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Indonesia lists 180 missing on doomed ferry

Indonesia lists 180 missing on doomed ferry

Divers and an underwater drone joined the search of Lake Toba on Sumatra island on Wednesday as tearful relatives of gathered at the small port in Tigaras.

Indonesia's poor get to taste leftover wedding dishes

Indonesia's poor get to taste leftover wedding dishes

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.

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Search on for dozens missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.

One dead and dozens missing in Indonesia boat accident

One dead and dozens missing in Indonesia boat accident

At least one person has died and dozens are missing after a boat carrying 80 people capsized Monday in Indonesia, an official from the national disaster agency said.

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

The casket fell as the group hoisted it onto a lakkian, an ornately carved tower where the deceased is placed.

 Indonesian police raid university over suspected plot to attack assemblies

Indonesian police raid university over suspected plot to attack assemblies

Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained a former student and are questioning two others after a raid on a university campus in Pekanbaru, on Sumatra island, where crude bombs and other explosive material were seized, police said.

Indonesian fashion designer jailed for cheating pilgrims

Indonesian fashion designer jailed for cheating pilgrims

An Indonesian fashion designer who shot to global fame with her Muslim-themed collection was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday for a multi-million dollar fraud and money-laundering.

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.

Indonesia passes tougher terror law after suicide attacks

Indonesia passes tougher terror law after suicide attacks

Indonesia passed a new law Friday that will give police more power to take pre-emptive action against terror suspects in the wake of the country's deadliest attacks in years.

Indonesia hit by another attack after suicide bombings

Indonesia hit by another attack after suicide bombings

It was not clear if Wednesday's incident was linked to earlier attacks at churches and a police station in Surabaya.

Child used in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

Child used in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and blew themselves up, Tito Karnavian, the police chief in Indonesia's second-largest city, told a news conference.

Attacks in Indonesia and Paris condemned

Attacks in Indonesia and Paris condemned

Qatar strongly condemned the attacks that targeted three churches in Indonesia, leaving several dead and injured.