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Indonesia: Country in Southeast Asia
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and 7th in the combined sea and land area. With over 267 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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Strong 6.0 quake hits Indonesia's Papua

strong 6.0 quake hits indonesia's papua
Jakarta: A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua on Sunday, the United States Geological...
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Reynhard Sinaga: UK's most prolific rapist could have jail sentence increased after review is called

Request is made to prevent Indonesian national from ever walking free
Independent - Published

Videos for Indonesia


Most of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050 [Video]Most of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050

Experts warn 90 percent of Indonesia’s capital could be submerged by 2050.

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The Indonesia-China standoff, explained [Video]The Indonesia-China standoff, explained

One of the biggest standoffs in the South China Sea in years is souring relations between Indonesia and its biggest trading partner, China. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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Indonesia flash floods: At least 60 people killed [Video]Indonesia flash floods: At least 60 people killed

Indonesia in grip of worst floods anyone can remember, and even more rain is coming.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:56Published

Indonesian capital reels after floods leave 47 dead [Video]Indonesian capital reels after floods leave 47 dead

Flooding on New Year's Day was the worst since 2007, weather agency warns of more downpours.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published

Flooding and landslides in Jakarta kills at least 40 [Video]Flooding and landslides in Jakarta kills at least 40

Indonesian capital frequently floods but analysts say city was ill-prepared for a storm of this scale.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Several dead, thousands caught in flooding in Indonesian capital [Video]Several dead, thousands caught in flooding in Indonesian capital

Rainfall, more than three times the average amount, recorded in Jakarta and West Java resulting in deadly flooding.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:23Published

At least 20 people killed in deadly monsoon floods in Jakarta [Video]At least 20 people killed in deadly monsoon floods in Jakarta

Dramatic footage shows flashfloods in Indonesia that killed at least 20 people. About 30,000 were evacuated. View on euronews

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Tens of thousands caught in deadly Indonesian floods [Video]Tens of thousands caught in deadly Indonesian floods

The death toll from flash floods and landslides in and around Indonesia’s capital Jakarta reached at least 21 on Thursday, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said. The floods are the worst..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

'Ring of Fire' eclipse enthralls skywatchers in Middle East, Asia [Video]'Ring of Fire' eclipse enthralls skywatchers in Middle East, Asia

A rare annular eclipse drew crowds astronomers, tourists, and devotees to witness the solar phenomenon across a broad swath of the globe. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Indonesia's miracle survivor now watches for tsunamis [Video]Indonesia's miracle survivor now watches for tsunamis

Arif Munandar woke up in a body bag 15 years ago, after a tsunami swept through his village. Now he's made it his mission to keep a an early warning system well maintained. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:44Published

Avenatti Enters Plea To New Nike Extortion Indictment [Video]Avenatti Enters Plea To New Nike Extortion Indictment

Reuters reports Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. He's been indicted for trying to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc, Avenatti allegedly threatened to go public with claims the..

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Cave art is 'earliest known record of storytelling' [Video]Cave art is 'earliest known record of storytelling'

The painting, found in a limestone cave in 2017, was dated to nearly 44,000 years ago using uranium-series analysis, scientists said in the study published last week in the journal Nature. Sarah..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

A sinking Indonesian island fights climate change [Video]A sinking Indonesian island fights climate change

Abdul Hadi's house sits lower than the road in a village on the island of Java - and below sea-level. As floods worsen due to climate change and Java sinks due to the extraction of underground water,..

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Thailand, Indonesia to share intelligence to combat insurgents

Thailand and Indonesia on Tuesday signed an intelligence sharing agreement that the Thai army chief said would help limit the movements of insurgents operating in the Muslim-majority southern region of..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia rights body condemns LGBT raids ordered by mayor after UK rape case

indonesia rights body condemns lgbt raids ordered by mayor after uk rape case
By Stanley Widianto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's human rights commission on Tuesday condemned plans by a mayor to launch raids targeting the LGBT community in his city after a local man was..
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Myanmar sends nearly 200 Rohingya captured at sea to Rakhine camps

Seasonal calmer waters have seen an increase in the number of Rohingya putting their lives in the hands of traffickers in a desperate bid to reach Malaysia or Indonesia by boat. But few make it as far..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indonesia, UAE sign $23 bn investment deals: officials

indonesia, uae sign $23 bn investment deals: officials
Other investments include deals in ports, renewable energy and agriculture. JAKARTA: The figure includes nearly a dozen deals signed after a meeting between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Crown..
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Indonesia asks Japan to invest in islands near waters disputed with China

