Articles by Chris Brummitt

Balinese Extremists Garner Support as Martyrs

  • 15 August 06
  • The Associated Press
The terrorists who are sentenced to death for bombing a night club in Bali are polarizing opinion across Indonesia.

Thousands Killed by Earthquake in Indonesia

  • 29 May 06
  • The Associated Press
The magnitude-6.3 quake is centered in densely populated Java and triggers fears that a nearby volcano could erupt.

Aceh Rebel Army Is Disbanded

  • 28 December 05
  • The Associated Press
Indonesia's Aceh rebels formally disbanded their armed wing on Tuesday, effectively ending their 30-year separatist insurgency one year after the tsunami destroyed their battlefield.

A Year Later, World Recalls Fury of Asian Tsunami

  • 28 December 05
  • The Associated Press
The world remembered the fury of the Indian Ocean tsunami that one year ago Monday swept away at least 216,000 people in 12 countries and laid waste to entire communities in one of the worst natural disasters in memory.

Indonesian Market Blasts Kill Dozens

  • 30 May 05
  • The Associated Press
Police are investigating the terrorist attacks that killed at least 20 people in a Christian-dominated town.

Aftershocks Terrify Quake Survivors

  • 31 December 04
  • The Associated Press
Residents fled coasts in India, Sri Lanka and Thailand, heeding hollow warnings of new tsunamis Thursday, as pilots in Indonesia dropped food to remote villages yet to be visited by outsiders four days after the region's quake-and-tsunami disaster.

Challenger Leads Indonesia Elections

  • 21 September 04
  • The Associated Press
A former general who has pledged to fight terror and fix the economy was headed for a landslide win over incumbent President Megawati Sukarnoputri in Indonesia's landmark elections Monday, according a nationwide sampling of votes.

Muslim Leaders Call For Unity Over Iraq

  • 17 October 03
  • The Associated Press
Delegates at a Muslim leaders' summit struggled on Thursday to agree on the future of postwar Iraq.

Bali Bombing Suspect Goes on Trial

  • 13 May 03
  • The Associated Press
The man dubbed the ""smiling terrorist"" went on trial Monday for the bombings of two Bali nightclubs packed with tourists.