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Hobbit find rewriting human history

Monday, October 20th 2014, 23:32

Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
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VIDEO: New Indonesian president sworn in

Monday, October 20th 2014, 9:24

Joko Widodo is sworn in as the new president of Indonesia, the world's third largest democracy.
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Jokowi sworn in as Indonesia leader

Monday, October 20th 2014, 9:07

Joko Widodo, the charismatic outsider who won Indonesia's presidency, calls for national reconciliation and unity as he is sworn in.
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The sleepy island Indonesia is guarding from China

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 23:53
related countries: China China

Will Natuna add to disputes in the South China Sea?
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Prabowo pledges 'support' for Jokowi

Friday, October 17th 2014, 7:18

Months after Indonesia's presidential election, losing candidate Prabowo Subianto congratulates winner Joko Widodo and pledges support.
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Painted caves challenge art origins

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 17:05

The discovery of 40,000-year-old artworks in Indonesian caves challenges established views on the origins of humans' artistic capabilities.
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Missing tanker: Hijack 'very likely'

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 13:33
related countries: Singapore Singapore, Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese coastguards and the owners of an oil tanker missing after leaving Singapore say they firmly believe it has been seized by pirates near Indonesia.
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Anger over Indonesian democratic reversal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 7:08

Has Indonesia just taken a big step backwards?
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Indonesia scraps local leader polls

Friday, September 26th 2014, 4:24

Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.
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VIDEO: Indonesian teens joining IS fight

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 22:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Dozens of young Indonesian men have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State and fight with them in the region.
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VIDEO: Indonesia wary of growing IS support

Monday, September 1st 2014, 23:01

The Indonesian government has banned the jihadist group Islamic State, but support for the organisation is still evident in meetings and demonstrations across the nation.
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Indonesia court upholds Widodo win

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 15:41

Indonesia's top court upholds Joko Widodo's victory in July's presidential elections, rejecting an appeal from defeated candidate Prabowo Subianto.
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VIDEO: 'Tense standoff' at Indonesia court

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 11:15

There has been a standoff between police and protesters in Indonesia awaiting a court decision over the presidential election result.
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Prabowo supporters rally at court

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:00

Indonesian police fire tear gas at supporters of former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto ahead of a verdict on his challenge to the results of July's poll.
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Australia-Indonesia spy rift 'ends'

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 6:51
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australia says it has reached an agreement with Indonesia to end a row over claims Canberra spied on the Indonesian president.
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VIDEO: Boat survivors 'swam for seven hours'

Monday, August 18th 2014, 13:09

Two people are still missing after a tourist boat sank off the Indonesian coast on Saturday night.
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Survivors found in Indonesia sinking

Monday, August 18th 2014, 7:42
related places: Lombok

Twenty-three people have been rescued but two remain missing after a boat carrying foreign tourists sank in eastern Indonesia.
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VIDEO: Thirteen rescued after boat sinking

Monday, August 18th 2014, 1:33

Thirteen more foreign tourists and Indonesian crew have been rescued after a boat sank off the coast of eastern Indonesia.
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Bali arrests over body in suitcase

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 4:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bali

Police on the Indonesian island of Bali arrest two people after the body of an American woman is found in a suitcase.
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Does Islamic State ideology threaten Indonesia?

Monday, August 11th 2014, 2:23

Can Indonesia block spread of Islamic State ideology?
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Prabowo challenges Indonesia vote

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 6:15

The losing candidate of the Indonesian presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, launches his court challenge against the result, claiming electoral fraud
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Bling for Indonesia's new mega-rich

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 23:19
related places: Jakarta

Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta
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VIDEO: Indonesia's new rich spend it big

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 23:19
related places: Jakarta

Karishma Vaswani investigates the new wealthy in Indonesia and the growing inequality in the capital Jakarta
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Rival to challenge Indonesia result

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 9:20

The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.
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What does Jokowi win mean for Indonesia?

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 17:49

What does a Joko Widodo win mean for Indonesia?
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VIDEO: Joko Widodo wins Indonesia election

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 15:53

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 14:41

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
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Indonesia candidate rejects election

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 10:13

Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the election process, alleging massive fraud, hours before results are due.
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VIDEO: Indonesia's cheap fuel challenge

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 9:02

Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies.
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In pictures: One man's HIV campaign

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 1:04

An Indonesian prisoner's campaign against HIV
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Two dead as boat sinks off Malaysia

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 7:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two people have died and at least 18 are missing as a boat, reportedly carrying Indonesian illegal immigrants, capsizes off Malaysia.
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Calm urged for Indonesia vote count

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 5:24

Indonesia's outgoing president urges both election camps to keep supporters in check while counting takes place, after both claim victory.
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VIDEO: Rivals claim Indonesia poll victory

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 1:28

Both candidates in the Indonesia presidential election claim victory, based on unofficial results.
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VIDEO: Two candidates claim Indonesia win

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:38

Two candidates are claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential elections.
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Both candidates claim Indonesia win

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:09

Polls close in Indonesia's tight presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, with both claiming victory based on unofficial results.
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Suharto casts shadow over Indonesia's election

Monday, July 7th 2014, 22:13

The Indonesians who pine for their former dictator
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VIDEO: Better times for Indonesia's Chinese?

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 23:43
related countries: China China

Ahead of Indonesia's presidential election, some of the country's ethnic minority Chinese reflect on what has changed for them since the country's move from dictatorship to democracy.
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