Sumatra island

Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.

December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018

Officials say boat carrying Rohingya Muslims lands in Indonesia

Indonesian authorities said a boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingya Muslims landed on the Northeastern shore of Indonesia’s Sumatra island today.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.