An Indonesian woman covered with ash from the Mount Kelud volcano is seen at a roadside in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Bimo Satrio/EPA

A volcano has erupted on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17km (10 miles) into the air an(...)

A villager runs as Mount Sinabung erupts at Sigarang-Garang village in Karo district, Indonesia’s North Sumatra province today. Photograph: Reuters

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano erupted and killed at least 11 people on the western island of Sumatra today, the first time it is known to have cl(...)