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All victims of Indonesia plane crash recovered from jungle

Jayapura - The bodies of all 54 people killed in a plane crash in eastern Indonesia have been recovered from a remote jungle site and flown to hospital, an official said Thursday.

First of two flight recorders from Indonesia jet found near crash

Jakarta - Disaster workers have located one of two electronic flight recorders that could reveal why a Indonesian passenger plane carrying hundreds of thousands of dollars in emergency aid for impoverished families crashed in Papua province.

First bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash site

Jayapura - The first bodies of 54 people killed when a plane went down in eastern Indonesia were Wednesday carried from the remote crash site after bad weather hampered efforts to airlift them.

Crashed Indonesian plane found 'destroyed', no survivors

Jayapura - A plane that crashed in eastern Indonesia was Tuesday found "completely destroyed" with the bodies of all 54 passengers and crew strewn amid the wreckage in a fire-blackened jungle clearing, officials said.

Crashed Indonesian plane found 'destroyed', no survivors

Jayapura - A plane that crashed in eastern Indonesia was Tuesday found "completely destroyed" with the bodies of all 54 people who had been aboard amid the wreckage in a fire-blackened clearing at a remote site in dense jungle.

Indonesian rescuers reach crash site, plane 'destroyed': Official

Jayapura - Rescuers Tuesday reached the site in remote eastern Indonesia where a plane crashed carrying 54 people and large sums of money, and found the aircraft "completely destroyed", a search and rescue official said.

Bad weather hampers bid to reach Indonesian plane crash site

Jayapura - Bad weather hampered efforts Monday to reach debris in remote eastern Indonesian mountains believed to be from a plane that crashed carrying 54 people and cash worth almost half a million dollars.

Rescuers rush to mountainous region to find Indonesia plane crash

Jayapura - Scores of emergency workers in Indonesia were rushing Sunday to the mountains of Papua province after a commercial flight was reported missing and villagers reported seeing a plane crash.

Papua residents say they have found crashed plane

Jayapura - Villagers in eastern Indonesia's Papua say that a plane which went missing in the province Sunday with 54 people aboard has crashed, an official said Sunday. "The plane has been found (by villagers).

Indonesia school staff freed after abuse convictions quashed

Jakarta - A Canadian and an Indonesian jailed for sexual abuse at an elite Jakarta international school walked free from prison Friday to an emotional reception from supporters after unexpectedly being cleared.

After decade of peace, many in Aceh left behind

Banda Aceh - Fakhruddin Kasem hoped for a prosperous new life when Indonesia struck a deal to end a separatist conflict in Aceh, but a decade on the unemployed former rebel is so desperate he hopes to join the Islamic State group to make ends meet.

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Kuala Lumpur - Beijing was officially declared the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, narrowly beating Almaty, Kazakhstan by just four votes.

Europe responsible for refugees 'drowning in the sea': Erdogan

Jakarta - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Europe on Friday of not doing enough to help refugees fleeing conflict in Syria and Iraq, suggesting it was responsible for people "drowning in the sea".Turkey, which has taken in some 1.

Mary Jane Veloso could still be executed by firing squad

Philippine government officials representing the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ ) are now in Indonesia to discuss with their Indonesian counterparts the fate of death-row convict Mary Jane Veloso.

Strong earthquake hits Indonesia's Papua: USGS

Jayapura - A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Tuesday, US seismologists said, causing panicked people to run out of their homes.

British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda

Jakarta - British Prime Minister David Cameron begins a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal $1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Volcano briefly forces fresh shutdown of Bali airport

Denpasar - Ash spewing from a volcano closed the airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali Wednesday for the third time this month, forcing the cancellation of flights and stranding tourists during peak holiday season.

Indonesians stranded for Eid as volcanoes force airports closed

Surabaya - Thousands of Indonesians were spending Eid in misery Friday after failing to make it home to see their families as erupting volcanoes closed six airports, including in the country's second-biggest city.

Indonesia jails orangutan trader caught with baby ape

Jakarta - An Indonesian orangutan trader has been jailed for two years after he was caught trying to sell a baby ape from a backpack, a rare conviction for wildlife crime in the country, authorities said Monday.

Bali tackles backlog after volcano hits nearly 900 flights

Denpasar - Indonesian authorities at Bali's international airport were fighting Monday to clear a backlog after almost 900 flights were cancelled or delayed in recent days due to a volcanic eruption, causing travel chaos during the peak holiday season.
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