Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano erupted and killed more than a dozen people on the western island of Sumatra on Saturday, the first time it is known to have claimed any lives, a senior government official said. Editors note: Some photos contain graphic content.
Jan. 28 Daily Brief: Celebrations in the Central African Republic, Ukraine PM resigns, State of the Union approaches
Residents of Bangui in the Central African Republic celebrate after rebels were escorted outside the city, Ukraine Prime Minister Mykola Azarov’s resignation is followed by repeals of protest restrictions, Obama prepares for the State of the Union address, and more in today’s daily brief.
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts, Egyptians vote on a new constitution, a real tortoise and hare race in the snow, and more in today’s daily brief.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced by the eruptions of Mount Sinabung, a volcano in Indonesia’s north Sumatra province. See Reuters pictures of Sinabung.