A motorcyclist, with his face covered with ash and wearing a mask, stops to rest at Perteguhan village in Karo district, Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, today. Photograph: Roni Bintang/Reuters

A powerful burst of hot ash and gravel has erupted from a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia, sending panicking villagers fleeing down the mountain(...)

Police officers stand guard outside Tanjung Gusta prison, which was set ablaze by inmates after a riot broke out last night. Five prisoners were killed and hundreds escaped during the riot. Photograph: Roni Bintang/Reuters

Scores of inmates, including terrorists, are still on the run after escaping from a crowded Indonesian jail that was still burning today after prisone(...)