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Indonesian president's advisers urge him to drop police chief pick

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JAKARTA - A team of advisers appointed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged him on Wednesday to withdraw his nomination for national police chief after the anti-graft agency declared the candidate a suspect in a bribery case.

Indonesia's search for AirAsia crash victims could end in days

JAKARTA - Indonesia's search for dozens of victims still unaccounted for from last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet could end within days if no more bodies are found, a senior government official said on Wednesday. | Video

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Indonesia military pulls out of recovery effort for crashed AirAsia jet

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia/JAKARTA - Indonesia's military on Tuesday withdrew from search and recovery efforts a month after an AirAsia passenger jet crashed into the sea killing all 162 people on board, navy officials said.

World, 27 Jan 2015

Indonesian anti-graft deputy offers to resign, investors fret

JAKARTA - The deputy chief of Indonesia's anti-graft agency submitted his resignation letter on Monday after being named a police suspect, worsening a two-week long feud between the two rival law enforcement agencies.

World, 26 Jan 2015

Indonesia police detain deputy chief of anti-graft body, sparking tension

JAKARTA - Indonesian police on Friday detained the deputy chief of the anti-graft agency over a false testimony case dating from 2010, fuelling tension between two law enforcement bodies that have long had strained relations.

World, 23 Jan 2015

Australia asks Indonesia to rethink death penalty for two drug offenders

SYDNEY - Australia called on Indonesia on Friday to reconsider its decision to execute two Australians convicted of drug offences, a move that is likely to strain already fragile ties between the two neighbors.

World, Australia, Tony Abbott 22 Jan 2015

UBS defeats lawsuit over late Indonesian statesman's accounts

NEW YORK - UBS AG has won dismissal of a lawsuit accusing it of seizing billions of dollars from inactive accounts over the past 30 years, including assets of the late Indonesian statesman and United Nations General Assembly President, Adam Malik.

United Nations, 22 Jan 2015

Indonesian divers recover bodies from near crashed AirAsia jet fuselage

ABOARD KRI BANDA ACEH - Indonesian divers on Thursday found six bodies near the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month into the Java Sea, but were unable to enter the wreckage where most of the victims are believed to be trapped, a navy official said. | Video

World, 22 Jan 2015

Indonesia rejects clemency for two of Australian 'Bali Nine' drug offenders

DENPASAR, Indonesia - Indonesia on Thursday rejected pleas for clemency for two Australians convicted of drug offences and is expected to go ahead with their executions, a move bound to strain already fragile ties between the two countries.

World, Australia, 22 Jan 2015

Indonesia will not make public full preliminary AirAsia crash report

JAKARTA - Indonesian investigators may release some initial findings next week into last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people, but the full preliminary report will not be made public, a government official said on Wednesday. | Video