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Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Aug 20, 2018

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

Aug 20, 2018

A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless villagers wait for aid

Australian woman detained in Bali over Papua link

Aug 4, 2018

An Australian graduate student whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the violent and insecure Papua region says she's being deported after officials accused her of being a journalist

US art collector returns 12 ancient artifacts to Thailand

Aug 3, 2018

A private American collector has returned a dozen ancient artifacts to Thailand as the Southeast Asian country presses for other treasures that were taken abroad to be given back

The Latest: 14 dead, 162 injured in Indonesia quake

Jul 29, 2018

The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok has risen to 14, with more than 160 injured

Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

Jul 29, 2018

A strong and shallow earthquake has killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on Indonesia's Lombok island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali

Thai police: Investigations into boat sinkings are advancing

Jul 10, 2018

Police say their investigations into the sinking of two boats off Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket last week are progressing. The sinking of one boat left 45 Chinese tourists dead and two still missing

The Latest: China urges Thailand to step up boat rescue

Jul 9, 2018

The Chinese foreign ministry has urged Thailand's government to step up its efforts to rescue any survivors from the sinking of a tour boat off a southern island

Thai official: 5 reported missing from sunken boat are alive

Jul 9, 2018

Thai authorities say five people reported to have been missing from a boat that sank off the southern resort island of Phuket last week are alive

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