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Dozens of flights cancelled as Bali volcano continues to spew smoke

Dozens of flights cancelled as Bali volcano continues to spew smoke

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 ...

Rescuers race to save animals from Bali volcano

Rescuers race to save animals from Bali volcano

Volunteers are risking their lives to save tens of thousands of animals left at the mercy of a rumbling volcano on the tourist island of Bali, making perilous trips into the red zone to relocate them.

Indonesia ready to divert tourists as Bali volcano rumbles

Indonesia ready to divert tourists as Bali volcano rumbles

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.

Bali's menacing volcano puts tourists' plans on back burner

Bali's menacing volcano puts tourists' plans on back burner

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.

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

Thousands evacuated as volcano on holiday island Bali grows more active

Thousands evacuated as volcano on holiday island Bali grows more active

Nearly 35,000 people have been evacuated from near a volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali that officials say is becoming more active and could erupt soon.

Australian media frenzy over return of drug trafficker from Indonesia

Australian media frenzy over return of drug trafficker from Indonesia

Indonesia plans to deploy more than a hundred police officers to help with the deportation of convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby, as Australian media mount round the clock stakeouts to catch a glimpse of her.

Bali suspect flees court through toilet window

Bali suspect flees court through toilet window

A man on trial for allegedly stealing large sums of cash from an ATM on the Indonesian resort island of Bali fled from court on Tuesday by climbing out of a toilet window, police said.

Tourists panic as earthquake rattles Bali

Tourists panic as earthquake rattles Bali

Tourists fled their hotels in panic in Bali on Wednesday after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake.

Indonesian plane turns back as door not totally closed

Indonesian plane turns back as door not totally closed

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 192 people from China to Bali was forced to turn back after the crew realised one of its doors was not properly closed, the airline said Friday.

Landslides kill 12 in Bali, more rain expected

Landslides kill 12 in Bali, more rain expected

Twelve people have been killed in three landslides across the Indonesian resort island of Bali, as torrential rain lashed the area, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Friday.

Australia's Tigerair quits Bali flights after Indonesia ruling

Australia's Tigerair quits Bali flights after Indonesia ruling

Tigerair Australia said it would quit flying to Bali permanently after being told by Indonesian authorities to switch to a new operating model - likely resulting in a loss of tourism dollars for the Southeast Asian nation.