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Ma·lu·ku

 (mä-lo͞o′ko͞o)

Maluku

(mɑːˈluːkuː)
n
(Placename) the Indonesian name for the Moluccas
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This volume compiles 26 stories by local people writing in the spirit of obasudura,o a concept evoking care for others, about their experiences before, during, and after the conflict between Christian and Muslim communities in the Maluku Islands archipelago in Indonesia from 1999 to 2002, particularly in Ambon.
According to NASA, the moon will black out the sun over Indonesia's main western island of Sumatra, before moving across Sulawesi and Borneo, and then over to the Maluku Islands.
1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes.
Part of this supply comes from Seram Island, which is part of Indonesian Maluku Islands between New Guinea and Sulawesi.
The Piper Seneca turboprop was flying from the eastern region of Papua to Tual city in the Maluku Islands when it was caught in a storm around midday.
7 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked off the waters in Eastern Indonesia's Maluku islands on Sunday Morning, Climatological and Geophysical Agency reported, No casualties or damage have been reported so far.
Besides taking the Indische Kerk of the Maluku Islands into a new era of growth, Kam was the NZG's point man for mission work in the eastern end of the Dutch East Indies.
The graphic video drew international attention to allegations of widespread torture and abuse of activists and civilians in restive Indonesian regions such as Papua and the Maluku islands.
Heavy volcanic ash falls were observed as far away as Borneo, Sulawesi, Java and Maluku islands.
In Indonesia, the communal conflict in the Maluku Islands provides one example of the media taking sides in reporting.
The movement resumed its activities after sectarian conflicts between Christians and Muslims rocked the Maluku Islands, known outside of Indonesia as the Moluccas, from early 1999.
James Veitch and Badrus Sholeh provide graphic accounts of the inter-religious violence between Muslims and Christians in Central Sulawesi and the Maluku Islands (including Ambon) respectively.