Two large, powerful volcanoes have recently erupted, releasing rivers of lava and clouds of toxic gas. On Sunday, Indonesia's Mount Semeru erupted, forcing thousands from their homes. Last week, Hawaii's Mauna Loa erupted. Both eruptions are still active.
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On Monday, Indonesia was hit by a strong earthquake that left at least 162 people dead. Several hundred more people were injured. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck the island of Java. Rescue workers are struggling to help those who are injured and missing.
Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Erupts, Covering Villages
Mount Semeru volcano in Indonesia erupted suddenly on Saturday, sending huge clouds of ash and smoke miles into the sky. The falling ash has covered several nearby villages. Hundreds of people have been forced from their homes and at least 14 people have died.
News Roundup: Keystone Cancelled, BTS Meals, & Cicada Plane
In today's news roundup, the Keystone XL pipeline has been permanently cancelled, McDonald's BTS Meal is so popular in Indonesia that several restaurants had to be closed, and cicadas prevent a plane for White House reporters from taking off.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing massive flooding across South Asia. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, and other countries.
In today's news roundup, Indonesia's capital struggles with deadly floods, scientists catch a puffin using a stick as a tool, and Canada's army bases were invaded - by Pokémon Go players.
Hundreds of fires have been burning in Indonesia, clearing rainforests and other areas, and creating clouds of smoke that are affecting not only Indonesia, but Malaysia and Singapore as well.
On Monday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced plans for moving the country's capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo. The move is meant to solve several big problems, but it will be very expensive.
Man Walks Backward 435 Miles to Protect Rainforest
A man in Indonesia is walking backwards for 435 miles (700 km). He's making the trip to encourage the government and others to protect and rebuild Indonesia's rainforests.
NewsForKids.net takes a look at the results of recent elections in South Africa, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Thailand.
In recent weeks scientists have found two very different animals that have not been seen in dozens of years - a very rare tortoise and the world's largest bee.