Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region.
The Reko Diq mine case shows the overreach of a secretive arbitration system.
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake sent residents fleeing to higher ground over fears of a Tsunami as more than 200 buildings were damaged, with some 13 houses destroyed.
Veteran US compensation expert Ken Feinberg has been hired by Boeing to oversee the distribution.
Southeast Asian nations are refusing to become a landfill for hazardous foreign trash, often sent by developed countries including Japan, Australia, Canada and the US.
Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude centred in Molucca Sea between north Sulawesi and north Malukuon, US Geological Survey says, triggering a tsunami warning.
The multiyear payout is independent of lawsuits filed by families of the 346 people killed in the two 737 MAX crashes, which happened in October 2018 and March of this year, a Boeing spokesman said.
Indonesia rejected the waste due to violation of import rules.
The police chief of Binjai town, Nugroho Tri Nuryanto, said a gas canister explosion may have set off the blaze, but that the cause still needed to be confirmed.
The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Qatar, China, and Iran arrived for Asian cooperation summit in Tajikistan, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the world to respect UN resolutions and the historical and legal status of Jerusalem.
Acting head of US Federal Aviation Administration Daniel Elwell says, "We can't be driven by some arbitrary timeline."
The riots came after the General Election Commission announced President Joko Widodo had beaten his challenger former general Prabowo Subianto in the April 17 presidential poll.
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