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Tiger skin, foetuses found in Indonesia poacher case

Jakarta - The skin of a critically endangered Sumatran tiger and four foetuses have been confiscated after the arrest of several suspected poachers, Indonesian police said.

Sumatran tiger kills farmer in Indonesia

Palembang - A Sumatran tiger has killed an Indonesian farmer, police said Friday, marking the second fatal attack by the critically endangered species in less than a month.

Indonesia ministries ban pregnant, LGBT job seekers: report

Jakarta - Several Indonesian ministries are banning pregnant, disabled, or LGBT job hunters in favour of what one called "normal" applicants, the Ombudsman said Friday, slammed as "arbitrary and hateful restrictions" by a rights group.

Indonesia arrests dozens after IS-linked suicide bombing

Jakarta - Dozens of suspected Indonesian militants have been rounded up after a suicide bomber linked to the Islamic State group killed himself and wounded six others in a police station attack last week, police said Monday.

One dead, six injured in suicide bombing at Indonesian police station

Medan - A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Indonesia on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding six others, according to authorities who described the 24-year-old attacker as a "lone wolf".

Australian gets 4 months in jail over drunken Bali rampage

Denpasar - An Australian tourist who fly-kicked a motorcyclist and assaulted a man in his own home during a drunken rampage was jailed for four months on Tuesday.

Indonesia's halal tourism bid faces pig pushback

Muara - Indonesia's bid to lure more visitors by spreading halal tourism across the archipelago is facing a backlash, with a Christian celebration of pigs -- forbidden for Muslims -- the latest act of dissent.

Boeing design flaw a factor in Lion Air crash: Indonesian probe

Jakarta - A design flaw, inadequate pilot training and poor flight crew performance contributed to a Boeing jet crashing in Indonesia last year, killing all 189 people on board, investigators said Friday, in what one aviation analyst called a "damning" report.

Boeing design flaw a factor in Lion Air crash: Indonesian probe

Jakarta - A design flaw, inadequate pilot training and poor flight crew performance contributed to a Boeing jet crashing in Indonesia last year, killing all 189 people on board, investigators said Friday.

Indonesian president taps election arch-rival for defence minister

Jakarta - Indonesian President Joko Widodo Wednesday named his election arch-rival -- a former general accused of abuses -- as defence minister, a move which dismayed human rights activists.

Boeing 737 MAX flight control system key factor in Lion Air crash

Jakarta - Mechanical and design problems with a Boeing 737 MAX flight control system were key factors in the crash of a Lion Air jet last year, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing on their findings Wednesday.

Indonesia's Jokowi taps election archrival for defense minister

Jakarta - Indonesia's new cabinet members were introduced at an informal presentation on the palace steps Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo tapping his election arch-rival -- a former general with a chequered rights record -- as defence minister.

Boeing flight control system key factor in Lion Air crash: investigators

Jakarta - Mechanical and design problems with a Boeing flight control system were key factors in the crash of a Lion Air plane last year, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing Wednesday on their findings.

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off new term at heavily guarded ceremony

Jakarta - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo was sworn in for a second term on Sunday, as helicopters flew overhead and troops kept watch in the capital Jakarta -- days after Islamist militants tried to assassinate his top security minister.

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off fresh term after wave of crises

Jakarta - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo will kick off a fresh term Sunday, facing a wave of crises and with Jakarta under heavy security days after Islamist militants tried to assassinate his top security minister.

Tears, grief mark 17th anniversary of Indonesia's Bali bombings

Denpasar - Hundreds of mourners and survivors on Saturday commemorated the 17th anniversary of the Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people on the Indonesian resort island, as Islamic militant attacks continue to plague the country.

Indonesia leader orders beefed-up security after IS-linked attack

Jakarta - Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered beefed-up security measures Friday after two militants from an IS-linked terror group stabbed his chief security minister, with the politician in hospital recovering from emergency surgery.

Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Jakarta - Two members of an Islamic State group-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, sending the powerful politician to emergency surgery for his wounds.

More than 16,000 flee unrest in Indonesia's Papua

Jakarta - More than 16,000 scared residents have fled an unrest-hit city in Indonesia's Papua region, the military said Monday, as one of the deadliest eruptions of violence in years sparked calls for an independent probe.

Fake news sparks panic among Indonesia quake victims

Jakarta - Thousands of Indonesians are still in shelters nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake sparked a stream of fake news and hoaxes warning that an even bigger disaster was looming, the government said Monday.
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