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7 October 2017 12:28 AM French tourist films himself atop active volcano Mount Agung in Bali

A Frenchman has earned the ire of Indonesian authorities by filming himself perched on the edge of the crater of Bali's active volcano Mount Agung. Karl Kaddouri, who lives in Bali, posted a video to social media of himself standing on the edge of the smoking crater on Thursday morning, saying it was a way of getting out of his "comfort zone". The National 21

30 September 2017 11:25 AM Mount Agung: Footage emerges of people walking to volcano summit amid eruption fears

Evidence has emerged on social media of three Indonesian priests venturing to the peak of Bali's Mount Agung volcano ahead of its expected eruption. The videos shared on Facebook show the men standing near the crater where steam can be seen rising. The area has been evacuated, with a 12 kilometre exclusion zone in place from the summit. More than 100,000 people 12

29 September 2017 9:55 AM Bali volcano belches steam, sulphur as more evacuees flee

IT’S meant to be a life saver for many of those stuck on Bali during a potential eruption, but there’s one big problem. Nyoman Kasna, a local Balinese official, is taking his role incredibly seriously. For him, this is quite literally a move that could determine life or death, as officials report the mighty Mount Agung is “inflated” and “swollen 75

27 September 2017 11:08 AM Indonesia plans to divert Bali flights as Mount Agung eruption ‘imminent’

Tourists getting eruption 'jitters'  Officials announced the highest possible alert level on Friday due to the increasing volcanic activity, and told people to stay at least nine kilometres away from the crater. They are still stressing the island is generally safe, but there are signs the volcano is starting to give tourists the jitters. "Amed is safe from the lava but still 33

27 September 2017 1:24 AM Food aid and face masks dispatched to Bali as 75,000 flee volcano

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the resort hub of Kuta, has been rumbling since August and threatening to erupt for the first time since 1963 - a potential blow to the country's lucrative tourism industry. Increasingly frequent tremors show the molten magma is still rising towards the surface, with the mountain entering a "critical phase", said the national 81

24 September 2017 10:43 PM Bali volcano: Evacuations continue as tremors suggest Mount Agung eruption imminent

The tremors rocking Bali's Mount Agung are continuing to increase in intensity and frequency, suggesting an eruption is imminent. The tremors are caused by magma pushing towards the surface. The majority of earthquakes are also shallower than in previous days, which vulcanologists say is significant. About 600 police have been trying to get stragglers 21

22 September 2017 10:31 PM Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level

TREMORS and smoke billowing from Bali’s Mount Agung volcano indicates it could blow within 24 hours, forcing a mass evacuation. Some 10,000 villagers have already left their homes around the mountain, while more than 200,000 have received warnings. It was the third time in little more than a week that the alert level has been raised. This time it is rated 37

12 September 2017 3:51 PM Family die falling into volcano crater

THREE members of the same family have died after falling into a 1000C volcanic crater near Naples, Italy. The Sun reports that one of the children - a boy aged 11 - is believed to have crossed a safety barrier and tumbled into the Solfatara Crater at Pozzuoli. The three who died were named as Massimiliano Carrer, 45, his wife Tiziana Zaramella, 42, and Lorenzo 45

19 May 2017 2:06 AM 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event To Add Three Arena Maps, Dance Emotes: Will We Finally See Doomfist?

Details regarding the upcoming Overwatch anniversary event have started to trickle out, with Blizzard about to add Arena maps and dance emotes into the popular multiplayer shooter. Blizzard is celebrating an awesome first year for Overwatch, and is planning to launch an anniversary event on May 23. Several official Overwatch Twitter accounts have uploaded 55

14 November 2016 9:55 PM Canberra's amateur astronomers travel for glimpse at supermoon

Keen amateur astronomers were expected to travel from Canberra's cloudy skies on Monday night in search of a better view of the biggest and brightest moon in nearly 70 years. From Sydney to Washington DC, spectators look up to the skies to catch sight of the brightest moon in almost 69 years. Canberra Astronomical Society secretary Fay Neil said rainy 36