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Authorities Prosecute Illegal Orangutan Trader
2012-02-24 08:46:47

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP) announced today Sumatra's first ever successful sentence of an illegal orangutan owner and trader in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

On 6 August, the website of the Indonesian daily Kompas reported that 13 residents of Air Batu Village, Air Batu Sub-district, Asahan District, North Sumatra, were suspected of being infected with Avian Influenza. Two were being treated in the isolation ward at Adam Malik Hospital in Medan.

2006-04-05 05:40:38

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Four Indonesian policemen died on Wednesday when an explosive device accidentally blew up during a bomb-disposal training exercise, police said. Several other people were wounded by the blast in a police compound in the northwestern city of Medan on Sumatra island.

2006-04-05 05:02:28

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Three Indonesian policemen died on Wednesday when an explosive device accidentally blew up during a bomb-disposal training exercise, police said. Several other people were wounded by the blast in a police compound in the northwestern city of Medan on Sumatra island.

2005-09-05 09:38:11

By Tomi Soetjipto MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A domestic airliner crashed in a busy residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after take-off on Monday, killing 104 people aboard and 39 local residents in an inferno on the ground.

2005-09-05 09:00:11

By Tomi Soetjipto and Darren Whiteside MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A domestic airliner crashed in a busy residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after take-off on Monday, killing 104 people aboard and 39 bystanders in an inferno on the ground.

2005-09-05 02:48:26

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A Boeing 737-200 crashed in a residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after takeoff on Monday, killing up to 117 people on board as well as bystanders in an inferno on the ground.

2005-09-05 01:18:42

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 100 people are feared dead after a Boeing 737-200 crashed in the center of Indonesia's third biggest city on Monday just after takeoff, breaking into pieces and setting fire to homes and cars.


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