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Friday asked Japan to step up investment in fisheries and energy in some of its South China Sea islands following a stand-off with China in waters that China claims..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian military says Chinese vessels left disputed waters

Indonesia's military said on Thursday that Chinese coast guard vessels and fishing boats had left disputed waters in the western reaches of the South China Sea following a visit by President Joko..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government's plan to relax restrictive labor rules, as President Joko Widodo's administration is set to..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian army wields internet 'news' as a weapon in Papua

As Indonesia celebrated its National Heroes' Day last year, official military social media accounts lavished praise on Corporal Yunanto Nugroho for the "myriad awards he has won in the field of IT."
Reuters - Published

'More victims' of Indonesian rapist come forward

A dedicated incident room for reporting sexual abuse has seen "a very positive response", police say.
BBC News - Published

Indonesia deploys fighter jets in stand-off with China

Indonesia's air force deployed four fighter jets to the South China Sea on Tuesday in a stand-off with Beijing after Jakarta protested over a Chinese violation of its exclusive economic zone.
Reuters - Published

No immediate reports of damage, injuries in Indonesia's 6.2-magnitude quake

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck on Tuesday southwest of Indonesia's province of Aceh on the island of Sumatra, at a depth of 20.3 km (12.6 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Reuters - Published

Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes near Indonesia's Aceh province: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck southwest of Indonesia's Aceh province on the island of Sumatra on Tuesday at a depth of 20.3 km, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Reuters - Published

UK’s ‘most prolific rapist’ jailed for life for raping dozens of men

uk’s ‘most prolific rapist’ jailed for life for raping dozens of men
A man described as “Britain’s most prolific rapist” will never be safe to be released, a court has heard, as he was jailed for a minimum of 30 years after being found guilty of raping or sexually..
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Britain jails Indonesian who became UK's 'most prolific rapist'

A student from Indonesia was identified as Britain's most prolific rapist on Monday after being convicted of more than 150 offences, including 136 rapes.
Reuters - Published

Indonesian student jailed as Britain's worst rapist

A student from Indonesia has been named as Britain's worst ever rapist after being convicted of more than 150 offences over more than two and a half years.
Reuters - Published

Flash floods in Indonesia's capital leave at least 53 dead in landslides

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 53 people dead in and around Indonesia’s capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of..
France 24 - Published

African swine fever kills 27,000 Indonesia pigs

african swine fever kills 27,000 indonesia pigs
Tens of thousands of pigs have died from African swine fever in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, officials said Thursday, the first time the virus has been detected in the country. The disease has..
WorldNews - Published

After Indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call'

after indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call'
JAKARTA: Floods that killed more than 50 people in Indonesia's capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to climate change in one of the world's biggest carbon..
WorldNews - Published

Indonesia boosts patrols after Chinese boat 'trespasses' in its waters

Indonesia has increased patrols around islands near the disputed South China Sea after a Chinese coast guard vessel "trespassed" into Indonesia's exclusive economic zone, authorities said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Indonesia seeds clouds to keep them away from flooded capital

Indonesia's air force seeded clouds with salt on Friday to try to stop rainfall reaching the slowing sinking capital after deadly flash floods and landslides triggered by some of the heaviest rain ever..
Reuters - Published

Death toll from floods in Indonesia capital rises to 43

death toll from floods in indonesia capital rises to 43
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The death toll from floods in Indonesia’s capital rose to 43 of Friday as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters, disaster officials said. Monsoon rains and..
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Indonesia plans cloud seeding to halt rain, floods death toll rises to 43

Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landslides following some of the heaviest rains ever..
Reuters - Published

Dramatic footage of deadly flooding in Indonesia

Severe flooding in Indonesia's capital has killed at least 16 people, displaced tens of thousands and forced an airport to close. Dramatic vision has been captured of the moment a building collapsed in..
SBS - Published

Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s disaster agency warned on Thursday of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 29 and left vast swaths..
WorldNews - Published

Flood death toll rises to 26 in Jakarta, tens of thousands evacuated

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides killed up to 26 people amid some of the heaviest rain in more than 20 years, with..
Reuters - Published

