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Indonesia Rejects Australia's Last-Ditch Attempt To Stop Executions

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Indonesian officials said Thursday they will reject an Australian offer to swap prisoners as part of a last-ditch attempt...

Indonesia: AirAsia Was Not Authorized To Fly Route On Day Of Crash

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

By Nilufar Rizki and Fergus Jensen JAKARTA/PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Search teams hunting for the wrec...

Dozens Missing After Deadly Landslide Buries Indonesian Village

AP | BAYU SASONGKO | Posted 02.12.2015 | World

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia (AP) -- A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of ...

Presidential Candidate Alleges Massive Fraud In Indonesia Vote

AP | NINIEK KARMINI and MARK BAKER | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto alleged Friday there had "been quite massive incidences" of fraud in ge...

The Next Leader Of World's 3rd Largest Democracy Could Be Decided In Court

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to preven...

3 Eruptions In 3 Months: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Will Not Stop

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JAKARTA, Nov 4 (Reuters) - A volcano erupted for the third time in as many months on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, forcing hundreds of v...

More Than 3000 Flee Homes As Volcano Erupts

AP | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

MEDAN, Indonesia -- MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano in western Indonesia erupted on Thursday, unleashing a column of dark volcanic material high i...

Teacher Mixes Gas Pedal And Brake, Crashes Into Students

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

MEDAN, Indonesia -- Police in western Indonesia say they are questioning a teacher after she accidentally crashed her car into students, injuring more...

Indonesia Goes To Extremes To Halt Train Surfing: 'We've Tried Everything'

AP | By ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia has gone to imaginative extremes to try to stop commuters from illegally riding the roofs of trains – hosing dow...

Suicide Bomber Wounds Dozens At Indonesian Mosque

AP | By ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A suicide bomber blew himself up as police were praying Friday, wounding 28 people in the first attack on a mosque since extremi...

Noordin Top Dead: Indonesia's Terrorism Mastermind Killed, Say Police

AP | IMRON ROSYID and ANTHONY DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SOLO, Indonesia — Special forces raided a hide-out Thursday and killed militant mastermind Noordin Muhammed Top, striking at the heart of the te...