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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

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Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state’s skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Strong earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia

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A strong earthquake has hit off the coast of Sulawesi island in eastern Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

Child sexual abuse suspect Agun Iskandar, center, is escorted by security officers upon arrival for his trial at district court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school went on trial Tuesday. AP

A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto try to protect themselves from the riot police in a scuffle during a protest outside the local office of the General Election Commission in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Wednesday began hearing a challenge to the result of the country's July 9 presidential election, which ended in victory for Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo. AP

Indonesian police fired tear gas Thursday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month’s elections.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Indonesia boat with foreigners sinks; 15 missing

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A boat carrying foreign tourists in central Indonesia has sunk, leaving 15 people missing.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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