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2006-07-24 03:25:55

By Crack Palinggi PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian children returned to school on Monday in an area of Java devastated by a tsunami, the latest sign of a slow resumption of normal life after the killer waves struck a week ago.

2006-07-23 03:06:14

By Crack Palinggi PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian Christians in tsunami-hit areas prayed in church on Sunday as life slowly limped back to normal six days after the disaster that killed nearly 700 people.

2006-07-22 02:23:33

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Fears of disease grew in Indonesia's tsunami-hit areas on Saturday as thousands of people camped out in the heat with no clean water five days after the disaster that killed nearly 700 people.

2006-07-20 22:40:30

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was set on Friday to visit this beach town, hardest hit by the deadly south Java coast tsunami, as it struggles to return to normalcy.

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.

2006-07-19 23:28:46

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Survivors of the Java coast's tsunami were trying to pick up the pieces of their lives on Thursday, despite repeated aftershocks that have been shaking pasts of the island and spreading fresh fear.

2006-07-19 14:35:00

Red-faced U.S. scientists are revising earthquake analysis procedures after an inexperienced overnight team failed to quickly review a major earthquake that caused a tsunami killing more than 550 in Indonesia, an official said on Wednesday.

2006-07-19 10:32:39

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region and a new tremor off the southwestern Java coast sowed fear on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550.

2006-07-19 06:50:17

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region sent hundreds scrambling for high ground on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550.


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