Jakarta

Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison

At the same sentencing hearing, a co-conspirator, who received six years in prison, shook his fist in the air and shouted "God is Great."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Indonesian court jails ex-judge for eight years in graft case

A former Indonesian Constitutional Court judge was jailed for eight years on Monday for accepting bribes to influence court rulings, the state news agency Antara reported.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Taiwan protests Indonesia deportations of suspects to China

Taiwan issued a protest to Beijing Thursday over a decision by Indonesia to deport 22 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China, the latest such deportation to hit the island amid frosty cross-strait ties.

Aug 03, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

The Philippines military has defended the use of air strikes in its offensive, noting that militant snipers positioned on top of buildings made it difficult for ground troops to make headway in the dense urban environment.

Jul 21, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Indonesia bans Hizbut group that seeks global caliphate

The Indonesian government today banned Hizbut Tahrir, an organisation that wants to establish a global caliphate, under a new presidential decree criticised as draconian by rights groups.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday, the latest act of resistance by Southeast Asian nations to China`s territorial ambitions in the maritime region. 

Jul 14, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Five die in Indonesia plane crash

The plane was flying from Wamena to Derakma.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Plane with five aboard reported missing in Indonesia's Papua

Flying is one of the main transportation means in the mountainous and jungle clad easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua. 

Jul 05, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

10 injured as volcano erupts on Indonesia's main Java island

Some 142 people were reportedly asphyxiated in 1979 when the volcano spewed gases. 

 

Jul 02, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Suspected militant shot dead after stabbing Indonesian policemen

The attacker had just finished praying with several policemen and other worshippers on Friday night when he stabbed the two officers and screamed 'infidel', said national police spokesman Rikwanto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name. 

Jul 01, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Indonesia says seized Islamic State propaganda likely used by children

Indonesia has the world`s largest population of Muslims but is officially a secular country. Most Muslims practice a moderate form of the religion.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Barack Obama making nostalgic visit to city of his childhood

A statue of the kid still remembered as "Barry" by childhood friends was erected outside the elementary school he attended in Jakarta. 

Jun 30, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is a time for fasting, family and discipline, when believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset.

 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Barack Obama kicks off tropical holiday in Indonesia

The casually dressed former president arrived in the resort island of Bali with his wife Michelle and their two daughters, a local military commander said.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Two Bali escaped inmates captured in East Timor

They had escaped from Kerobokan prison on Monday along with with two other inmates, Australian Shaun Edward Davidson and Malaysian Tee Kok King.

 

Jun 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Last month, he lost in the final of Singapore Open to compatriot B Sai Praneeth. This was his fourth Super Series final. He had previously won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.

Jun 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Inmates escape Indonesian prison during floods

Dozens of inmates swam to freedom from a flooded Indonesian jail after one of its walls collapsed.

Jun 14, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Indonesia makes arrests as Islamic State claims Jakarta attacks

Indonesia makes arrests as Islamic State claims Jakarta attacks

Indonesian police made three arrests on Friday in Bandung related to the attacks.

May 26, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Islamic State claims responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks

Islamic state claimed responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 12 others wounded on Wednesday.

May 26, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Indonesia probes suicide attack that killed three policemen

Two suicide attackers detonated bombs in a street outside the Kampung Melayu terminal late Wednesday, sending huge clouds of black smoke into the sky.

May 25, 2017, 09:52 AM IST