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Indonesia: Plane skid off runway after hitting cow

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JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Lion Air plane carrying 110 passengers ended off the runway after crashing into a cow. The aircraft hit one of the three cows that were wandering on Gorontalo airport’s runway on Sulawesi island as it was landing. No passengers were hurt in the incident but the cow died as soon as it [...]

Bali: More than 100 Passengers Survive Lion Air Jet Crash (Video)

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More than 100 passengers and seven crew members of an Indonesian airline miraculously survived a plane crash at Ngurah Rai Airport  in Bali. As The Sun reports, the Lion Air Boeing 737-800 missed the runway and ended up in the water. Moments of terror ensued but all the passengers and crew members were rescued in a huge [...]

Nine-year-old drowned to death by his mother over small penis

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A young Indonesian boy was drowned to death by his mother over fears the boy wouldn’t have led a hapy life because of the size of his penis. The mother killed her son in a bathtub filled with water before putting the nine-year-old’s body on a bed and turning herself in to police in Jakarta. [...]

Belgian husband wants to annul marriage to Indonesian wife of 19 years: she’s a man

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A Belgian named Jan wants to annul his marriage to his wife of 19 years after he found out his bride had undergone a sex change while living in Indonesia. Jan told Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad he fell in love with his ex-wife in 1993 when she arrived in Antwerp. They got married after deciding [...]

Kawah Ijen volcano: deadly beauty in the heart of Indonesia

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JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Kawah Ijen crater is a thing of beauty but someone needs to be very careful when it comes to get close to it since it can be deadly. The crater is filled with turquoise waters that contain deadly acid produced by the volcano’s sulfuric output, nonetheless some brave sulfure miners get close [...]

More than 90 still missing off Indonesia coast

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Ships and aircraft found more bodies but no survivors Friday while searching for scores of men still missing after a boat carrying about 200 asylum seekers to Australia capsized in heavy seas south of Indonesia. Four Indonesian and Australian warships, four merchant ships and five Australian government aircraft were searching in [...]

Australia launches rescue operation for 200 asylum seekers

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australian authorities say Australian and Indonesian crews have launched a rescue for up to 200 asylum seekers aboard a boat that capsized in Indonesian waters. Australian Customs Service said in a statement “up to 200 people could be on board” the boat, which capsized on Thursday about 200 kilometers (120 miles) [...]

Indonesia: air force plane crashes into housing complex killing nine

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – An Indonesia air force plane has crashed into a housing complex in the capital and houses were reportedly burning. Alwi, an official at the East Jakarta Fire Brigade said the Fokker 27 turboprop aircraft crashed Thursday near a street within Halim Perdanakusuma air base. The turboprop plane crashed into eight houses, killing [...]

Threats for Lady Gaga, Indonesian shows cancelled

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – It has been reported that Lady Gaga canceled her sold-out show in Indonesia after Islamist hard-liners threatened violence, claiming her sexy clothes and provocative dance moves would corrupt the youth. The controversy was a blow to the predominantly Muslim country’s reputation for combining free speech and democracy with a mostly moderate brand [...]

Threats for Lady Gaga, Indonesian shows cancelled

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – It has been reported that Lady Gaga canceled her sold-out show in Indonesia after Islamist hard-liners threatened violence, claiming her sexy clothes and provocative dance moves would corrupt the youth. The controversy was a blow to the predominantly Muslim country’s reputation for combining free speech and democracy with a mostly moderate brand [...]

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