Sulawesi

12 killed in Indonesian army helicopter crash in Sulawesi

12 killed in Indonesian army helicopter crash in Sulawesi

An Indonesian army helicopter went down in Poso of Sulawesi province on Sunday, killing 12 military men and leaving one missing, Indonesian Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Berlin G said.

Mar 21, 2016, 03:57 AM IST
Indonesia calls off search for ferry wreck victims

Indonesia calls off search for ferry wreck victims

Authorities called off the search Tuesday for a dozen people still missing after a ferry sank in central Indonesia with the loss of 78 lives, the latest maritime accident in the archipelago.

Dec 29, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

Boat with over 100 passengers sinks in Indonesia: Official

A boat carrying more than 100 passengers is believed to have had an accident today off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi after encountering rough seas

Dec 19, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

Indonesia jails Uighurs over attempt to join militants

An Indonesian court Monday jailed three members of China`s Uighur minority for six years each after they were caught attempting to join an Islamic extremist group led by the country`s most wanted militant.

Jul 13, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

Indonesia launches anti-IS operation on island of Sulawesi

Indonesia`s military has launched a counter-terorrism operation in the eastern island of Sulawesi to help police track down militants with suspected links to Islamic State, the country`s top general told Reuters on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

New bird species named after late India-born ornithologist

A new bird species discovered more than 15 years after it was first seen on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has been named after late ecologist and ornithologist Navjot Sodhi.

Nov 25, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

40,000 year old paintings excavated in Asia may rewrite history of art

A recent excavation project disclosed that art may not have originated in Europe but also along the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Oct 09, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami threat, no damages

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter scale struck off Indonesia near Manado, Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning, informed the US Geological Survey.

Sep 10, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Indonesian widows get Dutch compensation, apology

The Dutch government has said that it had compensated 10 women whose husbands were executed by its army between 1946 and 1947 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Aug 09, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

Flood, landslide kill 10 in Indonesia; 20 missing

Authorities say flash floods and a landslide triggered by torrential rains on Indonesia`s Sulawesi island have killed at least 10 people.

Nov 09, 2012, 09:21 AM IST

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia, child injured

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it is in the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

Aug 18, 2012, 22:56 PM IST

Indonesia hit by major quake, no casualties

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Monday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, and no tsunami alert.

Dec 19, 2011, 09:26 AM IST

6.2-magnitude quake hits Indonesia`s Sulawesi

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake
hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi Monday.

Apr 25, 2011, 09:23 AM IST