Death toll in boat accident off Malaysia rises to four

Malaysian maritime authorities found two more bodies floating in the sea on Wednesday after a boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants sank, raising the confirmed death toll to four with seven still missing.

Two dead, nine missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia

Malaysian authorities on Tuesday were searching for nine people missing at sea after an overloaded fishing boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants capsized off southern Malaysia, killing at least two.

US sentencing for fraudulent wine dealer postponed again

Sentencing for disgraced wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan, who was found guilty of fraud for manufacturing fake vintages, has been postponed to July, a US federal court said Wednesday.

Indonesian envoy to return to Australia after spying row

Indonesia today said it would send its ambassador back to Australia this month in a bid to normalise relations after a spying row that has soured ties between the two countries.

Brunei detains Indonesian on terror suspicions: Report

Brunei authorities have detained an Indonesian national with links to Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) for alleged "terrorist-related activities" in the oil-rich sultanate, a media report said Thursday.

Indonesian floods kill 23, displace thousands

The death toll in days of floods and landslides in Indonesia has climbed to 23, an official said today, as torrential rain pounded the capital.

Indonesia warns of Christmas terror attack threat

Indonesian police warned on Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.

Indonesian widows get Dutch compensation, apology

The Dutch government has said that it had compensated 10 women whose husbands were executed by its army between 1946 and 1947 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Indonesian President calls for Assad`s ouster

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, a media report said Tuesday.

Indonesian anti-terror squad criticised for deaths

Indonesia`s US-funded police anti-terror squad has killed seven suspected militants in recent days.

Philippines: 2 cargo ships sink; 32 aboard saved

A cargo ship loaded with cement sank in central Philippines and another vessel carrying iron ore went down off eastern coast.

Indonesian charged with blasphemy for atheist post

A civil servant who posted God does not exist on Facebook faces a maximum penalty of five years behind bars.

Indonesian logging ban covers primary forests

Indonesia on Friday banned logging in primary forests and peatlands for two years as part of a $1 billion deal with Norway to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, officials said.

Indonesia lawmaker `caught watching porn in Parl`

An Indonesian lawmaker faces an ethics probe after he was photographed apparently
watching porn on his tablet computer in parliament.

Indonesian panel keen about PM`s minority prog

Keen to know about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s 15-point programme for minority welfare, a delegation from Indonesia visited a national minority body here.

Indonesia tsunami death toll likely to pass 500

The death toll from a tsunami that pummelled remote Indonesian islands is expected to pass 500.

Indonesian volcano erupts again; strongest one yet

An Indonesian volcano shot into the air Tues dusting villages 15 miles away in most powerful eruption.

Indonesian stands trial over hotel bombings

A retired Saudi Arabian school teacher was to stand trial on Wednesday charged with financing suicide bombings at two Jakarta hotels that killed seven and injured more than 50.

Indonesian military`s `empire` poses threat: HRW

Indonesia`s military has failed to dismantle its "dangerous business empire" as ordered under a 2004 law designed to enhance civilian rule in the budding democracy, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.

Thousands gather in Indonesian anti-graft rallies

Students pelted rocks at police who returned fire with tear gas during one of several rallies across Indonesia on Wednesday to demand govt action to end widespread corruption among politicians, police and other public officials.