Pottery, beads retrace close links between India and Bali
Pottery, beads retrace close links between India and Bali

Remnants of ancient Indian pottery, beads and even Indian DNA found in human bones point to thriving trade and social contacts between India and Bali dating back to more than 2,000 years.

Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quake
Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quake

A powerful earthquake rocked remote eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, damaging several buildings and leaving a teenage boy missing after he fell into a river. 

Powerful quake hits Indonesia

 A 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia early Tuesday, however, there were no reports of damages or casualties, a media report said.

Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

 Indonesia and Britain agreed today to step up joint efforts to fight terrorism and the Islamic State group.

New worker death at US-owned mine in Indonesia

A worker has been killed in an accident at a US-owned gold and copper mine in remote eastern Indonesia, the company said Monday, the latest death at the trouble-plagued site.

UK's Cameron in southeast Asia visit to talk trade, Islamist extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday he wanted to use a four-day trade mission to southeast Asia to spur lucrative business deals and to forge new political alliances to counter Islamist extremism.

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia: USGS

 A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Java Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but local officials said there was no risk of a tsunami.

Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia
Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia

Five players from Italian club AS Roma will miss Saturday's friendly match in Jakarta after they were refused entry to Indonesia and forced to fly home.

Australian airlines cautiously resume flights to Bali

Qantas` low-cost subsidiary Jetstar on Thursday resumed flights to and from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, but rival Virgin Australia will delay its services due to volcanic ash plumes.

Australian airlines cancel flights to Bali due to volcano

 Jetstar and Virgin Australia airlines have announced they will again cancel all flights to and from the Indonesian holiday Island of Bali on Wednesday due to volcanic ash plume.

Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore
Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

An Indonesian man was jailed for 30 months on Tuesday for attempting to fix a soccer match at the recent Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Indonesian jailed for match-fixing attempt in Singapore

 An Indonesian man was jailed for 30 months on Tuesday for attempting to fix a soccer match at the recent Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Australia sights first asylum vessel in two years off west coast
Australia sights first asylum vessel in two years off west coast

A small vessel believed to be carrying asylum seekers was seen off Australia`s remote west coast on Monday, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) reported, the first sighting of a boat carrying would-be refugees close to shore in two years.

Thousands stranded in Indonesia as airports remain closed

Thousands of Indonesians were spending a miserable Eid today after failing to make it home to see their families after erupting volcanoes closed six airports, including in the country's second-biggest city.

Indonesia jails Uighurs over attempt to join militants

An Indonesian court Monday jailed three members of China`s Uighur minority for six years each after they were caught attempting to join an Islamic extremist group led by the country`s most wanted militant.

More travel chaos as volcano closes Bali airport again

Ash spewing from an Indonesian volcano closed Bali airport again today just a day after it reopened, causing fresh travel chaos for weary holidaymakers stranded on the holiday island.

Indonesia's Bali airport reopens after volcanic eruption

 Indonesian authorities reopened the main airport on the popular resort island of Bali on Saturday after its closure on Friday due to a volcanic eruption on nearby Java island, an airport official said.

Holidaymakers stranded as volcano closes Bali airport

Ash drifting from an Indonesian volcano has forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights and closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali, an official said Friday, stranding thousands of holidaymakers.

Thousands stranded as five Indonesian airports shut down due to volcanic eruption
Thousands stranded as five Indonesian airports shut down due to volcanic eruption

 Indonesian authorities shut five airports on Friday, including on the popular holiday islands of Bali and Lombok, because of a volcanic eruption, a spokesman for the airport operator said.