NHRC to host annual meet of rights groups today

The National Human Rights Commission will on Wednesday host the 19th annual general meeting of the Asia-Pacific Forum (APF) of the National Human Rights Institutions.

Indonesia, Australia sign deal to end spying row

Indonesia and Australia on Thursday signed an agreement aimed at drawing a line under a damaging espionage row and paving the way for the resumption of full cooperation on issues such as defence.

Indonesia, Australia sign deal to end spying row

Indonesia and Australia on Thursday signed an agreement aimed at drawing a line under a damaging espionage row and paving the way for the resumption of full cooperation on issues such as defence.

Indonesian parliamentary delegation calls on Sumitra Mahajan

A parliamentary delegation from Indonesia called on Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Indonesia`s Widodo clears last hurdle to presidency, reforms

With a legal challenge by his rival defeated, Indonesia`s Joko Widodo has swept away the last barrier to the presidency and an ambitious reform agenda after an unlikely rise from his upbringing in a riverside slum.

Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate accepts court ruling

Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia`s presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday.

Indonesia`s highest court upholds Widodo`s presidential win

Indonesia`s highest court unanimously upheld last month`s presidential election result on Thursday, paving the way for Joko Widodo to take over as the next leader of the world`s third largest democracy.

Police fire tear gas as Indonesia court rules on poll challenge

Indonesian police used tear gas and water cannon Thursday to break up a rally by supporters of the ex-general who lost last month`s presidential election, as a court was set to uphold his opponent`s victory.

`Islamic State militants embarrassing Muslims`

The President of the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.

Indonesian court to rule on presidential election challenge

An Indonesian court was Thursday expected to uphold Joko Widodo`s victory in last month`s presidential election, rejecting claims of widespread cheating from his opponent after weeks of political uncertainty in the world`s third-biggest democracy.

Indonesian couple finds second kid lost in 2004 tsunami

An Indonesian couple, who were earlier reunited with their daughter 10 years after 2004 tsunami, has claimed that they have also found their son whom they lost to the disaster.

Australia, Indonesia agree to bury spy row

Australia and Indonesia have agreed a pact to put a damaging spy row behind them, paving the way for the resumption of full defence cooperation, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Tuesday.

Indonesia hunts Spaniards missing in tourist boat sinking

Indonesian rescuers Tuesday expanded their search for two Spanish men still missing after a tourist boat sank at the weekend, forcing survivors to swim hours to dry land and drink their own urine.

Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

A small cruise ship carrying 20 foreign tourists and five Indonesian crew sank on Saturday night as it sailed between Lombok and Komodo islands. Indonesian authorities had said as many as 15 of the tourists were missing overnight.

Indonesia boat with foreigners sinks; 15 missing

A boat carrying foreign tourists sank in central Indonesia, leaving 15 people missing, officials said on Sunday.

Ten foreigners, five locals missing as Indonesia tour boat sinks

Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat sank between islands in the east of the country, while 10 others had been rescued, search and rescue officials said.

US teen held in Bali suitcase killing `assaulted` in custody

An American teenager suspected of killing her mother, whose body was found in a suitcase in Bali, has revealed she is pregnant and claims she has been assaulted in custody, her lawyer said.

Boat carrying 20 foreign tourists sinks in eastern Indonesia, 15 missing

Fifteen foreign tourists were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.

President greets Indonesia on its national day

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday extended greetings to the government and people of Indonesia on the eve of their national day.

Police investigate possible premeditated murder of US tourist in Bali

Indonesian police said those responsible for the killing of an American woman, whose remains were found inside a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali, could face the death penalty if the case is deemed premeditated murder.