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...

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

Indonesia 'kills most wanted militant'

Indonesian police say they believe they have killed Santoso, the country's most wanted militant, in a jungle gun battle in Central Sulawesi.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

24 dead, 26 missing in Indonesian floods, landslides

Flash flooding and landslides in Indonesia kills 24 and left more than two dozen missing, an official said on Sunday (June 19), with mud avalanches burying people inside their homes.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Likely ancestor of mystery 'hobbit' found

Half-sized humans who lived 700,000 years ago were almost certainly the ancestors of enigmatic "hobbits" whose fossils were found on the same Indonesian isle in 2003, scientists stunned...

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life...

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

7 killed as Sumatra volcano erupts

Seven people are killed after a volcano in western Indonesia erupted, blasting clouds of volcanic ash 3km (2 miles) into the sky.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

FIFA lifts ban on Indonesia

FIFA on Friday lift Indonesia's year-long ban from international competitions but confirmed the suspensions of Kuwait and Benin over government interference in the sport.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

Bangladesh among nations most prone to malware attacks

Bangladesh including Pakistan, Indonesia, Palestine and Nepal attract the highest rates of attempted malware attacks, according to Microsoft.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

30 injured in Etihad flight turbulence

More than 30 people are injured as an Etihad Airways flight hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" flying into Indonesia, the airline says.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Indonesian villagers 'mistook sex toy for angel'

Indonesian villagers thought they had been blessed by an angel fallen from heaven when a beautiful doll washed up on a beach -- only to discover it was an inflatable sex toy.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Two aeroplanes collide at Jakarta airport

Two planes collide at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames.