Asia Pacific

Indonesia protest: Calls for investigation into police violence

They say they were restrained, doing only what they had to, but Amnesty International says they 'treated everyone violently'.

Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia's Bali, disrupts Australia flights

National disaster agency says the eruption lasted four minutes and spread lava about three kilometres from the crater.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia's Bali, disrupts Australia flights

Indonesia

Indonesia's Prabowo challenges election result in court

Former general files formal challenge after supporters rioted, but observers say election was free and fair.

Indonesia

Jakarta protests: Fireworks, tear gas mark Jokowi's re-election

Protests turned violent for a second consecutive night in Jakarta following the re-election of President Widodo.

Jakarta protests: Fireworks, tear gas mark Jokowi's re-election

Asia Pacific

Indonesia frees ethnic Chinese woman jailed for blasphemy

Meliana, who was sentenced to 18 months in jail for blasphemy, has been released on parole.

Indonesia frees ethnic Chinese woman jailed for blasphemy

Indonesia

Jakarta clashes continue for second night over election result

Indonesian police arrest hundreds of people as fresh rioting erupts overnight after announcement of election result.

Indonesia

6 killed in Indonesia as post-election riots continue

Hundreds also wounded as protests erupt for a second day across Jakarta after incumbent Jokowi was confirmed president.

Indonesia

Jakarta on alert as protests after election loss turn violent

Indonesian police say situation turned ugly when some protesters refused to leave and began throwing Molotov cocktails.

Indonesia

Jokowi declared Indonesia president; Prabowo readies challenge

Election Commission proclaims Joko Widodo clear winner, but Prabowo claims fraud as Jakarta prepares for protests.

Jokowi declared Indonesia president; Prabowo readies challenge

Asia Pacific

Joko Widodo wins re-election as Indonesia's president

Early announcement by elections commission comes hours before expected opposition protests challenging the results.

Indonesia election: Joko Widodo wins second term

Asia Pacific

Indonesia court sentences Frenchman to death for drug smuggling

Dorfin was arrested in September carrying a suitcase filled with about three kilograms of drugs.

Indonesia court sentences Frenchman to death for drug smuggling

Asia Pacific

Malaysia to appeal boss' acquittal over Indonesian maid's death

Domestic worker Adelina Sau's case highlights the injustices suffered by migrant workers, activists say.

Malaysia to appeal boss' acquittal over Indonesian maid's death

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Police hunt inmates after mass prison break in Sumatra

More than 100 prisoners escape after rioting and fire break out at detention centre in the island's Siak district.

Indonesia: Police hunt inmates after mass prison break in Sumatra

Indonesia

Pole maintains innocence after Indonesia treason conviction

Jakob Skrzypski was jailed for five years after meeting independence supporters in the restive eastern region of Papua.

Pole maintains innocence after Indonesia treason conviction

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Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta

President Widodo decided at a special Cabinet meeting to move the capital outside of Indonesia's populous island, Java.

Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta