Indonesia

Indonesia blocks app full of 'terrorist propaganda'

Indonesia says armed groups use Telegram's channels for recruitment and to spread methods for carrying out attacks.

Telegram app 'full of terrorist propaganda' blocked

Weather

The drowning villages of Indonesia

The water level rises ever higher with each passing year. Every high tide brings the sea into their homes.

The drowning villages of Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Indonesia signs decree to ban 'extremist' groups

President Joko Widodo issues order giving the government power to disband groups 'threatening country's national unity'.

Indonesia signs decree to ban 'extremist' groups

Asia Pacific

Indonesian president's son investigated for blasphemy

Youngest son of Widodo to be summoned for questioning after a complaint about a video he uploaded to YouTube in May.

Indonesia: Kaesang Pangarep investigated for blasphemy

Asia Pacific

Rescue helicopter crash kills 8 after volcano erupts

A helicopter heading to evacuate residents near an erupting volcano crashed near Java's Dieng Plateau in Indonesia.

Rescue helicopter crash kills 8 after volcano erupts

Eid al-Fitr 2017

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends.

Asia Pacific

Attackers kill police officer in Indonesia's Medan

Police say assailants linked to ISIL and another armed group following Eid-day incident just before prayers in Medan.

Indonesia: Attackers kill police officer in Medan

Asia Pacific

US charges Hambali in Bali bombing case

Indonesian detainee at Guantanamo blamed for both 2002 bombings and 2003 JW Marriott Hotel attack in Jakarta.

Guantanamo detainee Hambali charged in Bali bombing

Indonesia

Indonesia government launches road safety campaign before Eid

The Indonesian government has launched a new campaign to make sure people get home safely for the Muslim holiday of Eid. More than 30 million Indonesians are travelling to spend time with their families, and for many, it is a dangerous journey.

Asia Pacific

Fears as Indonesia phases out iconic taxi Bemo

Jakarta's government is phasing out an iconic mode of public transport in the capital.

Environment

Meet Indonesia's trash vigilante

Mr Sariban is 74 years old, retired, and totally obsessed.

Asia Pacific

Bali deports Australian after 12-year drug saga

Media frenzy follows departure of Schapelle Corby, whose imprisonment for drug smuggling riveted her homeland.

Bali deports Australian after 12-year drug saga

Asia Pacific

Jakarta bombing attacks ‘linked to ISIL’

Indonesian authorities have linked twin bombings that killed three police officers in Jakarta to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

Asia Pacific

Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.

Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Asia Pacific

Three policemen killed by 'suicide bombers' in Jakarta

Two explosions strike bus station in Indonesia's capital, killing three police officers and wounding 10 people.

Three dead confirmed in Jakarta double bombing