Ethnic and religious violence in Indonesia

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Thailand’s PM holds talks with leaders of Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar

Prime Minister Prayut Can-o-cha held bilateral talks with the leaders of Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Bangkok today. Government deputy spokesman Lt-Gen Werachon…

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(Photo) Indonesian anti-riot police take a position to disperse the mob during an overnight-violent demonstration near by the Elections Oversight Body (Bawaslu) in Jakarta on May 22, 2019./AFP

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month’s election,…

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(Photo) Indonesia’s Joko Widodo (C), who has won a second term as president, spoke to reporters with his running mate Ma’ruf Amin (R) in Jakarta three days before the official results were announced/AFP

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president’s re-election confirmed

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month’s poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has…

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Over 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses caused by long hours of work…

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Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential race

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy, saying unofficial results showed his ticket had got 54 percent…

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Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

The cockpit voice recorder from an Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been recovered, officials said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to explaining why a…

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‘Volcano’ tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia

A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed at least 168 people when it slammed without warning into popular beaches around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait on Saturday night, cutting a swathe of…

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A house is seen damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. The tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed a number of people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing some 65 feet (20 meters) inland and sweeping away hundreds of houses including hotels, the government and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Dian Triyuli Handoko)

Tsunami triggered by volcano sweeps Indonesia beach at least 62 dead

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 62 people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing…

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At least 43 killed when tsunami hits beaches in Indonesia

Debris from damaged buildings is seen on a street on Carita beach on December 23, 2018, after the area was hit by a tsunami on December 22 that was triggered…

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Residents sit inside a mosque as they evacuated following high waves and the eruption of Anak Krakatau volcano at Labuan district in Pandeglang regency, Banten province, Indonesia. – Photo from Antara via Reuters

At least 20 killed, 165 wounded after tsunami hits Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tsunami apparently caused by undersea landslides killed at least 20 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, the government reported. The…

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Members of a rescue team carry the remains of victims from the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610, recovered during search operations, as they arrive at a port in Jakarta on October 31.

Indonesia removes Lion Air director after crash, fuselage believed found

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s transport minister removed on Wednesday the technical director of the Lion Air airline and several of its technicians after the crash of one of its jets…

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Indonesian marines patrol Wednesday near the venue of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings in Nusa Dua on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali which was rattled by an earthquake this morning.

Quake kills three people in Indonesia’s Java, rattles Bali before IMF-World Bank meet

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A magnitude 6 earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali this morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing three people in…

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People carry goods after looting the Matahari shopping mall in Palu, Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi on Sunday following the earthquake and tsunami over the weekend.

Indonesia scrambles to help quake-hit island as death toll climbs

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities scrambled to get food, aid and equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island on Monday as the death toll from the disaster soared close to 1,000…

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Indonesia searches for survivors after quake, tsunami as death toll passes 400

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and…

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A mosque damaged by an earthquake at Bayan in Lombok, Indonesia.

Earthquake damage on Lombok reaches US$138 million

The damage and losses caused by last week’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), and Bali have been estimated to reach more than US$138 million, according to Indonesia’s…

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Death toll in Lombok earthquake rises to 347

The death toll from Sunday’s devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has climbed to 347, the state-run Antara news agency reported today. It said the majority of the…

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Foreign tourists disembark a boat coming from Gili Trawangan island, in Bangsal, North Lombok today, the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area.

Earthquake death toll on Lombok island rises to 98

Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, prompting…

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Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok today  after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists…

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