An Indonesian aircraft with 189 people on board crashed into the sea and sank on Monday soon after taking off from the capital, Jakarta, on a flight to a tin-mining region, officials said.
Qatar's Abdurrahman Samba has won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles at the 18th Asian Games, which is currently being held in Jakarta, Indonesia, until 2 September.
The defending champions’ superiority was never in doubt but a somewhat defensive approach in the final stages allowed the Saudis some leeway.
In the slums of Jakarta, Indonesia's poor are getting a taste of how the other half live thanks to a new programme that aims to take a bite out of its mammoth food-waste problem.
Qatar has great chances to win medals at this year’s Jakarta Asian Games in taekwondo, judo and karate, stated a senior official of the federation concerned, referring to the recent achievements of the respective teams.
Officials close to Najib, who lost a general election this week, were not immediately available for comment to Reuters.
Islamist militant prisoners at a high-security jail in Indonesia have killed five police and were holding one hostage following clashes on Wednesday at a high-security jail on the outskirts of the capital, Jakarta, police said.
An Indonesian court on Monday jailed the mastermind behind last year's Islamic State-linked suicide bombings at a Jakarta bus terminal for nine years.
Office workers fled high-rise buildings in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the city, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.