In our news wrap Monday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack carried out by a militant family at an Indonesian police building. That attack followed deadly bombings by another militant family at three churches in…
“The woman becomes more of a breadwinner and it enhances the entire family’s well-being,” including education for their children and more nutritious meals on the table, said Kate Schecter, World Neighbors' president and chief executive officer.
By Larisa Epatko
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck Java, the most populous Indonesian island, minutes before midnight Friday, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey.
By Joshua Barajas
A magnitude 6.5 quake killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds more on Wednesday, damaging or toppling more than 11,000 buildings in the northern province of Aceh, an area devastated by a 2004 tsunami.
By Michael D. Regan
By Larisa Epatko
In the early morning hours Wednesday, Indonesia was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake, which collapsed buildings, ripped apart streets and sent people to area hospitals. Nearly 100 people were killed.
Officials said they will likely find more bodies in Aceh province following the early Wednesday quake, the Associated Press reported.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added a net 161,000 jobs in October, dipping the unemployment rate a tenth of a percent to 4.9. Also, there are guilty verdicts in New Jersey Governor Chris…
In our news wrap Monday, President Obama said there’s “no connection” between Saturday’s bombings in New York and New Jersey and the Minnesota mall stabbings, which the Islamic State claimed it inspired. Also, the Syrian military declared a week-long ceasefire…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Indonesian counter-terrorism police arrested six men on Friday suspected of planning a rocket attack on downtown Singapore.
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