US couple found guilty of 'sadistic' Bali suitcase murder

2015-04-21 12:29

An Indonesian court has found a young US couple guilty of murdering the woman's mother and stuffing her battered body into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.

Sudan's Bashir cancels trip to Indonesia

2015-04-21 08:33

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir has at the minute cancelled a trip to Indonesia for a summit this week, a government official says, in what would have been his first trip outside of Africa in nearly four years.

Zuma zooms off to Jakarta

2015-04-17 20:35

President Jacob Zuma is set to visit Indonesia for bilateral talks and the Asia-Africa Summit.

Indonesian leader 'committed to environmental'

2015-04-15 13:47

Indonesia’s president has assured Norway, which has pledged up to $1bn in aid to help preserve the Southeast Asian country’s forests, that he is as committed to the environment as his predecessor, the Norwegian PM says.

Sumatran elephant found dead without tusks

2015-04-14 16:09

A male Sumatran elephant has been found dead without tusks in Indonesia's Aceh province.

Australia doing 'everything it can' for Bali death row pair

2015-04-08 10:36

Australia is doing everything it can to save two drug smugglers facing the firing squad in Indonesia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says after the pair lost their latest legal appeal.

Indonesian court rejects death-row Australians' appeal

2015-04-06 10:00

An Indonesian court has thrown out a last-ditch appeal filed by two Australian drug convicts on death row, paving the way for their executions.

Nigerian man gets death for trafficking drugs in Indonesia

2015-04-02 13:18

A Nigerian national has been sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug trafficking, media reports say.

4 000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands - agency

2015-03-27 15:38

An estimated 4 000 foreign fishermen are stranded on a number of remote islands in eastern Indonesia, including men who revealed to have been enslaved, an aid group says.

Australians on Indonesia death row submit appeal evidence

2015-03-25 10:01

Lawyers for two Australian drug smugglers facing execution in Indonesia have submitted evidence to a court as part of the men's latest attempt to avoid the firing squad.


US man gets 18-years for murdering girlfriend's mom in Bali

2015-04-21 11:27

An Indonesian court has convicted an American man of murdering his girlfriend's mother and sentenced him to 18 years in jail.

Indonesia launches anti-ISIS operation on island

2015-04-20 14:16

Indonesia's military has launched a counter-terrorism operation in the eastern island of Sulawesi to help police track down militants with suspected links to Islamic State.

Indonesian plane in emergency landing after bomb threat

2015-04-17 06:15

A passenger plane in Indonesia has been forced to make an emergency landing after air traffic control received a bomb threat, an official says.

Twitter becomes flood rescue tool

2015-04-14 22:21

As a social networking tool used by millions, Twitter can be a great help in disaster operations, say researchers.

Indonesian Islamic parties seek to ban alcohol

2015-04-14 10:01

Two Islamic parties have proposed legislation that would ban all consumption of alcoholic drinks and bring jail terms of up to two years for offenders in Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population.

Drug smugglers to be executed together 'for sake of efficiency'

2015-04-07 17:58

Indonesia's attorney general says 10 death-row convicts including two Australian drug smugglers would be executed together for the sake of "efficiency", according to a report.

Teachers' conviction in Indonesia for child abuse criticised

2015-04-04 08:01

Questions and criticism is growing over an Indonesian court's decision to convict two teachers at an international school for sexual abuse of children.

Deadly Indonesian landslide

2015-03-29 15:28

Six people have been killed and four others missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rain hit Indonesia's main island of Java.

Indonesia leader too busy to take Australia call – envoy

2015-03-26 13:31

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy during the past three weeks to accept a phone call from the Australian PM to plead for the lives of two death row prisoners, an envoy says.

Two kidnapped soldiers found dead in Indonesia

2015-03-24 13:07

Two soldiers have been found dead with gunshot wounds in Indonesia's once-rebellious province of Aceh, local media reported.

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