Thursday, January 17, 2019
An AirAsia flight carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic controllers. Indonesian Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa said flight QZ 8501 lost contact with the Jakarta air traffic control tower at 7.24am local time. He said the plane had asked for an unusual route before...
Daniel Omar with his prosthetic arm
In warring South Sudan, you must trade your limbs for your life. At least, this was the reality for Daniel Omar, who in March 2012, at the age of 14, embraced a tree trunk to shield himself from a bomb's blow, and stepped away without his hands. Aware of...
As far as attempts for breaking world records go, this event in Bali surely has to be one of the most stress-free. One thousand masseurs from all over Indonesia gathered at Sanur Beach to set a new world record for the largest-ever mass massage. Lying on palmyra leaf mats, with the...
From flaming balls to burning barrels, a drag queen drop to an all-night Junkanoo - we see in 2014 with some of the world's quirkiest celebrations Watch the fireballs in Stonehaven, Scotland Thousands of revellers line the street in this small town near Aberdeen to witness the century-old Hogmany celebration, when...
AFP - Floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta have left at least 11 people dead, authorities said on Friday as murky brown waters submerged parts of the city's business district, causing chaos for a second day. The capital's worst floods in five years have also forced 18,000 people from their homes, the...