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Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said.

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 people on board, after it was retrieved from the sea near Jakarta.

Polish man accused of treason in Indonesia refuses trial

Polish man accused of treason in Indonesia refuses trial

A Polish national who was due to stand trial on Tuesday on charges of treason for allegedly aiding separatist rebels in Indonesia's restive Papua province refused to sit in the dock, his lawyer said.

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

Indonesian search and rescue teams Wednesday plucked stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities desperate for aid in the aftermath of a volcano-triggered tsunami that killed over 400.

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Desperately-needed aid flowed into a stretch of Indonesia's tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, but humanitarian workers warned that clean water and medicine supplies ...

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves.

Qatar Charity organises celebrations for orphans worldwide on National Day

Qatar Charity organises celebrations for orphans worldwide on National Day

Qatar Charity (QC) offices in Sudan, Kenya, Albania, Indonesia and Kosovo organised several activities for orphans and their mothers to mark the Qatar National Day (QND).

222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further.

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesian soldiers hunted Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.

Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia: official

Rohingya migrant boat lands in Indonesia: official

A boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingya migrants landed in Indonesia Tuesday, authorities said, the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

Indonesia says Papua separatists suspected of killing at least 24 workers

Indonesia says Papua separatists suspected of killing at least 24 workers

Security forces in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua are hunting for a separatist group suspected of killing at least 24 construction workers building a bridge in a remote district, a military spokesman said on Tuesday.

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Indonesia's Lion Air is reviewing orders of airplanes from Boeing and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that killed 189 people in late October.