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Indonesia Executes 8 Drug Smugglers With Firing Squads This Week

Joko Widodo

Nusa Kambangan Island, Indonesia – Some countries take a hard stance against drug abuse and drug smuggling, but few are as ruthless and cold as Indonesia. Once convicted of a drug-related crime, most prisoners will end up paying with their ...

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Fanged Frog Discovered In Indonesia Gives Birth To Live Tadpoles

Frog Birth Live Tadpoles

Unless you paid particularly close attention to the live cycle of frogs in your high school biology class, you may not remember that frogs do not actually give birth to tadpoles. Most frog species actually lay eggs, which later hatch ...

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AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Most Likely At ‘Bottom Of The Sea’

This photograph from April 2014 shows Indonesia AirAsia’s Airbus A320-200 PK-AXC in the air near Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta International Airport.

The missing AirAsia plane, flight QZ8501, carrying 162 people is likely at the bottom of the sea, Indonesia’s rescue chief says. Indonesia will continue it’s sea and aerial search at first light on Monday. National Search and Rescue chief Henry ...

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Search Continues For Missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 In Java Sea

AirAsia Missing Flight QZ8501

Early Sunday morning just after 6:00 am an AirAsia Indonesia flight lost contact with air traffic control towers near Jakarta over the Java Sea. The Airbus A320-200 stopped communicating with air traffic control in Jakarta just 41 minutes after takeoff. ...

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Possible Tsunami In Indonesia After 7.3 Earthquake

USGS reported a 7.3 earthquake near Indonesia

Early in the morning on Saturday off the coast of Indonesia a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the ocean floor. Authorities warn that a tsunami is possible from the earthquake and its predicted aftershocks. Surveyors are still on the watch for ...

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Archaeologists: Oldest Cave Art Dates back 40,000 Years in Indonesia

cave art

Archaeologists working in Indonesia say prehistoric hand stencils and intricately rendered images of primitive animals – often depicted in cave art – were created nearly 40,000 years ago. These images, discovered in limestone caves on the island of Sulawesi just ...

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