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10 killed in boat capsize in Indonesia

At least 10 persons were killed and two others injured when a boat capsized in western Indonesia on Sunday, an official said.

Malaysian oil tanker taken over commercial dispute, not hijacked: Maritime official

Malaysian oil tanker taken over commercial dispute, not hijacked: Maritime official

Vier Harmoni, carrying 900,000 litres of diesel, went missing after leaving the Tanjung Pelepas port on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

Indonesia sinks foreign boats to mark independence

Indonesia sinks foreign boats to mark independence

Indonesia sank dozens of impounded foreign boats to mark Independence Day, an official said Wednesday, as President Joko Widodo steps up a campaign to stop foreign fishermen from "stealing" in its waters

Indonesia actively involved in resolving South China Sea disputes: President

An arbitration court in the Hague last month ruled that China had no historic title over the busy waterway and had breached the Philippines` sovereign rights there.

Just Hilarious! Monkey riding motorcycle like a pro – WATCH Video

Just Hilarious! Monkey riding motorcycle like a pro – WATCH Video

The video shows a monkey riding his bike like a professional.

Indonesia says 'no room' for gay community

Indonesia said Thursday there was "no room" for the gay community in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, as activists blasted officials for an unprecedented series of LGBT attacks.

Militants hijacking charity funds for carrying out attacks, warns Indonesia

Militants hijacking charity funds for carrying out attacks, warns Indonesia

Charities that send financial aid to trouble spots sometimes have the funds "hijacked" by militant groups to carry out attacks, an international counter-terrorism meeting was warned today.

Indonesia Police finds bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Indonesia Police finds bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Batam is linked to Singapore by frequent ferries and its beach resorts and golf courses are a popular weekend getaway destination for Singaporeans.

Indonesia arrests six suspected of plotting Singapore attack

Indonesian authorities arrested six suspected militants on Batam island on Friday who were believed to be linked to the Islamic State group and plotting an attack on nearby Singapore, a police spokesman said.

Indonesian police arrest six suspects allegedly planning Singapore attack

Six Indonesians were arrested on Batam island on Friday for planning an attack on Singapore, an Indonesian police spokesman said.

Indonesian court mulls gay sex ban

Indonesia`s Constitutional Court is considering making gay sex a crime, said a report.

Indonesian cleric loses appeal over militant camp

A jailed cleric regarded as the spiritual leader of militant Islam in Indonesia has lost an appeal against his conviction for funding an extremist training camp, an official said Thursday.

Convicts in dark for hours about Indonesia execution reprieve

Ten drug convicts, including an Indian, spared during a chaotic execution in Indonesia were only officially informed they would not be shot hours after they had expected to face the firing squad, a lawyer said Wednesday.

Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia hit air travel

Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia in recent days have forced the closure of two airports and disrupted some flights to the holiday island of Bali, officials said Wednesday. 

Eruptions at 3 Indonesian volcanoes disrupt some flights

Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights.

Indian national Gurdeep Singh to be executed by firing squad in Indonesia - Know why

Indian national Gurdeep Singh to be executed by firing squad in Indonesia - Know why

Gurdeep along with 13 other people, including a Pakistani is expected to face the firing squad. All of them were sentenced to death by a court.

Gurdip Singh's wife appeals for his safe return

The wife of Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed over drug charges last night in Indonesia on Friday said that she spoke to him twice this morning and he has been sent back to jail.

Indian national, on death row in Indonesia, not executed: Sushma Swaraj

Indian national, on death row in Indonesia, not executed: Sushma Swaraj

Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed last night on drug charges in Indonesia, has not been put to death, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday.

Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests; Indian national spared

Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests; Indian national spared

Indonesia on Thursday executed four drug convicts, three of them foreigners, by firing squad, an official said, pushing on with a campaign of capital punishment that has sparked a storm of global anger.

Indonesia rejects international pleas to halt executions

Indonesia Thursday rejected appeals from the UN and EU to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts including foreigners, as speculation mounted they could face the firing squad in a matter of hours.