Indonesia
Photo by Sophia Lee

Surviving the concrete jungle of Jakarta

Travel
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/04/15, 02:39 pm

WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular reports of what she sees, feels, and does—Nellie Bly–style.

JAKARTA, Indonesia—The city may be paved with cement and asphalt, and its ever-shifting skyline may glimmer and blink like Manhattan’s, but Jakarta is still very much a jungle.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jossy Ola

Globe Trot: Boko Haram behind two bombings in northern Nigeria

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/23/15, 12:25 pm

NIGERIA: Twin bomb blasts have killed at least 17 in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state and headquarters of Boko Haram. Another blast is reported this hour in Yola, killing 14. Nigeria’s police chief is warning residents not to pick up abandoned iPads or laptops—items Boko Haram terrorists are using to conceal explosives.

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Associated Press/Médecins Sans Frontières

Globe Trot: Story of Afghan hospital attack changes again

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/16/15, 01:42 pm

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