Indonesia tsunami: Death toll continues to climb  The Advertiser

The death toll from the tsunami that hit the Indonesian islands without warning on Saturday night has passed 420 with more than 1,400 people injured.

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Christmas has come and gone but the partial government shutdown is just getting started.

The US President says the Government will stay closed until Democrats meet his demands to fund his long-promised wall at the US-Mexico border.

There's no end in sight for the US government shutdown as President Donald Trump digs in his heels and demands funding for a wall on the border with Mexico.

Residents are being told to stay at least 2km away from the coast as the Krakatau volcano continues to erupt, billowing white smoke and clouds of ash hundreds of metres into the air.