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US journalist arrested in Indonesia over alleged visa violation

2020-01-22 17:38

An American journalist working for an environmental website has been arrested over an alleged visa violation in Indonesia that could send him to jail for years, his employer says.

Indonesia floods leave two dozen dead, several missing - official

2020-01-02 10:44

Indonesia's disaster agency has warned of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 23 and left vast swaths of the megalopolis underwater.

Boxing day clashes in Hong Kong | Peace-making in Indonesia: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-12-27 07:20

Boxing day mall clashes in Hong Kong | Victims make peace with ex-militants in Indonesia; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

New Zealand ends search for volcano missing | Bus crash kills dozens: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-12-24 07:48

New Zealand police end search for two missing in eruption | Deadly accident: Indonesia bus plunges into ravine; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Decapitated Sumatran elephant found dead in Indonesia

2019-11-21 10:44

A Sumatran elephant has been found decapitated with its tusks ripped off in an apparent poaching of the critically endangered subspecies, an Indonesian conservation official has said.

Bali meth cases: French, Thai nationals could face firing squad

2019-10-21 14:47

Two Thai women and a Frenchman could face the death penalty after they were caught smuggling meth into Bali, the Indonesian holiday island's customs agency says.

Two dozen arrested after minister attack in Indonesia

2019-10-15 12:02

Indonesian police said they have arrested more than two dozen suspected militants after members of a network linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) group tried to assassinate a government minister.

WATCH | Happily unmarried: Couple frets over Indonesia's sex ban

2019-10-04 10:48

After 13 years together, one middle-aged Indonesian couple is worried. Their relationship is neither legal nor official, and a controversial new penal code to be discussed in parliament could make them criminals by banning sex outside marriage.

WATCH | People flee in panic as earthquake kills 20 on Indonesian island

2019-09-26 17:15

A strong earthquake killed at least three people and damaged a bridge, hospital and other buildings on one of Indonesia's less populated islands.

At least 20 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia unrest

2019-09-23 21:04

At least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured, as fresh unrest erupted in Indonesia's restive Papua region, with some victims burned to death in buildings set ablaze by protesters, authorities said.

 

Indonesia on edge as more downpours expected, flood toll hits 66

2020-01-06 13:04

Indonesians were on Monday told to brace for more heavy downpours after record rains triggered flooding and landslides that authorities said had killed at least 66 people in and around Jakarta.

Death toll in Indonesia bus plunge rises to 35 as more victims found

2019-12-27 11:30

At least 35 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, officials said in a new toll Thursday, making it one of the most deadly bus accidents in recent years.

WATCH | At least 24 dead in Indonesia bus plunge

2019-12-24 12:36

At least two dozen people died and 13 others were injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, police said.

DISCOVERED: This could be the world's oldest cave art story

2019-12-17 19:02

The world’s oldest narrative cave artworks, dating back nearly 44 000 years, has been discovered in Indonesia, scientists say.

Mass prayer at sea on first anniversary of Indonesia jet crash

2019-10-29 14:59

Grieving relatives toss flowers into the sea where an Indonesian Lion Air jet crashed a year ago, killing all 189 on board, after a final accident report pointed to plane design flaws as a key factor in the disaster.

Thai meth swallowers get 16 years jail time in Indonesia

2019-10-16 21:51

Two Thai men were sentenced to heavy 16-year jail terms in Indonesia on Wednesday after swallowing a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of methamphetamine in a foiled drug smuggling bid.

Several stranded whales found dead in Indonesia

2019-10-14 12:33

Seven pilot whales were found dead on an eastern Indonesian beach, an official says, after 17 were stranded in the remote area.

100 lashes for wildlife poachers under Islamic law in Indonesia

2019-10-04 10:24

Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia's Aceh province, which usually reserves whipping for morality crimes under Islamic law.

'We tried,' UK tourist says after battle to save SA couple who drowned in Bali

2019-09-25 09:05

Bystanders did all they could to help a Despatch couple when they were whipped around in choppy waves before drowning while on holiday in Bali, according to a witness.

Indonesia finds design flaw, lapses in 737 MAX crash: report

2019-09-23 15:43

Draft report prepared by Indonesian investigators also identified string of pilot errors and maintenance mistakes.

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