At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said.
The wife and son of a suspected militant Islamist blew themselves up in their home on the Indonesian island of Sumatra early on Wednesday after hours of tense negotiations with counter-terrorism officers, authorities said.
Waves of muddy water slosh over the jockey as he hangs on to the tails of a pair of bulls galloping across the rice paddy.
An Indonesian farmer was startled to discover a rare "corpse flower" blooming in his plantation on the island of Sumatra.
A Lion Air passenger jet has been involved in another accident -- just a week after a plane from the Indonesian airline crashed with the loss of all 189 people on board.
At least 22 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
An Indonesian search and rescue team has determined the location of a sunken ferry after 11 days of scouring the bed of the volcanic lake in North Sumatra it capsized on.
Indonesian police have named four people as suspects in a criminal probe into the sinking of an overloaded ferry on a volcanic lake in which it is believed some 200 people died.
The captain was among just 18 people rescued after the vessel capsized and sank on Monday afternoon on Sumatra's Lake Toba.