Monday, January 24, 2005

Earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A powerful earthquake rocked parts of Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island on Monday, damaging houses and triggering widespread — but unfounded — fears of another tsunami in a country still traumatized by last month’s disaster. One person was killed and another injured, police said.
Read the whole thing. Other develpments:
- The Japanese military aid mission has arrived in Indonesia.
- A US journalist, William Nessen, was deported for immigration offences during a reporting trip to Aceh.
- Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja said his country would host the first dialogue between the Indonesian government and the Acehnese rebels since a truce broke down in early 2003.
Read them all here.

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