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  1. Three dead in shootout with Aceh policeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Three gunmen were killed in violent clashes with Indonesian security forces in Aceh, police said Thursday, jolting the westernmost province as it prepares to mark a decade of peace. Indonesia signed a peace treaty with Aceh rebels in 2005, ending a 30-year struggle for independence which claimed 15,000 lives.

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  2. Indonesia's civilian, military leaders at odds over accepting stranded migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Rohingya migrant women, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, are seen inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 21, 2015. Malaysia and Indonesia issued a joint statement on Wednesday saying they will continue to offer international assistance to 7,000 migrants adrift at sea and assist them with "resettlement and repatriation" within a year with international help.

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  3. Three dead in shootout with police in Indonesia's AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Three gunmen were killed in violent clashes with Indonesian security forces in Aceh, after a dozen gunmen opened fire on the troops, with the battle lasting an hour until the group fled on foot, say police. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Three gunmen were killed in violent clashes with Indonesian security forces in Aceh, police said on Thursday , jolting the westernmost province as it prepares to mark a decade of peace.

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  4. Hundreds rescued as Myanmar offers first help in migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    A Rohingya child, who arrived by boat, drinks water at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia's Aceh Province, May 20, 2015. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Hundreds of starving people were rescued off the coast of Indonesia Wednesday as Myanmar, for the first time, offered to help ease a regional migrant crisis blamed in part on its treatment of the ethnic Rohingya minority.

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  5. .com | Shunned by much of Asia, migrants welcomed in AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    From rescuing migrants at sea to donating all they can, residents of Indonesia's Islamic Aceh province are warmly welcoming hundreds of desperate fellow Muslims who have fled their homelands - a contrast to the rejection they face elsewhere in Southeast Asia. Around 1 800 Rohingya and Bangladeshi boatpeople have landed in Aceh in recent days, abandoned by people-smugglers after their boat journeys to Malaysia were disrupted by a Thai crackdown on long-established routes.

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  6. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  7. Helipad vital, says RHH medical chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Mercury

    Dr Marcus Skinner says not having a helipad on the Royal Hobart Hospital was clinically unsound and a drain on ambulance resources. THE inclusion of a helipad in the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment would be a certain lifesaver, a leading specialist says.

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  8. Political refugees may be leaping into sea for rescue, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | UPI

    Indonesian rescuers have brought to shore nearly an additional 1,000 political refugees from the waters off the coast, authorities said Friday -- complicating an already complex influx of migrants to the Southeast Asian region. About 200 migrants were brought to shore Friday after officials believe they leaped from their boats into the Indian Ocean off Banda Aceh.

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  9. There are different kinds of earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AlertNet

    There are earthquakes that deliver a single or series of mighty jolts; others cause the ground beneath your feet to vibrate and tremble and defy you to stand. Today's earthquake was of a type I'm familiar with from Aceh, Indonesia, following the 2004 tsunami: a sudden shudder powerful enough to knock you off your feet, followed by a series of long, violent sine-waves that cause the land around you to rise and fall like a ship on a concrete sea.

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  10. Rescued migrants face grim situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Iol.co.za

    Indonesia on 10 May 2015 rescued more than 500 Myanmar Rohingya found drifting in a boat off the North Aceh coast. Many Rohingya Muslims, a stateless minority in predominately Buddhist Myanmar, often escape by travelling to Malaysia and Indonesia through Thailand by boats and cars that are run by smugglers, who hold them in captivity until ransom is paid by their family back home.

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  11. Hundreds, mainly Rohingyas, rescued off Indonesian watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | AlertNet

    ... rescued by fishermen at Lhoksukon in Indonesia's Aceh Province May 11, 2015. REUTERS/Roni Bintang BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, May 10 (Reuters) - Nearly 600 migrants thought to be Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis were rescued from at least two wooden ...

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  12. Nearly 600 rescued off northern Indonesia, thought to be RohingyasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, May 10 (Reuters) - Nearly 600 migrants thought to be Rohingya refugees from Myanmar were rescued from two wooden boats ...

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  13. Rescuers save 469 boat people off Indonesia's AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Bangkok Post

    Rescuers Sunday saved 469 boat people from Myanmar and Bangladesh who were stranded in waters off northern Indonesia, an official said. Policemen evacuate about 80 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar from a boat in Banda Aceh, northern Indonesia on April 8, 2013 "We received a report from fishermen this morning that there were boat people stranded in the waters off north Aceh," Aceh provincial search and rescue chief Budiawan told AFP.

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  14. My Day: Aceh Tsunami Museum guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | BBC News

    Raihal Fajriah was 17 when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami devastated much of Aceh. She now works at the Aceh Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, while studying a master's degree in disaster management.

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  15. My Day: Aceh Tsunami Museum guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | BBC News

    Raihal Fajriah was 17 when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami devastated much of Aceh. She now works at the Aceh Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, while studying a master's degree in disaster management.

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  16. Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of 2011: Facts and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Live Science

    This isn't likely to happen on the East Coast, but it could. This is an aerial view of damage to Sukuiso, Japan, a week after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area in March, 2011.

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  17. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  18. Indonesian Economy Shrinks a Second Quarter; Rupiah DeclinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bloomberg

    A street vendor sits behind a cabinet displaying jewelry in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Gross domestic product contracted 0.18 percent in the three months ended March 31 from the previous quarter, the statistics bureau said in Jakarta on Tuesday.

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  19. Banda Aceh bans unwed couples from m-cycle ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Star Online

    No longer allowed: A man and a woman riding a motorbike in Banda Aceh. The district has passed legislation banning unmarried men and women from riding together on motorbikes.

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  20. Indonesian regency separates sexes in schools, next up motorbikesRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | UAport

    ... and hopes to follow that up with a ban prohibiting the two sexes from riding motorcycles together. BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: An Indonesian regency has passed legislation requiring schools to teach boys and girls separately and hopes to follow that up ...

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