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Indonesian Floods Kill 12

Jakarta streets inundated; landslides on Sumatra

(Newser) - Heavy trains have triggered floods and landslides across the Indonesian archipelago, killing at least 12 people and displacing thousands, Reuters reports. Jakarta's 14 million citizens are wading through knee-high water, and the country's president was forced to abandon his bulletproof car after getting stuck. On Java, more than 10,000... More »

Indonesia Mourns Suharto

Former dictator's sins take backseat as nation grieves

(Newser) - Suharto's critics kept quiet today as Indonesia mourned the former dictator on the streets and around TVs, the New York Times reports. Crowds swarmed an ambulance transporting his body, television channels ran nostalgic accounts of his life, and President Susilo Yudhoyono called on the nation to pray for Suharto, saying,... More »

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