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2006-07-20 05:20:00

Survivors of the Java coast tsunami tried to return to normal life amidst the rubble of disaster on Thursday despite aftershocks that continued to spread fear and anxiety.

2006-07-20 01:40:00

Survivors of the Java coast tsunami tried to return to normal life amidst the rubble of disaster on Thursday despite aftershocks that continued to spread fear and anxiety.

2006-07-18 12:35:00

A tsunami that swept through fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island killed 368 people and more than 200 others are missing, officials said on Tuesday.

2006-07-18 11:47:14

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island has crossed 340, and more than 200 people are missing, officials said on Tuesday. More than 54,000 people have been displaced, they said.

2006-07-18 09:29:14

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island has crossed 340, and over 200 more people are missing, officials said on Tuesday.

2006-07-18 07:20:21

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll rose swiftly toward 300 on Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island.

2006-07-18 04:33:03

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian responses ranged from despair to acceptance after a tsunami on Monday killed at least 256 people on Java, the latest in a line of disasters to hit the sprawling, developing nation in recent years.

2006-07-18 05:55:00

The death toll rose swiftly over 300 on Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island.

2006-07-18 03:28:40

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 256 people were killed after a tsunami smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island, following a strong undersea earthquake, a Red Cross official said on Tuesday.

2006-07-17 20:32:18

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers picked through debris on Indonesia's Java island on Tuesday, searching for survivors a day after a tsunami killed at least 105 people.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.