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AirAsia recovery operation suspended

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 9:27

The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.
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Widodo vows no death row amnesty

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 7:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Indonesia's president says there will be "no amnesty" for drug traffickers facing the death penalty, despite Australian appeals over its citizens.
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Failed bid to raise AirAsia fuselage

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 10:09

The Indonesian official leading efforts to recover AirAsia flight QZ8501 says the fuselage appears to be too fragile to be lifted, after failed bids to raise it.
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AirAsia plane 'climbed too fast'

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 18:32

Indonesia's transport minister says AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed too fast just before it stalled, crashing into the sea with the loss of 162 lives.
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Indonesia retains regional elections

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 13:18

Indonesia's new parliament has voted to retain direct elections for regional governors and mayors, reversing its predecessor's decision.
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AirAsia crash 'not due to terrorism'

Monday, January 19th 2015, 12:38

The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 three weeks ago was not likely due to terrorism, say Indonesian investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder.
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Australia warns on drug executions

Monday, January 19th 2015, 3:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Executing Australian smugglers will not solve Indonesia's drug problem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.
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Indonesia executions prompt spat

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 13:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Netherlands Netherlands

Brazil and the Netherlands recall their ambassadors from Indonesia following the execution of their nationals over drug trafficking.
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Brazil angry at Indonesia execution

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 1:47
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil says it is "outraged" by Indonesia's decision to execute one of its citizens - believed to be the first Brazilian to be executed abroad.
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'Bali Nine' men 'face death together'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 0:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Two Australian men convicted in Indonesia over the "Bali Nine" drugs case will be executed at the same time, an Indonesian official says.
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Row over new Indonesia police chief

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 12:10

Indonesia's parliament approves a corruption suspect as national police chief after he is nominated by President Joko Widodo.
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Divers examine AirAsia fuselage

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 4:04

Divers in Indonesia go down to the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the hope of finding its missing passengers and crew.
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VIDEO: Inside an aeroplane 'black box' lab

Monday, January 12th 2015, 16:07

Richard Westcott reports from an investigation centre where flight recorders, like the one being examined in Indonesia, are listened to and inspected.
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AirAsia flight recorders 'found'

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 14:55

Indonesian divers may have located the "black box" flight recorders of AirAsia flight QZ8501, the head of the search operation says.
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VIDEO: AirAsia plane tail recovered from sea

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 22:39

The Indonesian navy retrieves from the seabed the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed two weeks ago.
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AirAsia plane tail lifted from sea

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 6:45

The Indonesian navy retrieves from the seabed the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed two weeks ago.
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VIDEO: Underwater video of AirAsia plane tail

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 17:14

The Indonesian military has released underwater video of the tail of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea on 28 December with the loss of 162 lives.
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'Bali Nine' man loses clemency bid

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 4:36

Myuran Sukumaran, one of the "Bali Nine" Australians jailed in Indonesia for drug smuggling, loses his final bid to escape execution.
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Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 10:12

The tail of crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been found in the Java Sea, say Indonesian officials, raising hopes of recovering the "black boxes".
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Sunday, January 4th 2015, 10:44
related countries: Singapore Singapore
related places: Surabaya

A BBC crew has filmed what appears to be debris from missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 which disappeared en route from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore.
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Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 18:38

Search teams scouring the Java Sea find four large objects believed to be from the wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501, Indonesian officials say.
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AirAsia crash blamed on weather

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 17:09

Indonesia's weather agency says initial analysis suggests bad weather caused AirAsia flight QZ8501 to crash, with the loss of 162 people.
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'Big objects' found in AirAsia hunt

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 14:59

Search teams searching the Java Sea for the main wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 have found four "big objects", Indonesian officials say.
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VIDEO: Surabaya vigil for AirAsia victims

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 19:18
related places: Surabaya

Hundreds of people have attended a vigil in the Indonesian city of Surabaya to remember those killed on flight AirAsia QZ8501.
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New frog 'gives birth to tadpoles'

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 19:18

A species found on an Indonesian island has become the first frog ever seen giving birth to tadpoles, rather than laying eggs.
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AirAsia victims remembered at vigil

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 18:41
related places: Surabaya

Hundreds attend a vigil in Surabaya, Indonesia, for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash, praying for the 162 people on board.
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AirAsia bodies returned to airport

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 10:57
related places: Surabaya

The first two bodies from the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash off Borneo arrive back in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives are waiting.
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AirAsia says debris is missing plane

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 13:59

Indonesian officials confirm that bodies and debris found in Indonesia's Java Sea are from AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing on Sunday.
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Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 11:17

At least 40 bodies have been recovered from the sea off Indonesia in the search for the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesia's navy says.
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Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 4:32

Indonesia says it is sending teams to investigate reports of smoke on an island in the search zone for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501.
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VIDEO: AirAsia pilot 'talented professional'

Monday, December 29th 2014, 1:31

The search has resumed for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, which has gone missing with 162 people on board, an Indonesian official has said.
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AirAsia 'devastated' by missing jet

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Singapore Singapore

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says he is "devastated" that a plane carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing.
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AirAsia flight to Singapore missing

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 15:49
related countries: Singapore Singapore

AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 travelling from Indonesia to Singapore goes missing with 162 people on board, the company says.
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Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary

Friday, December 26th 2014, 22:06
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Memorial services are held in Indonesia and other nations for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on the disaster's 10th anniversary.
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Indian Ocean tsunami: Emotional reunion in Aceh 10 years on

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 0:01
related countries: India India

BBC reporter and Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
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Indonesia mudslip toll rises over 50

Monday, December 15th 2014, 16:18

The death toll from a devastating landslide in Indonesia rises to at least 51, with dozens still missing.
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Indonesia landslide fatalities rise

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 6:28

At least 20 people have died and dozens are missing after a landslide in central Indonesia, with heavy equipment now being used to look for survivors.
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Many missing in Indonesia landslide

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 14:53

At least 18 people have died and more than 90 are missing after a landslide on Indonesia's main island of Java.
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