Sumatra island

Dozens hospitalised in Indonesia's Aceh province as thick haze spreads

Young children lie in hospital in Aceh province, Indonesia, as thick smoke caused by forest fires forces dozens of people to be treated for lung infections.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Indonesian security forces hunt inmates after mass breakout

Indonesian security forces were Saturday hunting for more than 200 inmates still on the loose after a mass breakout from an overcrowded prison on Sumatra island.

May 06, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Indonesia widens search for scores of inmates after jailbreak

Indonesian authorities are searching for scores of inmates who escaped today from an overcrowded prison on Sumatra island.

May 05, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Indonesia marks tsunami 12 years ago with prayers

Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where the meeting of continental plates causes strong seismic activity and is frequently hit by earthquakes.

Dec 26, 2016, 13:07 PM IST