Prabowo Subianto: Ex-general with a dark past

Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto ordered the abduction of democracy activists in the dying days of dictator Suharto`s rule, used to be married to one of the strongman`s daughters, and was once refused entry to the US over rights abuses.

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia`s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, is likely to mount a legal challenge that will prolong the political deadlock.

Jokowi: meteoric rise of a political outsider

He was raised in a bamboo shack in a riverbank slum on Indonesia`s main island of Java.

Australian Navy blew up asylum boat: Indonesia Police

Asylum-seekers, who washed ashore in Indonesia, have claimed the Australian Navy blew up their vessel after forcing the would-be refugees into a lifeboat and turning them back to Java, police said.

Three Indonesia airports reopen after volcano eruption

Three airports in Indonesia reopened on Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed three people and forced mass evacuations.

Indonesia volcano erupts; 76,000 evacuated, most of Java`s airports shut

More than 76,000 people fled their homes and flights were grounded across most of Indonesia`s densely populated island of Java on Friday after a volcanic eruption sent a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air.

Australian PM says asylum seeker policy tough

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that no asylum seeker had reached Australia by boat in 50 days, the longest period since 2008.

16 Indonesians die after drinking bootleg alcohol

Sixteen Indonesians have died and nine are fighting for their lives after drinking bootleg alcohol to celebrate New Year`s Eve on the main island of Java, police said Monday.

Cyber criminals to use more targetted attacks in 2014: Websense

Organisations around the world are likely to witness more complex and diverse cyber-attacks in 2014 even as volume of malware attacks will decrease, security solutions provider Websense said today.

Dozens still missing after boat sinks in Indonesia

Rescuers battled strong currents and high waves on Saturday while searching for dozens of people missing and feared dead one day after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank off the coast of Indonesia`s main island of Java, killing at least 21 people.

At least 19 killed in Indonesia church bus crash

A car and a packed church bus returning from an outing collided and plunged into a river Wednesday in Indonesia`s West Java province, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than a dozen, officials said.

15 killed in Indonesia multi-vehicle road accident

Police say at least 15 people were killed in a multiple-vehicle accident on Indonesia`s main Java island.

Sea floor earthquake zones can magnify tsunamis beyond what was thought possible

The earthquake zones off of certain coasts-like those of Japan and Java-make them especially vulnerable to tsunamis, a new study has revealed.

Indonesia rescues 43 Sri Lankans adrift for 9 days

The islands of Indonesia have long been a transit points for people fleeing war-ravaged countries on their way to Australia.

5.9 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia`s Java

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Ritcher scale struck Indonesia`s most-populated island.

Google wins ruling on Android’s use of Java

A U.S. federal court has dismissed software developer Oracle`s claims that Internet search giant Google infringed copyrights on its Java programming language.

Settlement talks fail in Google vs Oracle patent case

A federal judge in the heart of Silicon Valley has said that Google and Oracle have failed to settle a patent dispute out of court and that the case will head to civil trial.

Indonesia arrests 7 terror suspects

The men were rounded up this week in separate raids in Jakarta and other cities.

Hopes fade for missing after Indonesia quake

Rescuers in Indonesia continued to search on Saturday as hopes faded for dozens of people missing after a major 7.0-magnitude earthquake, an official said.