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Indonesians worry another tsunami is coming, as 16,000 displaced and hundreds more dead or injured

(CNN)As the threat of more deadly tsunamis casts a pall over Indonesia, the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Tuesday that more than 16,000 people are displaced. Even if no more disasters like Saturday’s tsunami strike the Java and Sumatra coasts, those numbers could still rise as authorities work to gauge the true scope of the disaster. Want to help …

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Dreads for more tsunamis after hundreds killed in Indonesia

( CNN) More dangerous tsunamis could impress the Indonesian coastline in the coming epoches, permissions caution, as the volcano which provoked the weekend’s devastating motion continues to erupt. In the wake of Saturday’s disaster, Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geological Agency( BMKG) to obtain detectors which would add “early warnings to community.” Eyewitnesses described absconding for …

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China, Russia fear the US is boxing them in

( CNN) With weapons at their borders and neighbors aligning with an opponent, China and Russia could feel boxed in. But they’re in it together, and the two appear to be taking steps together against US world-wide hegemony. JUST WATCHED What could Trump do about North Korea?

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South Koreans may no longer face prison if they refuse to serve in the military forces

( CNN) South Korea incarcerates more conscientious objector than many other countries, but that may be about to change. “The state can no longer delay resolving this difficulty, ” the court said in a 6-3 decree detect that Article 5 of the country’s Military Service Act was unconstitutional because it does not offer any non-military alternatives. It sacrificed the government …

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Anti-Duterte senator removed from committee probing eradicates

( CNN) A longtime critic of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been toppled as the head of a committee probing hundreds of extrajudicial killings during Duterte’s ongoing struggle on drugs. Manny Pacquiao — a senator and former boxing whiz — moved a motion on Monday night to declare the chairmanship of the committee on Justice and Human Rights vacant which …

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Linda Burney: Altering Australia’s political organisation

( CNN) Linda Burney remembers her childhood all too well. In those epoches, she pronounces she was invisible to the Australian government and its parties. Aboriginals did not have equal rights as other Australians, and were treated as foreigners in their own land. “I grew up at a time in this country when Aboriginal parties were in some instances still …

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