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Indonesia reviewing early release for Bali bombing-linked cleric

Jakarta - Plans to free a radical cleric linked to the deadly Bali bombings are under review, Indonesia has said, after the surprise decision drew sharp criticism.

Crocodile mauls woman to death in Indonesia

Menteng Dua - An Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a huge pet crocodile on the island of Sulawesi, officials said Wednesday.Deasy Tuwo, the head of a laboratory at a pearl farm in Minahasa in North Sulawesi, was killed by the 4.

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

Jakarta - The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to explaining why a brand new plane fell out of the sky just after take-off.

Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials

Jakarta - The cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky shortly after take-off.

Disasters rock Indonesia's '10 New Balis' tourism push

Indonesia - Picture-postcard Tanjung Lesung was a cornerstone of Indonesia's bid to supercharge its tourism industry, boasting palm-fringed beaches, a towering volcano in the middle of turquoise waters and a rainforest sanctuary for endangered Javan rhinos.

Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide

Jakarta - Rescuers are searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain left at least 15 people dead and dozens missing in western Indonesia, an official said Tuesday.The landslide occurred shortly before sunset on Monday in West Java province.

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

Pandeglang - The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.

Indonesia trims tsunami death toll, hikes injury tally

Jakarta - The number of people evacuated after Indonesia's deadly tsunami has nearly doubled to some 40,000 while more than 7,000 were injured in the disaster, officials said Friday, as they trimmed the official death toll.

Songs and toys for Indonesia's disaster-zone kids

Dompu - Via Sundari Octavia keeps a watchful eye on her small children as they sing and dance -- part of a trauma healing programme for kids displaced by Indonesia's deadly tsunami.

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

Binangun - Indonesia on Thursday raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the weekend, after earlier warning that fresh activity at the crater threatened to trigger another deadly wave.

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

Binangun - Indonesia on Thursday raised the danger alert level for a volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the weekend, after previously warning that fresh activity at the crater threatened to trigger another deadly wave.

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Indonesia - Indonesian search and rescue teams Wednesday plucked stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities desperate for aid in the aftermath of a volcano-triggered tsunami that killed over 400.

Prayers, fear in tsunami-struck Indonesian towns as toll tops 400

Indonesia - A small Christmas service was held near a stretch of Indonesia's tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, as panicked residents in one coastal town tried to flee after rumours spread that another deadly wave was about to smash into the coast.

'Everything's gone': Indonesian villagers recount tsunami horror

Gading - Asep Sunaria heard a loud "whoosh" just seconds before a wall of water threw him off his motorbike, swallowing his house and the village he called home until Saturday night.

No warning meant no escape from Indonesia tsunami

Jakarta - An unpredictable chain of events and an inadequate early warning system combined to deadly effect with the tsunami that slammed into coastal areas of Indonesia killing nearly 300 people, disaster officials and experts said Monday.

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Indonesia - Dozens of filled body bags were hauled away from buildings flattened by Indonesia's volcano-triggered tsunami Monday, as the death toll climbed to 373 and search teams pushed on with the grim hunt for corpses.

Death toll from Indonesia tsunami rises to 281: disaster agency

Jakarta - The death toll from a volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia has risen to 281, with more than 1,000 people injured, the national disaster agency said Monday, as the desperate search for survivors ramped up.

Rumbling Indonesia volcano could trigger more tsunamis, experts warn

Paris - Another tsunami could strike Indonesia, experts have warned, after a powerful wave caused by a volcanic eruption killed hundreds when it swallowed coastal settlements, taking earthquake-focused disaster monitors by surprise.- What caused the tsunami?

Indonesia's angry 'Child of Krakatoa' rumbles on

Jakarta - The volcano that triggered a deadly tsunami in Indonesia late Saturday emerged from the sea around the legendary Krakatoa 90 years ago and has been on a high-level eruption watchlist for the past decade.

Shocking video shows tsunami rip through stage as band performs

Indonesia - Dramatic video posted online showed the tsunami that struck Indonesia smashing into an open-air concert, hurling members of a pop band from the stage and slamming into the audience.

'Volcano' tsunami kills at least 62 in Indonesia

Indonesia - A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed 62 people and injured hundreds more as it slammed without warning into tourist beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, sending panicked holidaymakers and residents fleeing.

Rare albino orangutan released back into the wild

Jakarta - The world’s only known albino orangutan has been released back into the jungle more than a year after she was found emaciated and bloody in a remote corner of Borneo, an Indonesian NGO said Friday.

Trial of Pole charged for links to Papuan separatists postponed

Wamena - An Indonesian court Monday delayed the trial of a Polish man who faces up to 20 years' jail for alleged links to Papuan separatists because he did not have access to a translator.

Trial of Pole charged for links to Papuan separatists postponed

Wamena - An Indonesian court Monday delayed the trial of a Polish man who faces up to 20 years' jail for alleged links to Papuan separatists because he did not have access to a translator.

Families of Lion Air crash victims demand search for wreckage continues

Jakarta - Dozens of family members whose loved ones were killed in a Lion Air plane crash rallied in the Indonesian capital Thursday, demanding the search for the jet continue.

Indonesia's Aceh lashes men 100 times each for sex crimes

Lhokseumawe - Two men caught having sex with underage girls were whipped 100 times each in Muslim-majority Indonesia's conservative Aceh province on Wednesday, as one begged officials to stop the painful punishment.

Indonesia's Aceh whips men for sharia-banned gambling

Indonesia - A group of men caught gambling were publicly whipped in Indonesia's conservative Muslim province of Aceh on Tuesday as a crowd of onlookers cheered.

Great snakes! Indonesians wrestle with giant python

Pariaman - A viral video showing a gigantic python wrapping itself around an Indonesian villager has secured more than a million views, after locals wrestled with the serpent before successfully caging it.

Indonesia steps up search for Papua massacre victims as 16 bodies found

Wamena - Indonesian security forces Thursday stepped up the grim search for victims of a massacre by suspected separatist rebels in restive Papua province, having retrieved 16 corpses so far, the military said.

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Wamena - Indonesian soldiers hunted Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as two dozen construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.
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Bromo Mountain East Java Indonesia is a bautifull place to vacation or trip.
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MISSING: An Airasia Airbus 320 jetliner is seen taxiing at Singapore Changi International Airport in 2010.
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Vast stretches of water separate Australia from easy access to asylum seekers.
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Relatives of the passengers have gathered at Pangkal Pinang airport as the search continues
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This sunset photo on an island named Bangka country Indonesia
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AIRLINE: An Airbus 320 jetliner taxis at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia, in 2010.
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Burial on Nias, a small island off the Sumatra coast.
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Dolphins are hauled out of their plastic performing pools and loaded into the back of trucks.
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An Ogoh-ogoh effigy ready for the procession
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Deforestation in Riau province, Sumatra, to make way for an oil palm plantation. Photo taken in 2007.
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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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The total number of Bornean orangutans is estimated to be less than 14% of what it was in the recent past (from around 10,000 years ago until the middle of the twentieth century) and this sharp decline has occurred mostly over the past few decades due to human activities and development.
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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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Butcher in Bali preparing dog meat. (2013)
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FREEDOM: A group of West Papua residents demonstrate for independence from Indonesia at The Hague in the Netherlands in 2009.
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