indonesia

Will Joko Widodo win a second term?

Southeast Asian economic giant Indonesia will be holding its fourth presidential election today. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, is the third biggest democratic country...

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

Bali reopens airport after volcano eruption

Bali reopens its international airport today after a volcanic eruption temporarily grounded flights, stranding thousands of tourists on the Indonesian holiday island.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

3 killed in Indonesia ferry capsize

The captain and two crew of an overloaded Indonesian ferry that sank into the depths of a volcanic lake is detained for questioning over the deadly disaster, police say.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

128 missing in ferry disaster in Indonesia

The search for victims of a ferry that sank in the lake of an ancient super volcano crater in Indonesia will resume tomorrow with divers and an underwater drone to scour the depths for at least 128...

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

‘2 suicide bombers blow themselves up at Indonesian police HQ’

Two militants on a motorcycle blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, wounding at least 10 people including officers, authorities said, a day...

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

‘One family’ behind Indonesia blast

A family of six launches suicide attacks on Christians attending Sunday services at three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city of Surabaya, killing at least 13 people and wounding 40,...

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Indonesian Java volcano eruption closes flights

Indonesian authorities orders people living near a volcano to leave their homes on Friday and a major city closes its airport after the 5,500 metre (18,000 ft) peak send a column of steam and ash...

April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018

Fire at oil well in Indonesia's Aceh kills 10, injures 40

Firefighters in Indonesia are struggling to contain a blaze at an oil well in the northwestern province of Aceh that killed ten people and injured as many as 40, authorities said on Wednesday.

February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018

27 killed as bus crashes in Indonesia

At least 27 people died and 16 others were injured when a bus carrying domestic tourists crashed on the Indonesian island of Java, police said on Saturday.

November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017

Cyclone kills 19, most under landslide, in Indonesia

A tropical cyclone kills 19 people on the Indonesian island of Java, officials says, with most of the victims are caught under a landslide.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

Ash spewing Bali volcano closes airport for 2nd day

A volcano gushing towering columns of ash closed the airport on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their...