Indonesia says to press ahead with executions, rules out Australian offer

Indonesia`s security minister said Thursday that Jakarta would press ahead with the execution of two Australian drug smugglers and other foreign convicts, ruling out an offer of a prisoner swap put forward by Canberra. 

Australia seeks Indonesia prisoner swap as executions loom

  Australia`s foreign minister said on Thursday she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.

Indonesia accepts Australians' execution will fray ties

Indonesia on Wednesday accepted that "all aspects" of its relations with Australia would be affected by the execution of two Australians convicted of drug smuggling, according to media reports.

Australian PM says "revolted" by looming Indonesian executions

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said he was "revolted" by the looming execution of two convicted Australian drug traffickers as preparations were under way to move the men to an island where they will be shot.

Australians on Indonesia death row arrive on execution island

 Two Australian drug smugglers in Indonesia were transferred Wednesday to an island where they will be executed, as the Australian leader said his country was "revolted" by their looming deaths after frantic diplomatic efforts to save them.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off Indonesia, no reports of damage

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.

Australians to be moved to Indonesia execution site Wednesday

 Two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia will be transferred Wednesday from their jail on Bali to an island off Java where they will be put to death, an official said.

Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema
Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema

Showcasing the massive impact of Indian cinema and the country's digital prowess, an exhibition on films is travelling to Indonesia and Malaysia.

Brother of Australian on Indonesia death row pleads for mercy

 The brother of an Australian facing imminent execution in Indonesia has appealed on national television for President Joko Widodo to spare the drug smuggler`s life.

Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia to trial new jet tracking system

Australia Sunday said it was trialling a "world first" system with Malaysia and Indonesia that increases the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing authorities to quickly react to abnormal situations such as the disappearance of MH370.

AirAsia crash: Indonesia officially ends search operations

An Indonesian official Saturday said the search operation for bodies and wreckage of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 has officially come to an end.

Indonesia retrieves last of crashed AirAsia jet fuselage

Indonesia has retrieved the final major part of the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed into the Java Sea in December, killing all 162 people on board, officials said Saturday.

Powerful undersea earthquake shakes central Indonesia

A powerful undersea earthquake shook parts of south-central Indonesia on Friday, but no major damage or tsunami were expected because of its depth.

Over 500 Indonesians have joined Islamic State

More than 500 Indonesians have joined the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria while the authorities have not taken any precautionary measures, according to the country`s largest Muslim body, media reported on Friday.

Indonesian in city hospital with swine flu symptoms

An air passenger from Indonesia displayed swine flu-like symptoms on Thursday after arriving here in a flight, a top official of N S C B International airport said.

Indonesia`s Widodo `considering position` on death row Australians

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday offered a glimmer of hope for two men facing imminent execution in Indonesia after phoning President Joko Widodo, who he said was "carefully considering his position".

Australian PM strikes conciliatory note over Indonesia executions

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott struck a conciliatory tone on Thursday after speaking with Indonesian President Joko Widodo about the looming execution of two convicted Australian drug traffickers.

Australia `very disappointed` at Indonesia death row ruling

 Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday she was "very disappointed" at the failure of the latest bid to spare two Australians on death row in Indonesia, as Jakarta signalled that execution preparations were almost complete.

Jakarta court dismisses death row Australians` legal challenge

An Indonesian court on Tuesday dismissed a bid by two Australian drug traffickers on death row to avoid execution by challenging the president`s rejection of their pleas for clemency.

Indonesia recalls newly assigned envoy to Brazil over delay

Indonesia says it has recalled its newly designated ambassador to Brazil to protest the abrupt postponement of the approval of his credentials.