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2005-12-25 23:26:55

By Tomi Soetjipto BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Mourners across the world gathered on Monday along ravaged Indian Ocean coastlines on Monday to remember more than 231,000 people who died in last year's tsunami.

2005-12-25 21:45:29

By Tomi Soetjipto BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Countries around the Indian Ocean hold ceremonies on Monday to remember the many thousands who died in last year's tsunami, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history.

2005-12-24 17:32:58

By Darren Schuettler PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - Tsunami survivors and relatives of the dead laid wreaths and prayed on the Thai island of Phuket on Saturday as they began marking the first anniversary of the disaster.

2005-12-24 09:49:19

By Darren Schuettler PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - Tsunami survivors and relatives of the dead laid wreaths and prayed on the Thai island of Phuket on Saturday as they began marking the first anniversary of the disaster.

2005-12-22 22:36:06

By Tomi Soetjipto BANDA ACEH (Reuters) - An Indonesian boy, found wandering delirious on a beach in ruined Aceh province three weeks after last December's tsunami, made headlines around the world with his miraculous story of survival.

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2005-12-22 02:45:00

Abdul Malik usually sleeps late. With no job and a solitary goat his only asset, there is not much else to do in the Aceh town of Leupung where he lives in a wooden shelter for victims of the December 26 tsunami.

2005-12-21 05:05:18

By Tarmizy Harva BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - The last of hundreds of weapons handed in by former separatist rebels in Indonesia's Aceh were destroyed on Wednesday, fulfilling one of the most important conditions of a landmark peace agreement.

2005-12-18 23:25:49

By Emma Batha LONDON (Reuters) - As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.

2005-12-19 00:00:00

As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.

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2005-12-15 23:55:00

Most of the patients at Sigli General Hospital are trauma cases, which might be expected in this coastal town in Aceh pulverized by the tsunami and caught up in conflict between the Indonesian army and Acehnese rebels.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.