134.
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