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Prabowo Subianto: Ex-general with a dark past

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:53

Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto ordered the abduction of democracy activists in the dying days of dictator Suharto`s rule, used to be married to one of the strongman`s daughters, and was once refused entry to the US over rights abuses.

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:50

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia`s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, is likely to mount a legal challenge that will prolong the political deadlock.

Jokowi: meteoric rise of a political outsider

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:46

He was raised in a bamboo shack in a riverbank slum on Indonesia`s main island of Java.

Six killed in landslide in Indonesia

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:05

At least six people were killed and three were missing in a landslide in Indonesia.

Fed court overturns Oracle Vs Google Java API copyright decision

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 18:16

A federal court has reportedly ruled in favour of Oracle, and ordered Google to pay the company for its use of the Java API in Android, drawing criticism from various legal scholars.

Australian Navy blew up asylum boat: Indonesia Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 17:19

Asylum-seekers, who washed ashore in Indonesia, have claimed the Australian Navy blew up their vessel after forcing the would-be refugees into a lifeboat and turning them back to Java, police said.

Three Indonesia airports reopen after volcano eruption

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:14

Three airports in Indonesia reopened on Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed three people and forced mass evacuations.

Indonesia volcano erupts; 76,000 evacuated, most of Java`s airports shut

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 17:39

More than 76,000 people fled their homes and flights were grounded across most of Indonesia`s densely populated island of Java on Friday after a volcanic eruption sent a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air.

Two killed as volcano erupts in Indonesia; airports closed

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 05:28

A volcano erupted late on Thursday night on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air and forcing the closure of three airports.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia`s East Java

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 02:28

Mount Kelud in East Java, Indonesia, started eruption at 22:50 p.m. Thursday, forcing thousands of residence living within 10 km from the crater to evacuate, a scientist at the national volcanology agency said.

Australian PM says asylum seeker policy tough

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:46

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that no asylum seeker had reached Australia by boat in 50 days, the longest period since 2008.

16 Indonesians die after drinking bootleg alcohol

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 18:44

Sixteen Indonesians have died and nine are fighting for their lives after drinking bootleg alcohol to celebrate New Year`s Eve on the main island of Java, police said Monday.