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PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Aid has begun pouring into central Indonesia’s Sulawesi island and humanitarian workers are fanning out across its countryside, more than a week after parts of the island were devastated by a powerful earthquake and tsunami.

The official death toll from the double ...

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October 5, 2018

Here's the latest for Friday October 5th: A divided senate vote pushed Kavanagh nomination forward; Indonesian survivors of earthquake and tsunami hold prayer vigil; Two winners awarded Nobel Peace Prize; Mormon Tabernacle Choir is renamed.

Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Palu city

October 5, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on an Indonesian beach Friday to chant a Muslim prayer - and remember those they lost - one week after a massive earthquake and tsunami ravaged the area, killing more than 1,500 people. (Oct. 5)

Indonesia quake victims buried in mass grave

October 5, 2018

Volunteers in Indonesia are burying hundreds of earthquake victims in a mass grave. More than 1,550 people are known dead after a destructive earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week. (Oct. 5)

Indonesia recovery and aid efforts trickling in

October 3, 2018

Aid was trickling into areas crippled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, but food, water, fuel and medicine had yet to reach the hardest-hit areas outside Palu, the largest city heavily damaged. (Oct. 3)

Volcano follows earthquake on Indonesian island

October 3, 2018

A volcano erupted Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island struck last week by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, and authorities warned planes about volcanic ash in the air. No evacuations were immediately ordered. (Oct. 3)

Indonesia quake survivors grow more desperate

October 2, 2018

Survivors in Palu, Indonesia pick through ruins of their houses after a devastating quake and tsunami. (Oct. 2)

Satellite images show Indonesia destruction

October 2, 2018

Satellite images show the destruction fin Indonesia as the death toll from the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit the island of Sulawesi increases to over 800 , and nearly 50,000 people have been displaced by the disaster. (Oct. 1)

Rescuers reach Indonesian city hard-hit by quake

October 1, 2018

The hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu began burying its dead from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 840 people and left thousands homeless. The death toll is expected to rise as areas cut off by the damage are reached. (Oct. 1)

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October 1, 2018

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi left heart-wrenching scenes of destruction and human suffering.

The toll of more than 800 dead is largely from the city of Palu and is expected to rise as areas cut off by the damage ...

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