Bomb attack, police shootout in Indonesian city

2017-02-27 08:51

A small bomb exploded in a park in the Indonesian city of Bandung on Monday, with the attacker fleeing into government offices and engaging in a shootout with police.

Baby orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

2017-02-23 12:42

Baby primate Vena shyly turned her head away from a bottle as two vets tried to feed her, the latest Bornean orangutan rescued in Indonesia after being kept as a pet.

Kim killer suspect interviewed by diplomats

2017-02-16 19:32

Indonesian diplomats have met with a woman arrested in Malaysia for suspected involvement in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother.

13 dead, thousands caught in flooding in central Indonesia

2017-02-11 13:09

Up to 40 000 people have been caught in severe flooding following days of torrential rain in central Indonesia, where the death toll from landslides on Bali resort island rose to 13.

Light at the end of the tunnel for Manor's F1 hopes?

2017-02-01 12:26

Embattled Formula 1 backmarker Manor Racing's hopes of competing in 2017 may still be faintly alive.

Baby elephant rescued near Indonesian palm oil plantation

2017-01-18 18:12

A baby elephant found terrified and malnourished near a palm oil plantation is being nursed back to health at a conservation centre on Indonesia's Sumatra island.

Sumatran tiger mauls Indonesian man to death

2017-01-12 11:37

A Sumatran tiger has mauled an Indonesian man to death in a national park, in a brutal attack that left the victim with bite marks all over his body, officials said.

Indonesia police derail Christmas bombing attack

2016-12-21 10:25

Indonesian police said three suspected militants who were planning a holiday season suicide bombing were killed in a raid on the outskirts of Jakarta in the second imminent attack to be foiled in less than two weeks

US man pleads guilty in notorious Bali suitcase murder

2016-12-14 10:26

A Chicago man pleaded guilty to helping to plot the murder of a woman vacationing at a Bali resort, in a case that has already sent the woman's daughter to prison.

Mob kills man arrested for primary school stabbing spree

2016-12-13 10:33

An enraged mob in central Indonesia has forced its way into a police station and beaten a man to death, hours after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing seven children.


Australia-Indonesia restore full military ties

2017-02-26 12:01

Australia and Indonesia have announced the full restoration of military ties as the countries' leaders held talks following a brief spat over teaching material deemed offensive to Jakarta.

Prosecutors seek 8-year terms for tourists in Bali death

2017-02-21 21:03

Indonesian prosecutors are seeking eight-year prison sentences for a British man and an Australian woman accused of killing a police officer on Bali beach.

Indonesia launches anti-Valentine's Day condom raids

2017-02-14 17:17

Indonesian authorities raided convenience stores and seized condoms in a major city to stop teenagers having casual sex on Valentine's Day, the latest crackdown on the holiday in the Muslim-majority nation.

12 dead in landslides on Indonesia's Bali

2017-02-10 09:58

Twelve Indonesians, including three children, have been killed on the holiday island of Bali after landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed several villages, an official said Friday.

Extinction threatens 60% of primates

2017-01-19 18:23

From gorillas to gibbons, about 60% of primates, the closest biological relatives to human beings, are threatened by extinction due largely to human activities, a study has found.

Shallow earthquake rattles Indonesia's third-largest city

2017-01-16 16:52

A shallow earthquake has rattled residents of Indonesia's third-largest city Medan.

Indonesian tourist boat blaze kills 23, several missing

2017-01-01 18:07

A massive fire has erupted in a boat carrying hundreds of local tourists to an island north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, leaving at least 23 dead and 17 injured, officials say.

The fight to save Earth's smallest rhino

2016-12-20 18:18

Deep from within the Indonesian jungle a solitary, seldom seen forest giant emerges from the undergrowth. It's a Sumatran rhino, one of the rarest large mammals on Earth.

Aftershocks drive Indonesians from homes

2016-12-13 17:01

Indonesia's disaster agency says the number of people displaced by last week's earthquake in Aceh province has jumped to more than 85 000 as aftershocks drive people from their homes.

Indonesian police evacuate neighbourhood

2016-12-10 19:45

Indonesian police say they have evacuated a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Jakarta after discovering a bomb in a raid on suspected militants.

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