Indonesia

Global Politics

Indonesia's twin disasters

Twin natural disasters have hit Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted in central Java. Also this week, a powerful earthquake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami.We get the latest from the BBC's Karishma Vaswani.

Science, Tech & Environment

Aceh's orphans

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tsunami that roared across the Indian ocean. Donations have generously helped survivors there -- including in Aceh -- but the neediest children in Aceh these days are NOT tsunami survivors. The World reports.

Global Politics

Indonesia quake aftermath

Officials in the earthquake-hit city of Padang, Indonesia, have called off the search for survivors in the rubble of buildings five days after the disaster. Reporter Ann Dornfeld visited a village near Padang.

Global Scan

Could São Paulo's drought affect the World Cup this summer?

In today's Global Scan, São Paulo, the world's sixth largest city and a host city for this summer's World Cup, is running dry. Without more rain soon, rationing will have to start. North Korea normally blocks all contact with the West, but it has an exception — a university just for the sons of the elite. And Argentinians use an app to police prices in the supermarket.