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Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and the 7th largest in combined sea and land area. With over 261 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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Bali's airport has returned to normal operations after some flights were cancelled on Friday night following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread..
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Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official..
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Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the..
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A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky,..
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Lawyers for the Indonesian opposition presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court on Friday night which challenges..
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Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of..
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Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors..
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Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the 17 April election in the Constitutional Court on..
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Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on..
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Thanking American vice president Mike Pence, who congratulated him saying he looked forward to working with India, Modi said it was a victory of democracy which..
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Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on..
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Plane crashes off Indonesia's coast; appropriation or appreciation?
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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to...
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Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome..
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Washington: The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two..
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Calm returned to the streets of central Jakarta on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry over the outcome of last..
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Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at..
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Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia;..
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by..
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Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations..
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The Election Commission of Indonesia said President Joko Widodo had won 55.5 percent of the vote, securing the moderate technocrat a second term.
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Six people have died in rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said, as supporters of a losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police,..
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Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between..
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Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official..
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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..
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Police fired tear gas after peaceful mass rallies against the re-election of President Joko Widodo turned violent.
5 days ago • BBC News
Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been..
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Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been..
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Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko..
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Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's..
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Colombo: One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used “Mother of Satan”..
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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..
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"Heartiest congratulations @jokowi on your re-election! As two large democracies, we take collective pride in successful celebration of democracy," PM Modi said.
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Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo has been re-elected for a second term, official results confirmed, as his strongman, ultra-nationalist opponent said he would..
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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..
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to..
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There was a heavy security presence in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday, including in front of the election commission office, which was barricaded with razor wire..
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo promised on Tuesday that he would be a leader for all of his country's people after official results from an April 17 election..
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Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he did not accept official election results giving President Joko Widodo a second term because..
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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco..
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President Joko Widodo wins a new term in Indonesia, amid fears of unrest and street protests.
6 days ago • BBC News
Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian eelction with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the..
Credit: France 24 - Published 6 days ago

Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

In the heart of Egypt's capital, an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment.
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A Frenchman has been sentenced to death by firing squad by an Indonesian court for drug smuggling. Prosecutors only sought a 20-year sentence for Felix Dorfin..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Félix Dorfin is convicted of trafficking about 3kg (6.6lb) of various drugs into Indonesia.
1 week ago • BBC News
An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison..
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A court in Indonesia sentenced French national Felix Dorfin to death for drug smuggling on Monday, in a shock verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A former Indonesian police brigadier has filed a complaint to the human rights commission claiming he was fired for being gay, his lawyers said on Monday, in..
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An Indonesian court Monday sentenced Frenchman Felix Dorfin to death for drug smuggling, in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term.
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

Police rolled out more barbed wire on Monday to tighten security outside Indonesia's election agency and readied armored trucks and water cannons to quell any..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Seven jets from a French aircraft carrier make unscheduled landings in Indonesia due to bad weather.
1 week ago • BBC News
The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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