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Indonesia: Measles outbreak kills scores of children in Papua

At least 69 children dead in Indonesia's Papua province with fears the death toll could go up amid lack of medical aid.


Indonesia: Measles, chickenpox kill dozens of children

Church leaders in the remote Indonesian province of Papua are saying that the number of children that have died from measles, malnutrition and chickenpox is higher than the official number reported by the government.


Indonesia admits slow response to Papua's health crisis

The health crisis comes as a blow to Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who had promised to bring welfare to the Papuans.


Indonesia Stock Exchange floor collapses, many injured

At least 75 people were taken to hospital in Jakarta, but police say none of the injuries are life-threatening.

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Indonesia modern art museum challenges intolerance

Indonesian modern art has been gaining acclaim abroad, but the new museum's administrators hope to show off to a domestic audience.


Despite active Bali volcano, government wants tourists

The president of Indonesia has been taking selfies on the beach in Bali, hoping to lure tourists back. But is it safe?


Bali volcano: Evacuees eager to return despite eruption danger

Two months after the eruption, Indonesian villagers around Mount Agung are anxious to return home and resume their lives, but the government worries there is still a danger of another eruption.

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2017 in review: The best from Talk to Al Jazeera

We look back and follow up on some of 2017's most memorable and news-making interviews from around the world.


Mass rallies against US Jerusalem move continue

Estimated 80,000 protesters call on US president to stop plan to move US embassy to Jerusalem, in largest rally to date.


Indonesians call for boycott of US products over Jerusalem move

The chorus of condemnation against the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is getting louder, with protests continuing across the world nearly two weeks after President Trump's decision.


Struggle to coax many to leave Bali volcano danger zone

Scientists and community leaders are warning those who live near the Mount Agung volcano in Bali not to underestimate the dangers of a potential eruption.


Indonesia spawns one cyclone after another

Two tropical cyclones in a week bring fatal flooding to southern Java.

Indonesia spawns one cyclone after another

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Thousands living near Bali volcano refuse to evacuate

Thousands of villagers living in the danger zone are refusing to seek refuge in emergency centres.


Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts

An erupting volcano in the Indonesian island of Bali, a popular tourist attraction, has forced thousands to evacuate areas under threat of what experts are calling a potential catastrophe.