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Jakarta Attack Highlights Jostle To Lead Islamic State In Southeast Asia

Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, but militants are still jostling to be its regional leader.

January 17, 2016

‘The Look Of Silence,’ Which Revisits Suharto’s Brutality, Is Sure To Shock

A shocking and significant film, a further illumination of one of recent history’s great horrors, and a documentary that will make a difference in the world

July 24, 2015

Indonesia Extends Airport Closures Due To Erupting Volcano

Indonesia extended the closure of three airports, including on the holiday hotspot of Bali, due to drifting ash from a volcano.

July 10, 2015
Mohid Shorik, an 18-year-old Rohingya who fled a refugee camp in Bangladesh, holds a United Nations form inquiring about his application for asylum. (Jonathan Kaiman/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Indonesia And Malaysia To Allow Stranded Migrants To Come Ashore

Indonesia and Malaysia, which along with Thailand have allowed migrants into their countries temporarily to receive humanitarian aid, reversing an earlier decision.

May 21, 2015
Members of an Indonesian search and rescue team carry items found during the search operation for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 in Pangkalan Bun on January 4, 2015

Indonesia Expands Search For Bodies From AirAsia Crash

Get the latest on the AirAsia Flight 8501 recovery efforts.

January 5, 2015
A member of the Indonesian military looks out of the window during a search and rescue (SAR) operation for AirAsia flight QZ8501, over the waters of the Java Sea, on December 29, 2014

Bad Weather Stalls AirAsia Wreckage Search; Seven Bodies Recovered

Get the latest on the AirAsia recovery effort.

December 31, 2014

Bodies Recovered In Search For Missing AirAsia Flight

The mystery over AirAsia Flight 8501 is reaching a heartbreaking end.

December 30, 2014

Indonesia Tests Mental Health Of U.S. Teen In Bali Suitcase Killing

Denpasar (Indonesia) (AFP) — Indonesian police were Thursday conducting mental health checks on an American teenager suspected of killing her mother and stuffing her battered body into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Heather Mack, 19, broke down in tears during questioning and claimed three men had sought to rob her and her […]

August 14, 2014

Indonesian Girl, Thought Lost In 2004 Tsunami, Reunited With Parents

dpa BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (dpa) — An Indonesian girl swept away in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her parents 10 years after she was given up for dead, her mother said Thursday. Raudhatul Jannah was 4 when she and her brother were swept away by tsunami waters from her home in […]

August 7, 2014

Both Candidates Claim Victory In Tight Indonesia Election

By Simon Roughneen and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times JAKARTA, Indonesia — Both candidates claimed victory Wednesday in Indonesia’s presidential election, the tightest race since the former Southeast Asian dictatorship made the transition to democratic politics less than two decades ago. Joko Widodo, the popular chief executive of the capital city, Jakarta, said he had […]

July 9, 2014