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Nigeria, Indonesia Deepen Military Ties

 Senator Iroegbu The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has hosted the Republic of Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Usra Hendra Harahap at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja. A statement on Thursday signed by the Special Assistant Media and Publicity to the Minister of Defence, Mohammad Abdulkadri

Twitter suspends 1.2 million accounts for terrorism

Social media giant Twitter suspended 1,210,357 accounts for promoting terrorism in two years between August 2015 and the end of 2017. That figure, detailed by the company’s head of public policy in Indonesia, Agung Yudha, was shared at a regional counter-terrorism meeting in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday. The suspensions represent just

Quake-hit indonesia buries dead in mass grave

Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a vast mass grave on Monday, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi, as the UN warned that some 191,000 people were in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Indonesia is no stranger to natural calamities and Jakarta had been keen to show it

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami hits 800

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread. The new toll announced by the national disaster agency was almost double the previous figure. Indonesian vice-president Jusuf

400 killed after quake, tsunami hits indonesia’s Sulawesi island

Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful  quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region. The national disaster agency put the official death toll so far at

Indonesia quake: death toll rises above 430, over 350,000 displaced

Authorities say the death toll from a major earthquake which struck the Indonesian island of Lombok reached more than 430 on Monday, with over 350,000 people displaced. The death toll is expect to rise as relief efforts continue. Bodies were still being pulled from destroyed buildings following the shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on August

Strong aftershock sparks fresh panic to Indonesia’s quake-hit lombok

A strong aftershock struck Indonesia's Lombok Thursday, causing panic among evacuees already traumatised by a devastating earthquake that killed more than 160 on the holiday island four days earlier. The 5.9-magnitude quake struck at a shallow depth in the northwest of the island, the US Geological Survey said, even as relief

Indonesia quake: over 100 dead, thousands still stranded

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive. A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed grocery store

Indonesian quake: death toll hits 91, over 200 injured as tourists flee

At least 91 people killed as Indonesia's Lombok island is rocked by the second earthquake in a week, a death toll that is expected to rise, with over 200 seriously injured. Tourists fled the Indonesian island of Lombok on Monday after the magnitude 6.9 earthquake,as rescue workers scrambled to reach survivors in remote

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