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2006-05-13 02:25:00

Indonesia raised the alert status of the Mount Merapi volcano to the highest level on Saturday, prompting a compulsory evacuation of thousands of residents living on the slopes, officials said.

2006-05-13 01:25:00

Indonesia raised the alert status of the Mount Merapi volcano to the highest level on Saturday, prompting a compulsory evacuation of thousands of residents living on the slopes, officials said.

2006-05-04 23:35:00

Lava flowed on Friday from Indonesia's rumbling Mount Merapi, which experts say could erupt at anytime, threatening thousands of people in the country's central Java heartland.

2006-04-24 02:46:25

BOYOLALI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Thousands of villagers are ignoring government warnings of an approaching eruption and staying put in their homes on the slopes of Indonesia's rumbling Mount Merapi, officials said on Monday.

2006-04-18 03:27:30

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Many villagers living near a tremoring Indonesian volcano have ignored calls to evacuate and officials said on Tuesday local governments must be vigilant in prepare for the worst.


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