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Female Muslim clerics in Indonesia issue rare fatwas

Cirebon - Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia declared a series of fatwas Thursday, including one to tackle child marriage, a rare example of women taking a leading religious role in the Muslim-majority country.

SE Asian militant group JI regaining strength: think-tank

Jakarta - Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, blamed for major attacks including the 2002 Bali bombings, has regained strength in Indonesia and could spawn a new generation of extremists, a leading security think-tank warned Thursday.

SE Asian militant group JI regaining strength: think-tank

Jakarta - Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, blamed for major attacks including the 2002 Bali bombings, has regained strength in Indonesia and could spawn a new generation of extremists, a leading security think-tank warned Thursday.

SE Asian militant group JI regaining strength: think-tank

Jakarta - Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, blamed for major attacks including the 2002 Bali bombings, has regained strength in Indonesia and could spawn a new generation of extremists, a leading security think-tank warned Thursday.

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

Tondano - In a remote corner of the Indonesian archipelago, a modest synagogue stands in a tiny Jewish community that has found acceptance despite rising intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

Tondano - In a remote corner of the Indonesian archipelago, a modest synagogue stands in a tiny Jewish community that has found acceptance despite rising intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

Tondano - In a remote corner of the Indonesian archipelago, a modest synagogue stands in a tiny Jewish community that has found acceptance despite rising intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

Pence tours Indonesian mosque in outreach to Muslims

Jakarta - US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday toured the biggest mosque in Muslim-majority Indonesia during a visit seen as a highly symbolic gesture from an administration that has been accused of stoking Islamophobia.

Pence to tour Indonesia's largest mosque in outreach to Muslims

Jakarta - US Vice President Mike Pence will visit the largest mosque in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation -- Indonesia -- on Thursday, a symbolic gesture for the deputy in an administration accused of stoking Islamophobia.

Christian governor loses Jakarta run-off: pollsters

Jakarta - Jakarta's Christian governor on Wednesday lost heavily to a Muslim former government minister in an election run-off, private polls indicated, after a divisive battle that has damaged Indonesia's reputation as a bastion of tolerant Islam.

At least two dead, 26 missing in Indonesia landslide

Jakarta - At least two people were killed and 26 were feared buried under heavy mud after a landslide struck Indonesia, the national disaster agency said Sunday.

One dead, 28 missing in Indonesia landslide

Jakarta - At least one person was killed and 28 are feared buried after a landslide struck Indonesia, the national disaster agency said Saturday.

Indonesia searches for 17 people buried in Java landslide

Jakarta - Seventeen people were missing and feared buried after a landslide struck Indonesia, the national disaster agency said Saturday. The landslide hit Banaran village in Ponorogo district, East Java on Saturday morning, damaging up to 30 houses.

Indonesian man found dead inside giant python

Mamuju - An Indonesian farmer has been discovered inside the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was caught near where the man vanished while harvesting his crops, an official said Wednesday.

Indonesia's president says open to death penalty review

Jakarta - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said he would restore a moratorium on the death penalty if he won the backing of the people, after a spate of executions that drew international condemnation.

Indonesia's president says open to death penalty review

Jakarta - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said he would restore a moratorium on the death penalty if he won the backing of the people, after a spate of executions that drew international condemnation.

Indonesia's president says open to death penalty review

Jakarta - Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said he would restore a moratorium on the death penalty if he won the backing of the people, after a spate of executions that drew international condemnation.

Indonesian girl howls through circumcision as debate heats up

Gorontalo - Indonesian toddler Salsa Djafar was wearing a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and a shiny purple dress to mark a special occasion -- her circumcision day.

Indonesian girl howls through circumcision as debate heats up

Gorontalo - Indonesian toddler Salsa Djafar was wearing a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and a shiny purple dress to mark a special occasion -- her circumcision day.

Indonesian girl howls through circumcision as debate heats up

Gorontalo - Indonesian toddler Salsa Djafar was wearing a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and a shiny purple dress to mark a special occasion -- her circumcision day.

Indonesia vows action after UK cruise ship ruins coral reef

Sorong - Indonesia on Wednesday vowed to take action after a British-owned cruise ship smashed into pristine coral reefs and caused extensive damage, as residents of the popular tourist site lamented "paradise" had been ruined.

UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

Indonesia - A British-owned cruise ship has smashed into pristine coral reefs, causing extensive damage in a remote corner of Indonesia known as one of the world's most biodiverse marine habitats, researchers and officials said Tuesday.

Australian, Briton jailed over brutal Bali policeman killing

Denpasar - An Australian woman and her British DJ boyfriend were jailed Monday over the killing of a policeman who was beaten to death on a beach on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

British former war reporter jailed in Bali drugs case

Denpasar - A British former war correspondent will be released from a Bali prison in a matter of months after being handed a short jail term Thursday for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island.

British former war reporter jailed in Bali drugs case

Denpasar - A British former war correspondent will be released from a Bali prison in a matter of months after being handed a short jail term Thursday for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island.

British former war reporter jailed in Bali drugs case

Denpasar - A British former war correspondent will be released from a Bali prison in a matter of months after being handed a short jail term Thursday for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island.

Bali gears up for Saudi king's extravagant visit

Denpasar - Luxury hotels have been booked out and security forces deployed across Bali as the resort island geared up Friday for the arrival of Saudi King Salman on the latest leg of his extravagant Indonesian tour.

Saudi king urges fight against terrorism on Indonesia trip

Jakarta - Saudi Arabia's King Salman called Thursday for a united fight against terrorism in a speech to Indonesia's parliament during a landmark state visit to the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

Saudi king urges fight against terrorism on Indonesia trip

Jakarta - Saudi Arabia's King Salman called Thursday for a united fight against terrorism in a speech to Indonesia's parliament during a landmark state visit to the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.

Saudi king urges fight against terrorism on Indonesia trip

Jakarta - Saudi Arabia's King Salman called Thursday for a united fight against terrorism in a speech to Indonesia's parliament during a landmark state visit to the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.
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Air pollution over Southeast Asia in October 1997
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Dolphins are loaded into the back of trucks and placed in very small tanks with little water, said JAAN, then transported from village to village to perform. Many do not survive.
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POSSIBLE TRAGEDY: A Trigana Air Service ATR 42 waits on the tarmac at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. A similar plane is believed to have crashed Sunday on a Trigana flight from Jayapura to Oksibil.
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Bromo Mountain East Java Indonesia is a bautifull place to vacation or trip.
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Putting the final touches to an Ogoh-ogoh effigy
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Borneo orangutan, stranded on the last tree left in his rainforest home.
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An adult male orangutan on the Tarantang River, Central Kalimantan.
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Mount Lokon Volcano in Indonesia
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Disturbing and graphic footage of two tribal Papuan men being tortured, allegedly by Indonesian soldiers, has led to widespread demands for an independent inquiry.
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The markets will be closed in Bali for Nyepi Day
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Mosque; Aceh, Indonesia
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WRECKAGE: A salvage ship in the Java Sea carries the tail section of AirAsia Flight 8501 that crashed Dec. 28 on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore.
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President Barack Obama and Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono participate in the arrival ceremony at the State Palace Complex - Istana Merdeka in Jakarta, Indonesia,
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An Ogoh-ogoh effigy in Ubud, Bali
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Sukhoi Superjet-100
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Yogyakarta Performing art. This event was held in Yogyakarta. At 14 october 2011. The participant come from Japan,Korea,United States and also Indonesia. This is two days event
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Sarawak: four Kayan natives collecting gutta percha from a tree trunk.
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