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After denial, Indonesia sees mounting coronavirus deaths

While Indonesia’s neighbors scrambled early this year to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the government of the world’s fourth most populous nation insisted that everything was fine.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

60 dead in landslides, flash floods in Indonesia’s capital

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours in Indonesia’s capital have left at least 60 people dead as rescuers struggle to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud


UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019

2 people dead, dozens of homes damaged in Indonesian quake

A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

6 die in Indonesia riots, Widodo says he won’t allow unrest

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in …


Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier earthquake

A volcano erupted Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island struck last week by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, but no evacuations were ordered.


Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Java island; 2 dead

A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.


UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017

Indonesia police question Trump partner over alleged threats

Police are questioning the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump over allegations he sent threatening text messages to a deputy attorney general.


Obama pushes tolerance, respect in childhood home Jakarta

Following another week of dust-ups between the media and President Donald Trump, his predecessor shared a bit of wisdom Saturday from the other side of the world about tolerance and …


Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4

A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said.


Indonesia police: 3 suspected militants killed, bombs found

Indonesian police said they killed three suspected militants in a raid Wednesday on the outskirts of Jakarta and found several bombs which they are trying to defuse.


Indonesian women killed in Hong Kong are forgotten at home

JAKARTA, Indonesia – They were poor and vulnerable – nobodies trying to make a living in a sophisticated and clinical metropolis far from their island villages. They were brutalized by …