Indonesian plane crash: Engine blamed

2015-07-02 19:00

An engine malfunction is likely the cause of the crash of an Indonesian military plane in Medan city, the Air Force says. .

Indonesia crash: Bodies brought out of hospital

2015-07-01 10:29

Several rows of wooden coffins are lying outside the hospital in Medan, Indonesia’s largest city, where remains of victims of the C-130 Hercules plane crash are being brought in ambulances.

Indonesian air marshal: It looks like there are no survivors

2015-06-30 16:16

At least 55 people have been killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board.

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

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Indonesian military aircraft crashes, burst into flames

2015-06-30 09:16

An Indonesian military aircraft has crashed into a residential area and burst into flames moments after take-off in North Sumatra province, the military says.

French convict will not be executed during Ramadan

2015-06-22 15:43

A French national who lost his last-ditch appeal against the death sentence will not be executed during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Precarious existence in shadow of Indonesian volcano

2015-06-21 13:41

When Indonesian farmer Elfi Dalimunthe fled to safety last week as a volcano hurled hot ash and rocks across the sky, it marked the third time she was forced to abandon her home in recent years.

Skipper insists Australia paid him to take back asylum seekers

2015-06-17 17:47

The captain of a boat carrying asylum seekers insists he was paid by Australian officials to turn back to Indonesia.

Australia tells Indonesia to fix its borders

2015-06-15 10:53

Australia has told Indonesia to better secure its borders in a stinging rebuke after Jakarta demanded answers to allegations Canberra paid to turn back a boat of asylum-seekers.

Indonesia volcano at high alert level unleashes fresh burst

2015-06-10 10:59

A volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing clouds of searing gas high into the air let out a new powerful burst.


2 sisters, locked in an embrace, are among Indonesian plane victims

2015-07-01 11:33

Among the 122 people aboard Indonesia's C-130 military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood are two sisters, their bodies locked in an embrace.

141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

2015-07-01 05:30

The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in Medan, Indonesia has jumped to more than 140, with the list of victims growing from the surrounding neighbourhood where the plane went down.

113 people were on board crashed Indonesian plane

2015-06-30 14:30

A Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a northern residential area two minutes after takeoff on Tuesday was carrying 113 people, an air force spokesperson says.

20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames

2015-06-30 10:11

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.

Drilling caused Indonesia mud volcano - study

2015-06-29 20:59

Geologists have reignited the debate about whether to blame nature or humans for the devastating eruption nine years ago of an Indonesian mud volcano.

Indonesian court rejects death-row Frenchman's appeal

2015-06-22 10:10

An Indonesian court has thrown out an appeal lodged by a French death-row convict challenging a presidential decision to reject his request for clemency.

Unemployment piles up problems for Indonesia

2015-06-21 13:41

Indonesian companies are shedding jobs as they grapple with the weakest economic growth in six years, adding to the troubles facing President Joko Widodo.

Indonesia evacuates more near Mount Sinabung

2015-06-15 16:35

Authorities in western Indonesia are evacuating more villagers living near a volcano that's been rumbling for weeks.

Australia ignores Indonesia plea for answers on boat payment claim

2015-06-14 11:29

Australian PM Tony Abbott refused again Sunday to deny allegations an official paid thousands of dollars to turn back a boatload of asylum-seekers, despite calls from Indonesia for answers.

Thrifty consumers put brakes on Indonesia's economy

2015-06-08 12:40

The Muslim fasting month marks a time of plenty in Indonesia: shoppers throng Jakarta's markets snapping up gifts to exchange at extravagant fast-breaking celebrations.

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