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India

Angie Teo

Muslims perform Eid prayers, socially distanced and masked

31 Jul 2020

JAKARTA/KOLKATA/CAIRO Masked and socially distanced to fight the coronavirus, Muslims around the world held prayers on Friday to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha, with mosques at reduced capacity and some praying in the open air. | Video

Indonesian Muslims perform Eid prayers with social distancing, masks

31 Jul 2020

JAKARTA, July 31 Indonesian Muslims, wearing face masks and getting temperature checks as a precaution against the novel coronavirus, performed morning prayers on Friday to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha in mosques with reduced capacity as well as on the streets.

For world's largest Muslim country, a virus-disrupted and bittersweet Eid

24 May 2020

JAKARTA For Indonesia's 225 million Muslims, celebrating Eid al-Fitr this year, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, is bittersweet.

Indonesia invokes emergency measures in Jakarta, bonuses for doctors

23 Mar 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's capital Jakarta shut cinemas and other public entertainment on Monday at the start of a two-week emergency period to try to slow the accelerating spread of the coronavirus in Southeast Asia's biggest city.

Rescuer opens home to baby flying foxes orphaned by Australian bushfires

26 Jan 2020

BOMADERRY, Australia Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle. | Video

Australia volunteers feed wild wombats affected by bushfires

22 Jan 2020

SYDNEY To most of the world, the enduring image of Australia's bushfires has been injured koalas, but for former teacher John Creighton, the impact has been far worse for the native wombat.

Australia volunteers feed wild wombats affected by bushfires

22 Jan 2020

SYDNEY To most of the world, the enduring image of Australia's bushfires has been injured koalas, but for former teacher John Creighton, the impact has been far worse for the native wombat.

Australia volunteers feed wild wombats affected by bushfires

22 Jan 2020

SYDNEY To most of the world, the enduring image of Australia's bushfires has been injured koalas, but for former teacher John Creighton, the impact has been far worse for the native wombat.

In forest monastery, Buddhist abbot faces bushfire with a smile

21 Jan 2020

BUNDANOON, Australia Buddhist monk Phra Mana helped build his bush monastery with his bare hands three decades ago, but when Australia's worst wildfires in generations threatened to destroy it he stood up to fate with a smile.

Australia's flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

21 Jan 2020

KANGAROO VALLEY Hard-hit businesses in Australia's blaze-ravaged Kangaroo Valley are calling for tourists to return now that the wildfires are under control, and fear firms and jobs will be lost unless the all-clear message is heard.

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