Powerful 6.5-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

2016-02-12 16:24

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia, but no tsunami warning has been issued, US seismologists say.

Indonesia air force plane crashes into home

2016-02-10 09:22

An Indonesian air force plane has crashed into a house on the country's main island of Java, killing two people on board and critically injuring a woman in the home.

26 Indonesians die after drinking bootleg alcohol

2016-02-08 11:51

More than two dozen Indonesians have died after drinking bootleg alcohol in central Java, police say.

Heavy rains in Indonesia bring landslides, floods

2016-01-24 20:39

At least five people have died, one is missing and thousands have been affected by landslides and floods after heavy rain hit 14 regions in Indonesia for the past four days.

Detained Malaysian was hours away from suicide attack

2016-01-17 08:26

An official says a Malaysian man was detained just hours before planning to blow himself up at an entertainment venue in Kuala Lumpur, after authorities raised the alert level following bombings in neighboring Indonesia

12 held after Jakarta attacks

2016-01-16 14:03

Indonesian police say they have arrested 12 people suspected of links to the Jakarta bombings.

Indonesia arrests ISIS suspects after Jakarta attacks

2016-01-15 07:27

Police tell local TV that three men have been detained over suspected links to Thursday's attacks in the capital.

Jakarta: It was a co-ordinated terror attack

2016-01-14 11:20

Suicide attackers struck the Indonesian capital, with a series of explosions and gunfire that tore through a Starbucks cafe and shook an embassy district in the Muslim-majority nation.

ISIS claims responsibility for Jakarta attacks - As it happened

2016-01-14 10:30

The Aamaq news agency, which is affiliated with ISIS, is quoting an unnamed source as saying the group carried out the series of six attacks in Jakarta. Seven people died in the incident, including five assailants.

ISIS gave a cryptic warning before Jakarta attacks

2016-01-14 09:10

ISIS issued a cryptic warning before multiple blasts hit the Indonesian capital Jakarta, killing at least four people, police say.


Indonesia: Apps must drop same-sex emoticons

2016-02-11 20:12

Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country

Indonesia jails seven men for supporting ISIS

2016-02-09 14:25

An Indonesian court has sentenced seven men to between three and five years in jail for supporting the Islamic State group, weeks after the extremist network launched a deadly assault on Jakarta.

Indonesian birds on the brink as forests plundered

2016-01-25 12:41

Barely a few days old, perched on a nest of twigs inside an incubator, a newborn Indonesian songbird – cherished for its melodious chirp – tweets weakly as a tiny metallic ring is attached to its leg.

Indonesia quake injures 8, damages houses

2016-01-17 13:28

Eight people were hurt and about 120 houses damaged when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake shook remote eastern Indonesia on Sunday, a government official said.

Jakarta attack toll rises to 8 - police

2016-01-17 07:23

The death toll in the Jakarta extremist attack has risen to eight, including four civilian victims and four militants, after a wounded Indonesian bystander died overnight, police said Sunday.

Indonesia on high alert as police probe attacks

2016-01-15 13:42

Army trucks thunder through Indonesia's capital as authorities boost security at possible terror targets and probed the suspected Islamic State cell blamed for Jakarta's deadly militant attacks.

ISIS claims responsibility for Jakarta attack

2016-01-14 13:13

ISIS has claimed responsibility for terror attacks in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, the militia's news agency al-Amaq says in a post on social media.

Jakarta police say attack over, they are in control

2016-01-14 10:47

Indonesian police say the bombing and gun attack in a busy shopping area of downtown Jakarta has ended with 5 assailants confirmed dead.

Indonesia was warned last month of terrorist threat

2016-01-14 10:01

The deadly attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta were not a complete surprise to Indonesian authorities, who warned last month of a credible terror threat

Gunfire and explosions in the Indonesian capital Jakarta have killed at least four people, with police flooding the streets amid fears gun-toting militants were still on the run. WARNING: Graphic content.

Gunfire and explosions in the Indonesian capital Jakarta have killed at least four people, with police flooding the streets amid fears gun-toting militants were still on the run. WARNING: Graphic content.

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