Your Thursday Briefing

Baghdad, Indonesia, Australia: Here's what you need to know.
NYTimes.com - Published

19 killed in Jakarta floods, landslides

19 killed in jakarta floods, landslides
Jakarta, Jan 2 (IANS) Severe flooding in Jakarta has claimed at least 19 lives and forced thousands of people to flee their homes after heavy rains inundated both residential and commercial areas..
WorldNews - Published

Death toll doubles in Indonesia New Year flood as tens of thousands still displaced

The death toll from floods that hit Indonesia's capital region jumped to 18, authorities said Thursday, as torrential rains on New Year's Eve caused landslides and left vast swathes of the megalopolis..
France 24 - Published

Jakarta floods: 'Not ordinary rain', say officials

At least 16 people have died in the Indonesian capital amid record-breaking rainfall.
BBC News - Published

Flood death toll rises to 21 in Indonesian capital

The death toll from flash floods and landslides in and around Indonesia's capital Jakarta reached at least 21 on Monday, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

India welcomes 67,000 babies, world’s most, on January 1

India welcomed an estimated 67,385 babies, the highest in the world, on 2020 on New Year’s Day. It was followed by China (46,299), Nigeria (26,039), Pakistan (16,787), Indonesia (13,020) and the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indonesia floods: Nine killed after heavy rain on New Year’s Eve

Thousands of people have been evacuated after torrential rain on New Year's Eve caused flash floods.
BBC News - Published

9 Dead, Thousands Caught in Flooding in Indonesia's Capital

9 dead, thousands caught in flooding in indonesia's capital
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Severe flooding hit Indonesia's capital as residents were celebrating the New Year's, killing at least nine people, displacing thousands and forcing the closure of a domestic a..
WorldNews - Published

Indonesia rejects China's claims over South China Sea

Indonesia said on Wednesday it rejected China's claims over a disputed part of the South China Sea as "having no legal basis", after two days earlier protesting to Beijing over the presence of a..
Reuters - Published

Floods in Indonesia's capital kill nine, force thousands to evacuate

Flash floods inundated swathes of Indonesia's capital and nearby towns on the first day of the New Year after torrential rainfall overnight, killing at least nine people and forcing thousands of people..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia protests to China over border intrusion near South China Sea

Indonesia said on Monday it had protested to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters near the disputed South China Sea, saying it marked a "violation of..
Reuters - Published

China bans imports of pigs from Indonesia due to African swine fever

China's customs said it has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Indonesia due to African swine fever.
Reuters - Published

Indonesian farmers seek $21b in Montara compensation from Australia

Indonesian seaweed farmers and fishermen have filed a formal claim with the United Nations over environmental damage from the 2009 Montara oil spill.
The Age - Published

Indonesian Muslims protest China’s treatment of Uighurs

indonesian muslims protest china’s treatment of uighurs
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More than a thousand Muslims marched to the heavily guarded Chinese Embassy in Indonesia’s capital on Friday to protest China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims. The..
WorldNews - Published

Two police arrested in connection with acid attack on Indonesian graft investigator

Two Indonesian police officers have been arrested in connection with an acid attack on a senior investigator with the Corruption Eradication Commission that left him partially blinded, police said on..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia to revive 'truth and reconciliation' commission

Indonesia plans to revive a 'truth and reconciliation' commission to bring closure over past human rights violations, including the killing of hundreds of thousands of people in 1965, a senior minister..
Reuters - Published

Victims make peace with ex-militants in Indonesia

Following the death of her husband in a suicide bombing, Ni Luh Erniati wanted to execute those responsible with her own hands. But through a groundbreaking program, she has not only forgiven one of..
USATODAY.com - Published

Thousands witness rare 'ring of fire,' the last solar eclipse of the decade

The rare "ring of fire" could be seen along a path stretching from India and Pakistan to Thailand and Indonesia.
USATODAY.com - Published

From where to view solar eclipse tomorrow

from where to view solar eclipse tomorrow
Dubai Dubai: The UAE space agency, in collaboration with the Dubai Astronomy Groups, has organised three different viewing locations to view the annular solar eclipse and ‘Ring of Fire’ on December..
WorldNews - Published

25 dead as Indonesian bus falls into ravine

25 dead as indonesian bus falls into ravine
The bus plunged into the river after the brakes failed (Picture: AP/Reuters) Twenty-five people have been killed after their bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island. Another 14 people..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

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