Stop the blame game: Former Indonesian president on migrant crisis

 Indonesia`s former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Sunday urged nations to seek a solution instead of assigning blame over the migrant crisis engulfing Southeast Asia, warning that hundreds of lives are at stake.

Indonesian President ponders some cabinet picks on anti-graft concern

New Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday he was re-evaluating some of his choices for cabinet jobs after an anti-graft agency raised concern about possible problems with some candidates.

Indonesian ex-ruling party chairman jailed for graft

 The former chairman of Indonesia`s ruling party was jailed for eight years for corruption Wednesday, the latest in a series of graft cases that have cast a shadow over the final years of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono`s decade in power.

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.

`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 leader calls for restraint after presidential stand-off

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urged the two candidates in Wednesday`s disputed presidential election to keep their supporters in check during what will be an agonisisng two-week wait for an official result.

Indonesian ambassador returns to Australia

Australia has confirmed that Indonesia`s ambassador has returned to Canberra six months after he was called home during a diplomatic spat over spying allegations.

Indonesia finds boat people `turned back` by Australia

The Indonesian Navy has found 19 boat people who say they were turned around trying to reach Australia in the latest tow-back of an asylum-seeker vessel under Canberra`s hardline policies.

Australian minister concedes `no breakthrough` with Jakarta

Australia`s Defence Minister conceded Wednesday during a visit to Jakarta there was still no "breakthrough" in improving relations with Indonesia which have been damaged by a row over spying.

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia after spy row

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday he hoped to establish a "security round table" with Indonesia, seeking to rebuild a strategic relationship with a key Asian neighbour damaged by allegations of spying by Canberra.

Indonesian vice president quizzed in corruption case

Indonesian Vice President Boediono has said he was questioned as a witness by anti-graft investigators over a controversial bank bailout, in a case that could prove problematic.

Indonesia halts military drills with Australia in spy row

Indonesia`s military chief has halted joint training exercises with Australian forces after Jakarta suspended cooperation with Canberra in several areas owing to an intensifying row over spying.

Indonesia halts military cooperation with Australia

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Wednesday said Indonesia has temporarily halted its military and intelligence cooperation with Australia over the latter`s wiretapping of Indonesian leaders.

Spying row: Indonesian leader slams Australian PM for no remorse

Indonesia`s president criticized Australia`s prime minister on Tuesday for not expressing remorse over the alleged wiretapping of his phone, and said cooperation agreements between the near-neighbors would be reviewed.

Australian PM refuses to apologise for spying on Indonesia

Regretting any embarrassment caused to Indonesia, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday rejected Indonesia`s demand for an apology for the country`s alleged spying activities that has triggered diplomatic tension between the two nations.

Aus spying on Indonesian Prez triggers diplomatic tensions

Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealing Australia was spying on Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife have led to diplomatic tensions between the two nations with Indonesia giving a deadline of two days to respond.

Australia spied on Indonesia president: Reports

Australian spy agencies attempted to listen to the phone calls of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and targeted his wife and senior ministers, reports said on Monday, drawing a demand for answers from Jakarta.

Indonesian farmers take legal action over haze

Indonesian farmers in a province at the centre of Southeast Asia`s worst smog outbreak for years have filed a lawsuit against the president in response to the haze crisis, activists said Wednesday.

Australia`s new PM in Indonesia for boat-people talks

Newly-reinstated Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was to meet Indonesia`s President for talks focused on asylum seekers.