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UN VIDEO: Climate Change Puts Jakarta In Jeopardy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A United Nations-produced video shows the very real consequences of climate change for those living in Jakarta, Indonesia. The video shows how a city...

Indonesia Makes Its Mark in a Monument

Sara Schonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sara Schonhardt

Monas remains significant for many reasons, but increasingly because of the lessons it provides about Indonesia, a country caught between tradition and modernization.

Abdurrahman Wahid: The Blind Man With 20/20 Vision

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

A devout and scholarly Muslim, President Wahid showed the courage to lift restrictions on Chinese culture, promote Christian-Muslim dialogue, and even advocate normalizing relations with Israel.

Earthquake Rocks Indonesia As Nation Recovers From Last Month's Quake

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong undersea earthquake caused minor damage and made buildings in Indonesia's capital sway Friday, but there were no i...

Strong Indonesian Quake Kills 32, Flattens Homes

AP | IRWIN FEDRIANSYAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIKANGKARENG, Indonesia — Rescuers dug through rocks and debris with their bare hands Thursday in search of dozens of villagers believed buried ...

UPDATE: Noordin Mohammed Top, Jakarta Bombings Suspect, Hunted By Police (VIDEO)

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: Indonesian police hunting Noordin Mohammed Top, the man wanted in connection with the recent bombing of two luxury hotels in Jakarta, have b...

Suspected Jakarta Bombing Message Claims Attacks Targeted American Businessmen

AP | ANTHONY DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Police were investigating the origin of an Internet message claiming responsibility for twin hotel bombings in Indonesia's ...

Jakarta Bombing Suspect Images Released By Indonesia (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Indonesian police have released reconstructed images of the two suspects believed to be responsible for the July 17 bombings in Jakarta, AFP reports. ...

Jakarta Bombing: Suspect With Jemaah Islamiah Links Identified By Local TV Station

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Indonesian television station on Monday named a likely suspect in the suicide bombings of two luxury hotels in Jakarta, saying he had school links ...

World In Photos: July 20, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Jakarta Bombing: At Least 18 Foreigners Among The Dead, Wounded

AP | ANTHONY DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two days ago, they checked into room 1808 at the swank J.W. Marriott Hotel – smuggling explosives past metal detector...

Jakarta Bombing Video: Explosions Hit Hotels In Indonesia (VIDEO)(SLIDESHOW)(UPDATES)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Update 5:15 P.M.: More details have emerged on the Jakarta hotel attacks. From the AP: Friday's attackers evaded hotel security and smuggled explosive...

Traveling as Press vs. NGO Head: Same Adventure

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

I have flown from Haiti to Peru to Guyana in the Americas, Hong Kong to Indonesia to Sri Lanka in Asia, and Togo to Ghana in Africa.

Indonesia Dam Bursts Near Capital, Killing 58

AP | ALI KOTARUMALOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIRENDEU, Indonesia — Soldiers and police dug through piles of mud and debris Saturday looking for bodies after a dam burst outside Indonesia's ...

The Worst Places in the World to Work

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Jacobs

If you don't count Baghdad, Pyongyang (North Korea) or Harare (Zimbabwe) -- cities affected by war or economic sanctions -- which cities are the most ...

Clinton In Asia: Local Media Respond (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hillary Clinton is currently in Asia on her first international trip as secretary of state. With stops in Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and China, Cl...

Hillary Appears On "Awesome" Teen Show In Indonesia (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During her diplomatic expedition through Asia this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an appearance on the set of an Indonesian teen show i...

Indonesia Murder Trial: Widow, Public And International Observers Protest Acquittal Of Former Official

GlobalPost.com | Peter Gelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defying what analysts had called an opportunity to demonstrate reform, a Jakarta court on Wednesday acquitted a former intelligence official of any ...

Two-Way Look at America's Brand Changeover

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

My friend Patt Cottingham, a branding expert, has created a year-end image of the changeover -- a two-way look at goodbye and hello.