Death toll from Indonesia earthquake surpasses 1,200
A mosque tower stands amongst the rubble in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
The big picture: Northern Indonesia was struck by a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday, followed by a tsunami in Palu, a city with a population of about 335,000. The European Union, China and the United States have offered assistance to the Indonesian government, per the AP.