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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.

French drug smuggler moving to Indonesia's 'Alcatraz' after escape bid

Jakarta - A French drug smuggler who briefly faced execution in Indonesia will be transferred to a high-security prison island, dubbed the nation's "Alcatraz", following a second escape bid, a corrections official said Friday.

Indonesia's Aceh says wildlife poachers to get 100 lashes

Jakarta - Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia's Aceh province, which usually reserves whipping for morality crimes under Islamic law.

Indonesia scraps plans to close komodo dragon island

Jakarta - Indonesia has scrapped plans to ban tourists from an island home to komodo dragons and will instead limit visitor numbers and raise entry prices to create a "premium destination", officials said.

Hundreds arrested after fresh Indonesia legal-reforms protests

Jakarta - More than 500 people were arrested after clashes in Indonesia's capital amid nationwide protests against a raft of divisive reforms -- including banning pre-marital sex and weakening the anti-graft agency -- authorities said Tuesday.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 30: govt

Jakarta - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaster agency said.

Mass prayer marks one year since Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster

Palu - Thousands attended a mass prayer in the devastated Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, one year after a quake-tsunami swallowed up whole neighbourhoods and killed more than 4,000 people.Many in the crowd sobbed as they remembered victims of the 7.

Indonesia quake death toll lowered to 19: disaster agency

Jakarta - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands was revised downwards to 19 on Friday, the disaster agency said, lowering its previous figure of 23 killed.

Fresh demonstrations as Indonesian students die in legal-reform protests

Kendari - Fresh protests broke out across Indonesia on Friday as the president ordered a probe into two student deaths during a wave of demonstrations against divisive legal reforms, including banning pre-marital sex and weakening the anti-graft agency.

Indonesian student dies in law-change protests

Kendari - An Indonesian student died Thursday as thousands hit the streets nationwide in a wave of opposition to a major overhaul of the country's criminal code and a bid to weaken its anti-corruption agency, police said.

Indonesia braces for more violence after law-change protests

Jakarta - Hundreds of Indonesians gathered in several major centres across the archipelago Thursday as authorities braced for more violent opposition to a major overhaul of the criminal code.

Four dead after strong quake rocks eastern Indonesia

Ambon - Four people have died after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia's remote Maluku islands Thursday, destroying homes and triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims.

Strong 6.5 magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia: USGS

Jakarta - A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Burnt, stabbed, beaten: Indonesian police detail Papua deaths

Jayapura - Most of the 33 people killed in riots that paralysed Indonesia's restive Papua region this week died of stab wounds, blunt force trauma or burns, police said Wednesday, after one of the deadliest eruptions of violence in years.

Indonesia police fire tear gas at students protesting sex, graft laws

Jakarta - Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters outside Indonesia's parliament Tuesday as thousands demonstrated nationwide against a new criminal code that would, among other things, outlaw pre-marital sex and weaken the country's anti-g...
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The total number of Bornean orangutans is estimated to be less than 14% of what it was in the recent...
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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An orangutan is rescued from a bulldozed section of rainforest in Borneo, Indonesia.
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An adult male orangutan on the Tarantang River  Central Kalimantan.
An adult male orangutan on the Tarantang River, Central Kalimantan.
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Deforestation in Riau province  Sumatra  to make way for an oil palm plantation. Photo taken in 2007...
Deforestation in Riau province, Sumatra, to make way for an oil palm plantation. Photo taken in 2007.
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Animal Defenders Indonesia - Global March Say No To Dog Meat 5 April 2015.
Animal Defenders Indonesia - Global March Say No To Dog Meat 5 April 2015.
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This sunset photo on an island named Bangka country Indonesia
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The markets will be closed in Bali for Nyepi Day
Sarawak: four Kayan natives collecting gutta percha from a tree trunk.
Sarawak: four Kayan natives collecting gutta percha from a tree trunk.
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An Ogoh-ogoh effigy in Ubud, Bali
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Mosque; Aceh, Indonesia
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An Indonesian court had in April 2007 cleared Playboy Indonesia's editor-in-chief of distributing indecent pictures to the public and making money from them after a high-profile trial that exposed deep divisions in the Muslim-majority nation. The case was resurrected later, and Erwin Arnada was sentenced to two years in prison.
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WRECKAGE: A salvage ship in the Java Sea carries the tail section of AirAsia Flight 8501 that crashe...
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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'Trophy' photograph taken by an Indonesian soldier after he and his comrades murdered Ninuor Kwalik and his 12 year old nephew Daugunme in 1998, West Papua. © Survival
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The province of Papua
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French businessman Gauthier Toulemonde experimented with telecommuting from a remote Indonesian isla...
French businessman Gauthier Toulemonde experimented with telecommuting from a remote Indonesian island.
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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
POSSIBLE TRAGEDY: A Trigana Air Service ATR 42 waits on the tarmac at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo ...
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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