Gulf Times - Sulawesi-island
Amir directs relief assistance to Indonesia

Amir directs relief assistance to Indonesia

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has directed that aid assistance be sent to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi Island of Indonesia.

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves

Indonesia's geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after it was first issued following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the northeastern coast of Sulawesi island, killing hundreds and leaving thousands more homeless.

Indonesia teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea

Indonesia teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea

An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2,500 kilometres away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam, his family said Monday.

12 dead in Indonesian military chopper crash

12 dead in Indonesian military chopper crash

Twelve people were killed Sunday when a military helicopter crashed in bad weather in central Indonesia, an official said, the latest air accident for the country's armed forces.