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7 dead after volcano erupts in Indonesia

2016-05-22 18:00

The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia has risen to seven, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.

Indonesia landslide toll could rise:

2016-05-16 19:04

At least fifteen students holidaying at a popular tourist spot in western Indonesia have been killed in a landslide, with fears the death toll could rise.

Rare Sumatran rhino born in Indonesia

2016-05-12 20:02

A Sumatran rhino has given birth to a female calf at a sanctuary in Indonesia taking the critically endangered species a step further away from extinction.

Indonesian teens jailed for brutal murder, gang rape

2016-05-10 16:06

Seven Indonesian teenagers have been jailed for the brutal murder and gang rape of a 14-year-old girl that sparked a national debate on sexual violence.

Indonesian villagers 'mistook sex toy for angel'

2016-05-03 08:38

Indonesian villagers thought they had been blessed when a beautiful doll turned up on a beach, believing it to be an angel fallen from heaven, only to discover it was an inflatable sex toy.

Rare tiger dies at Indonesia's 'death zoo'

2016-04-20 20:11

A critically endangered Sumatran tiger has died at a notorious Indonesian zoo where hundreds of animals have perished in recent years, an official says.

Indonesian sailors kidnapped off Malaysia

2016-04-16 15:35

Gunmen have abducted four Indonesian sailors and shot and wounded one crew member on the high seas off the east coast of Malaysia's Sabah state.

Rare captured Sumatran rhinoceros dies

2016-04-06 20:05

A rare Sumatran rhinoceros has died just a month after being captured by Indonesian conservation experts on Borneo.

10 Indonesian sailors kidnapped in Philippines

2016-03-29 07:38

Ten Indonesian sailors have been kidnapped in Philippine waters by Islamic militants who have demanded a ransom for their release, an official said Tuesday.

WATCH: Solar eclipse begins sweeping across Indonesia

2016-03-09 07:43

A solar eclipse began sweeping across the vast Indonesian archipelago on Wednesday, with hordes of sky gazers set to watch the spectacle, which will be marked by parties, prayers and tribal rituals.

 

12 Indonesians dead after drinking bootleg alcohol

2016-05-17 12:39

Twelve Indonesian men have died after drinking bootleg liquor, police say, the latest deaths in the Muslim-majority country caused by homemade alcohol.

6 students killed, 15 missing in western Indonesia floods

2016-05-16 13:27

Rescuers have found the bodies of six university students who were among nearly two dozen who went missing in rain-triggered floods and landslides at a waterfall in western Indonesia.

Elephant kills veterinarian taking photographs

2016-05-11 13:24

A rare Sumatran elephant has trampled a woman to death at a tourist spot on Indonesia's island of Java.

Indonesia frees vessel captured by pirates

2016-05-10 07:12

Indonesia has freed a Singapore-flagged vessel captured by pirates off the coast of Borneo island, and detained nine suspects involved in the hijacking.

Militants threatened to slit our throats: Hostage

2016-05-02 17:34

An Indonesian sailor has described how Philippine Islamic militants threatened to slit his throat during a terrifying kidnap ordeal.

Floods, landslides leave 6 missing in eastern Indonesia

2016-04-18 18:00

Rain-triggered floods and landslides have left six villagers missing in eastern Indonesia.

2 Indonesian air force skydivers plunge to their deaths

2016-04-07 14:37

Two Indonesian military skydivers have plunged to their deaths during an airshow rehearsal in the country's capital.

Planes collide on Indonesia runway

2016-04-04 20:54

Two passenger planes have collided on an airport runway in the Indonesian capital, an airline spokesperson says.

One man's mission to save Indonesia's orangutans

2016-03-25 07:20

With forests disappearing at alarming rate, zoologist leases land from government to give primates safe haven.

Indonesia wants Gitmo inmate to stay in US jail

2016-03-08 17:15

Jakarta says it wants to ensure that an alleged terror chief being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, doesn't return to Indonesia under President Barack Obama plan to close Gitmo.

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