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Tsunami kills at least 222 in Indonesia after Krakatau eruption

Dec 23 2018

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed to have been caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials said on Sunday. | Video

Tens of thousands of Indonesian Muslims protest against capital's governor

Nov 04 2016

JAKARTA Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters in Indonesia rallied outside the presidential palace on Friday to demand the resignation of the governor of the capital, Jakarta, who they said had insulted the Koran.

Three Nigerians among four executed in Indonesia, 10 cases postponed

Jul 29 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its "war against drugs", although another 10 scheduled executions were delayed. | Video

Indonesia executes three Nigerians, one local, despite protests

Jul 28 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, three of them Nigerians, in the early hours of Friday, leaving the fate of 10 others uncertain.

In Indonesia, 'national defense' training against perceived threats

Jun 08 2016

BOGOR, Indonesia Yakobus Mebri stepped in front of his classmates at a training center in Indonesia's West Java province and, at the top of his voice, demanded if their hearts burned to defend the nation. | Video

Indonesia pushes to unshackle victims of mental illness

Mar 30 2016

SERANG, Indonesia Indonesian rice farmer Usman has kept his 19-year-old son chained in the family's tiny wooden hut for more than a month, reluctant to release the mentally disturbed boy for fear he might wander off and steal neighbors' livestock. | Video

Green entrepreneurs tackle Indonesia's growing trash mountains

Mar 17 2016

JAKARTA Some residents of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, frustrated by the mounting trash problem across the sprawling metropolis, have started taking matters into their own hands. | Video

Australian convicts transferred to Indonesian island for execution

Mar 04 2015

CILACAP, Indonesia Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism. | Video

Australian convicts transferred to Indonesian island for execution

Mar 04 2015

CILACAP, Indonesia Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism.

Australian convicts transferred to Indonesian island for execution

Mar 04 2015

CILACAP, Indonesia Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism. | Video

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