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Frantic hunt for Indonesian submarine as rescuers home in on signal

Bali - Indonesia's desperate search for a missing submarine and its 53 crew was focused on a signal from an unidentified object Friday, with just hours to go before the stricken vessel's oxygen reserves ran out.

Virus-hit Indonesia orders executions online

Jakarta - Indonesia has sentenced scores of prisoners to death over Zoom and other video apps during the pandemic in what critics say is an "inhumane" insult to those facing the firing squad.

Time running out for 53 crew on missing Indonesian submarine

Bali - Indonesian warships led the hunt Thursday for a submarine that went missing with 53 crew aboard and only enough oxygen for a few days.

Indonesia navy searching for submarine with 53 aboard

Jakarta - Indonesian navy ships on Thursday scoured a patch of ocean off the coast of Bali searching for a submarine with 53 crew aboard after losing contact with the vessel during military exercises.

Indonesian hackers arrested over $60 million US Covid-19 scam

Surabaya - Two Indonesian hackers have been arrested over an international scam in which $60 million was stolen from a Covid-19 aid programme helping Americans left jobless by the pandemic, authorities said.

Seven killed after quake rocks Indonesia's Java island

Jakarta - At least seven people were killed after a 6.0 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Indonesia's main Java island Saturday, as the country reels from a cyclone disaster in another part of the archipelago.

Six killed after quake rocks Indonesia's Java island

Jakarta - At least six people were killed after a 6.0 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Indonesia's main Java island, its disaster agency said Saturday, as the country reels from a cyclone disaster in another part of the archipelago.

New cyclone barrels toward disaster-struck Indonesia

Indonesia - A new cyclone was barrelling toward Indonesia and threatened to spark more floods and landslides, authorities warned Friday, as the archipelago reeled from a storm that killed more than 200 people, including victims in neighbouring East Timor.

Aid flows into cyclone-struck Indonesia as death toll rises

Indonesia - Indonesian navy ships packed with aid arrived Thursday in a cyclone-ravaged section of the archipelago, as the death toll from the disaster rose to above 200 people, including dozens killed in neighbouring East Timor.

Indonesia readies hospital ships for cyclone survivors

Indonesia - Indonesia's navy readied hospital ships Wednesday to help treat injured survivors of a cyclone that has killed about 160 in the archipelago and neighbouring East Timor, as fears grow over coronavirus outbreaks in cramped evacuation shelters.

'Suddenly we heard people scream: Flood!' - Horror in Indonesia

Larantuka - Homeless, injured, and with his daughter dead, Sugeng stares blankly as he comes to grips with the devastation left by floods and landslides on Indonesia's Adonara island.

Indonesia readies hospital ships for cyclone survivors

Indonesia - Indonesia's navy readied hospital ships Wednesday to help treat injured survivors of a cyclone that has killed over 150 in the archipelago and neighbouring East Timor, the disaster agency said.

Race to find dozens missing in deadly Indonesia, East Timor floods

Menteng Dua - Rescuers were searching for dozens of people still missing Tuesday after floods and landslides swept away villages in Indonesia and East Timor, killing at least 120 people and leaving thousands more homeless.

More than 75 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

Indonesia - More than 75 people have died and dozens are still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor, officials said Monday, turning small communities into wastelands of mud and uprooted trees.

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

Jakarta - More than 50 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste on Sunday, authorities said, warning the toll could rise further.

Indonesia flash floods kill 23, leave two missing

Jakarta - At least 23 people were killed and two are still missing after flash floods swept an island in Indonesia's easternmost province Sunday morning, rescue officials said.

Heavy security at Indonesia churches for Easter

Jakarta - Christians in Indonesia celebrated Good Friday under heavy security with forces on high alert following a suicide bomb attack at a cathedral last week.

Indonesia firefighters extinguish days-long oil refinery inferno

Jakarta - Indonesian firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a large blaze at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that had been burning for more than two days after an explosion.

Indonesia retrieves crashed Boeing jet's cockpit voice recorder

Jakarta - The cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Indonesian jet has been retrieved in "good condition", officials said Wednesday, more than two months after the airliner plunged into the sea killing all 62 passengers and crew.

Newlywed suicide bombers identified in Indonesia church attack

Jakarta - Two suicide bombers who attacked an Indonesian cathedral on Palm Sunday were newlyweds who joined a pro-Islamic State extremist group, police said Monday, as they arrested others suspected in the plot.
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