A video of an Indonesian imam stoically reciting evening prayers in Bali as a deadly earthquake struck neighbouring Lombok has gone viral on social media, with internet users praising him for his unwavering faith.
The now 45-year-old was originally given a life term -- narrowly escaping the death sentence handed to some other foreign drug traffickers.
Mount Agung in northeastern Bali has been rumbling to life intermittently since late last year and it began belching smoke and ash again on Thursday.
The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother, flying first to the Western Australian city of Perth on budget airline Jetstar and then on to Bali, according to commercial broadcaster Channel Nine.
Nyepi brings daily activities to a complete halt as people, including thousands of international tourists, stay indoors.
Indonesian police are hunting for a US citizen who escaped on Monday from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali by cutting through steel bars in a ceiling, the jail's second breakout of foreign inmates this year.
Ash spewed as high as 2.1 km above the crater during one emission at 7:59 am, within a radius of about 5 km around the mountain, the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency said.
Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate ...
A volcano on the Indonesian tourist hub of Bali sent plumes of grey smoke and steam thousands of metres into the air for the second time this week, triggering flight cancellations ...
Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August, threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years and forcing more than 80,000 people to flee their homes.
Clouds shrouded the top of Bali's highest volcano on Tuesday as the risk of an imminent eruption began to persuade some tourists to have second thoughts about visiting Indonesia's paradise island.