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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.

2006-07-17 16:14:59

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A tsunami triggered by a strong undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia's Java island on Monday killed 105 people, swept away buildings and damaged hundreds of fishing boats, officials and witnesses said.

2006-07-17 12:52:09

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami triggered by a strong undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia's Java island on Monday killed at least 80 people, swept away buildings and damaged hundreds of fishing boats, officials and witnesses said.

2006-07-17 15:33:21

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami caused by a strong undersea earthquake off the south coast of Indonesia's Java island killed 104 people on Monday, a Red Cross official said early on Tuesday.

2006-07-17 11:14:49

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami triggered by a strong undersea earthquake off the southern coast of Java island swept away buildings at an Indonesian beach resort on Monday and killed between 40 and 50 people, a Red Cross official said.

2006-07-17 10:20:00

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami triggered by a strong undersea earthquake off the southern coast of Java island swept away buildings at an Indonesian beach resort on Monday and killed nearly 40 people, an official and media reports said.

2006-07-17 10:17:34

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - A strong undersea earthquake off the southern coast of Indonesia's Java island on Monday triggered a tsunami that swept away buildings at a popular beach resort and killed at least 11 people, according to local news reports.

2006-07-17 11:57:48

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami caused by a strong undersea earthquake off the south coast of Indonesia's Java island killed at least 80 people on Monday, a Red Cross official said. "Our latest data show 80 people have died while at least 68 are badly injured.


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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.
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