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A British national who tried to bring a toy bomb onto a Qatar Airways flight was detained by police on Indonesia's resort island of...

Seventeen migrants from South Asia were back in Indonesia after their boat was pushed back by the Australian navy while en route to Christmas...

Indonesia on Thursday released a prominent political prisoner who had been in jail for over a decade for raising a separatist flag in rebellious...

A rare Sumatran elephant has been found dead in Indonesia's Aceh province after apparently eating fertilizer, an official said.The body of the 6-year-old male...

A passenger ferry carrying about 100 people capsized off Surabaya in Indonesia's East Java province on Monday, officials said."The ferry tried to return 500...

Police in Indonesia's North Sumatra province on Wednesday seized 91 pangolins set to be smuggled to Malaysia, a report said. Police stopped a boat...

Indonesian drug convicts could find themselves guarded by hungry crocodiles under a plan put forward by the anti-narcotics agency, a spokesman said Tuesday.An island...

An alleged Indian underworld don who was arrested in Indonesia after 20 years on the run, was deported to his home country on Friday,...

Sydney (dpa) - Australian airlines said they were not resuming flights to Bali Friday as they considered the cloud of volcanic ash still too...

Indonesian authorities on Thursday reopened the main airport on the resort island of Bali one day early after it was closed because of ash...

Indonesian authorities closed the international airport on the resort island of Bali because of ash from a volcanic eruption, an official said Wednesday. The...

Two British journalists were sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-half months in prison for working on Indonesia's Batam island while in the country on tourist visas,...

Sydney (dpa) - Volcanic ash erupting from Mount Rinjani in Indonesia stopped all flights from Australia to Bali Tuesday, a news report said.Virgin Australia...

Officials from world football governing body FIFA were to meet Indonesian officials Monday to discuss a possible end to the country's suspension from international...

Haze in South-East Asia has become an annual problem, affecting the health of hundreds of thousands of people and costing billions of dollars in...

Rescuers found five bodies after a mudslide buried 12 unlicensed gold miners in Indonesia's West Java province, police said Thursday.The miners were working in...

Rain brought some respite on Wednesday in Indonesian provinces affected by choking smog from forest fires, but failed to extinguish the blazes, an official...

Indonesian police were Monday investigating possible negligence after a fire at a karaoke lounge killed 12 people and injured more than 70 others in...

Jakarta (dpa) - Haze from forest fires in Indonesia's Sumatra and Kalimantan reached the capital Jakarta on Sunday. "A thin haze has been shrouding...

At least 12 people were killed and 71 were injured in a fire broke out in a karaoke bar early Sunday in Manado, the...

People engaging in homosexual acts face 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's Aceh province as a new sharia criminal code came into force...

Child rights activists on Wednesday welcomed the Indonesian government's plans to use chemical castration as additional punishment for child sex offenders.President Joko Widodo on...

Forest and plantation fires that have raged on Indonesia's Sumatra and Borneo islands for more than three months could last until the end of...

Joko Widodo took office as Indonesian president a year ago promising a different kind of leadership. But concrete achievements have proved elusive amid a...

Seven climbers were killed and two others critically injured after a wildfire broke out on a mountain on Indonesia's Java island, an official said...

Indonesian police named 10 suspected instigators of this week's burning of a church and ensuing clashes in the Muslim province of Aceh that killed...

Suspects facing the death penalty in Indonesia were often subjected to torture and sometimes denied access to lawyers and interpreters, Amnesty International said in...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo appealed for calm Wednesday after one person was killed in violence that followed the burning of a church in Aceh,...

Frankfurt (dpa) - The world's biggest book fair opens in Frankfurt on Tuesday with literature from Indonesia to be the focus of this year's...

Frankfurt (dpa) - The world's biggest book fair opens in Frankfurt on Tuesday with literature from Indonesia to be the focus of this year's...

Jakarta (dpa - A man was found alive two days after a helicopter crashed into a large lake in Indonesia's North Sumatra, held up...

Foreign teams have began arriving in Indonesia to help fight forest fires that have sent choking smog across parts of South-East Asia, an official...

Six countries will help Indonesia fight forest fires which have sent choking smog across parts of South-East Asia, President Joko Widodo said Friday.Joko on...

A couple in Indonesian was forced to get married and another expelled from a village, an official said Thursday, as a district launched a...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday that he had asked foreign countries to help extinguish forest fires, which have produced haze blanketing much of...

Searchers on Monday located a small plane that went missing during a flight over Indonesia's Sulawesi island with 10 people on board, an official...

Searchers scoured waters off Indonesia's Sulawesi island Monday on the third day of efforts to find a small plane that went missing with 10...

Searchers detected a signal from the mobile phone belonging to the pilot of a small plane that went missing in eastern Indonesia with 10...

The Indonesian government is seeking public participation in a reconciliation commission looking into past human rights abuses, a minister said Wednesday.But the government would...

Malaysia suspended classes in schools in the capital and surrounding areas Monday as haze triggered by Indonesian forest and plantation fires worsened.The air pollutant...

A Cathay Pacific aircraft from Perth to Hong Kong made an unscheduled landing in Indonesia Friday after an engine reportedly caught fire mid-flight."There was...

Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island have spread to a national park which is home to rare species including the Sumatran tiger, an official...

The governor of Bali called same-sex marriage a stain on the mainly Hindu Indonesian island, after photos of a gay couple celebrating their union...

A volcano in Indonesia's North Sumatra province erupted Tuesday, sending hot gas and ash three kilometres into the sky, an official said. Mount Sinabung...

Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta (dpa) - Malaysia's maritime and aviation departments on Sunday issued warnings over poor visibility caused by the worsening haze in the capital...

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is set to welcome Indonesia back into the fold, after the country dropped out in 2009...

Thick smog from forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra has paralyzed one of the island's airports, officials said Tuesday.At least 36 flights to and from...