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Rabies outbreak in Bali

The US goverment has issued travel advisories for Americans visiting Bali in recent months. The concern is an outbreak of rabies. Now one woman has been working with local authorities to help control the problem. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.

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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.

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Meatball soup for Obama

President Obama will have a lot on his plate during his visit to Indonesia. But many Indonesians seem more interested in what will be on the president's dinner plate Their top choice is a meatball soup called bakso. Chad Bouchard reports from Jakarta.

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Obama to address Muslim world from Indonesia

President Obama is in Indonesia today, home of the world's most populous Muslim nation. Tomorrow the President will address the Muslim world at an Indonesian university and reporter Julia Simon reports that there is much anticipation about the same.

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Coffee and music in Indonesia

How do young people in the Indonesian province of Aceh have fun and obey strict Islamic or sharia law? As Julia Simon reports, they go listen to music in the region's many coffee shops.

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Saving the Orangutan

In the Geo Quiz we hear about an unusual effort to save Orangutans. These great apes are threatened by poaching and especially habitat loss. Their habitat happens to be in Indonesia and Malaysia but it's limited to 2 islands. Can you name them?

Music Heard on Air

Tunes spun on The World between our reports for June 10, 2011. Artists featured are: John McCormack, Just A Band, AfroCubism, Pell Mell, Oki Dub Ainu Band, Senge, Oran Etkin.