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Indonesia's capital hit by serious flooding for second time this year

Indonesia's capital hit by serious flooding for second time this year

Torrential rain brought floods to Indonesia's capital on Tuesday, paralysing large parts of the city as rescue workers used boats to navigate streets turned into murky, brown waterways to get people to safety.

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Indonesia says won't repatriate hundreds of IS recruits

Indonesia has said it will not bring home nearly 700 hundred nationals who joined the Islamic State group in the Middle East over security fears, but added it would still consider repatriating young children.

Seven killed, three missing in Indonesia bridge collapse

Seven killed, three missing in Indonesia bridge collapse

Seven people drowned and three others are missing after a bridge collapsed on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the disaster agency said Monday

Indonesia flood death toll hits 60

Indonesia flood death toll hits 60

Indonesian rescue teams flew helicopters stuffed with food to remote flood-hit communities on Saturday as the death toll from the disaster jumped to 60 and fears grew

Floods in Indonesia's capital kill 9, force thousands to evacuate

Floods in Indonesia's capital kill 9, force thousands to evacuate

Flash floods inundated swathes of Indonesia's capital and nearby towns on the first day of the New Year after torrential rainfall overnight

Qatar Charity launches programmes for orphans in Sudan, Gaza and Indonesia

Qatar Charity launches programmes for orphans in Sudan, Gaza and Indonesia

Qatar Charity (QC) has recently implemented various training courses, sports and cultural activities, educational trips, and health checkups for the benefit of orphans

Woman mauled to death by tiger in Indonesia

Woman mauled to death by tiger in Indonesia

A 30-year-old woman has become the fifth person to be mauled to death by a tiger in Indonesia's South Sumatra province this month, local media reported over the weekend

At least 25 dead in Indonesia bus plunge

At least 25 dead in Indonesia bus plunge

At least 25 people died and 14 others were injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, a rescuer said on Tuesday.

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three university students were found dead in a cave in Indonesia after they were trapped inside by flood waters, officials said Monday.

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescued two abducted Indonesian sailors in a Sunday pre-dawn raid on an militant stronghold which left two dead, a military official said.

Five foreigners accused of trafficking could face death in Indonesia

Five foreigners accused of trafficking could face death in Indonesia

Five accused drug smugglers from Hong Kong, Chile, Switzerland and Thailand who were caught in Bali could face the firing squad if convicted, police on the Indonesian holiday island said Wednesday.

Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital

Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital

When part of a seawall protecting Jakarta collapsed last week near fisherman Awing Takalar's shack it brought back bad memories of when another levee burst in 2007 and all his belongings were washed away.