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News: Indonesia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Indonesia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Indonesia: news

Floods and landslides hit Indonesia

Monday, February 18th 2013, 7:55

Flooding and landslides in the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi leave at least 15 people dead, officials say.
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New owl species is described

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 2:59
related places: Lombok

A new species of owl discovered in Lombok, Indonesia, has been formally described by scientists.
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'Baby-smuggling' probe in Indonesia

Friday, February 8th 2013, 12:25

Police in Indonesia are investigating a suspected baby-smuggling ring, thought to have sold abroad infants bought from poor families.
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Two hurt in giant lizard attack

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 16:53

Two men are injured in an attack by a komodo dragon in a wildlife park in eastern Indonesia, park officials say.
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Two landslides strike Indonesia

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 11:39

At least 11 people die and several others are injured in two separate landslides in western Indonesia, officials say.
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Flooding tests 'Jakarta's Obama'

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 1:51
related places: Jakarta

Can popular city governor meet high expectations?
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VIDEO: Jakarta governor on first 100 days

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 0:19
related places: Jakarta

What has Jakarta's new governor Joko Widodo been able to achieve in his first 100 days in the job?
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Death penalty for Bali drugs Briton

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 15:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bali

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford is sentenced to death by firing squad in Bali for trafficking cocaine.
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VIDEO: Flooding causes chaos in Jakarta

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 22:39
related places: Jakarta

At least four people have been killed by heavy flooding in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, according to local officials.
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Deadly flooding strikes Jakarta

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 13:58

At least four people die and thousands are evacuated as flooding hits parts of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, shutting down offices and traffic.
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Kenya seizes illegal ivory haul

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 13:47
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Mombasa

Officials in the Kenyan port of Mombasa seize more than 600 ivory pieces worth an estimated $1m (£700,000), destined for Indonesia.
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US and Indonesia in trade dispute

Friday, January 11th 2013, 1:02
related countries: United States United States

The US files a complaint with the World Trade Organization against Indonesia's restrictions on imports of horticultural and animal products.
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Ban for women 'straddling bikes'

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 10:00

A city in the Indonesian province of Aceh which follows Sharia orders female passengers not to straddle motorbikes behind male drivers.
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UN ends East Timor peace mission

Monday, December 31st 2012, 13:57
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The UN officially ends its peacekeeping operations in East Timor, 13 years after helping the nation win independence from Indonesia.
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VIDEO: 'Ticking time bomb' in Indonesia

Wednesday, December 26th 2012, 8:43

Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation but the majority of the country's Muslims are Sunnis.
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Java plane crash 'human error'

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 6:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Investigators in Indonesia blame pilot error for the crash in May of a Russian Sukhoi Superjet that left all 45 people on board dead.
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Indonesia sports minister quits

Friday, December 7th 2012, 12:05

Indonesian Sports Minister Andi Mallarangeng resigns after he is named as a suspect in a multi-million dollar corruption case.
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Police arrest mafia boss in Bali

Friday, December 7th 2012, 12:04
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bali

Italian and Indonesian police arrest a wanted Sicilian mafia boss living in a luxury resort on the Indonesian island of Bali.
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Outcry over footballer's death

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 16:13
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

The death of a Paraguayan footballer owed thousands of dollars of back pay by his club in Indonesia sparks outrage among fans and the players' union.
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Outrage over Indonesia divorce

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 16:53

An Indonesian district chief is under pressure to resign after it emerged he divorced a teenager by text message four days into their marriage.
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Papua policemen killed in attack

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 12:49

Police in Indonesia's Papua province blame suspected separatists for an attack on a police station which left three officers dead.
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Terror suspect shot in Indonesia

Saturday, November 3rd 2012, 6:55
related places: Poso

Anti-terror officers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi shoot dead one suspected militant and arrest another in the district of Poso, police say.
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First Diamond Jubilee state visit

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 6:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indonesia's president is due in Britain for the first inward state visit of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year.
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VIDEO: Indonesia makes 11 terror arrests

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 12:28

Police in Indonesia say they have arrested 11 people they suspect of planning to attack Western targets.
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Indonesia makes 11 terror arrests

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 18:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jakarta, Western

Police in Indonesia arrest 11 people suspected of planning terror attacks against several Western targets, including the US embassy in Jakarta.
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Bumi row: Rothschild quits board

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 3:22

Nathaniel Rothschild, co-founder of coal mining giant Bumi, quits the firm's board amid a row with Indonesia's influential Bakrie family.
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Pilot lands jet at wrong airport

Monday, October 15th 2012, 11:20

Indonesian officials suspend a foreign pilot and launch a probe after a passenger jet landed at the wrong airport.
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VIDEO: Bali marks deadly bombings

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 7:43
related places: Bali

Commemorations have been held on the Indonesian island of Bali to mark the bombings 10 years ago that killed 202 people.
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Bumi shares surge on split offer

Friday, October 12th 2012, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Shares in the London-listed Indonesian coal miner Bumi rise sharply for a second day after a proposal from Indonesia's powerful Bakrie family to split from the firm.
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Bali marks deadly bomb attacks

Friday, October 12th 2012, 7:01
related places: Bali

Commemorations are held on the Indonesian island of Bali to mark the bombings 10 years ago that killed 202 people.
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Bali police issue threat warning

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 9:08
related places: Bali

Indonesian police warn of possible attacks targeting Friday's ceremony marking 10 years since the Bali bombings.
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Rare Sumatran tiger death probed

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 17:27

Indonesian officials investigate why one of the world's rarest tigers died during attempts to transport it to a wildlife sanctuary.
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Crew jailed over asylum tragedy

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 7:40
related countries: Australia Australia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia jails three Indonesian crew members of an asylum boat that broke up off Christmas Island in 2010, killing 50 people.
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Indonesian entrepreneur who made batik chic

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 1:34

The Indonesian entrepreneur who made batik fashionable
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