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Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

President Widodo said the Asian Games, hosted in Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, have proved Indonesia has the ability to host the Olympics.

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India pledged on Wednesday to step up defence and maritime cooperation, with plans to develop a strategic Indonesian naval port in the Indian Ocean, the leaders of the two countries said after meeting in Jakarta.

Widodo hails Emir's state visit to Indonesia

Widodo hails Emir's state visit to Indonesia

The President of Indonesia and His Highness the Emir spoke at a press conference on Wednesday after the two countries signed agreements at the Bogor Presidential Palace in Jakarta.

Emir and Indonesian President hold talks in Jakarta

Emir and Indonesian President hold talks in Jakarta

The session focused on ways to enhance bilateral relations and develop areas of joint cooperation, particularly the areas of economy, energy, investment, tourism and infrastructure.

Jakarta's new governor Baswedan  sworn in

Jakarta's new governor Baswedan sworn in

Indonesian President Joko Widodo swore in a former education minister as Jakarta's governor on Monday, months after an election that opened up religious and ethnic divisions in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country.

Australia denies trying to 'recruit' Indonesian soldiers

Australia denies trying to 'recruit' Indonesian soldiers

Australia on Thursday rejected claims it tried to "recruit" Indonesia's best soldiers as Jakarta moved to tone down a rift after military ties were suspended.

Three Nigerians among four executed in Indonesia, 10 cases delayed

Three Nigerians among four executed in Indonesia, 10 cases delayed

Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its "war against drugs", although another 10 scheduled executions were delayed.