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AP PHOTOS: Graveyard mementos in Jakarta mark virus's toll

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a graveyard on Jakarta's outskirts, portraits of the dead, bouquets of flowers and other mementos serve as reminders of the deadly coronavirus wave that battered Indonesia...

AP PHOTOS: Volunteers help gravediggers in Indonesia

BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Wearing hazmat suits and masks, gravediggers at the Cipenjo Cemetery in Bogor on the outskirts of Jakarta say they've lost track of how many graves they dug. Despite working la...

Indonesia reports 54,000 virus cases, becomes Asian hotspot

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia reported more than 54,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time Wednesday, surpassing recent daily infections in India, whose disastrous outbreak is declining, a...

AP PHOTOS: Bikers clear Indonesian streets for ambulances

BEKASI, Indonesia (AP) — The motorcycle riders weave through the jammed vehicles, honking their horns as they flank ambulances trying to find their way through the traffic-choked streets of Indonesia'...

Desperate Indonesians search for oxygen as virus cases soar

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — With his aunt gasping for breath at home from her COVID-19 infection, 17-year-old Ridho Milhasan took matters into his own hands Wednesday and went to find her some oxygen. ...

Indonesian searchers hunt for crashed plane's voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers looking for a crashed plane's cockpit voice recorder were searching in mud and plane debris on the seabed between Indonesian islands Wednesday to retrieve information ...

Indonesian police move top terror suspect for investigation

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities transferred 23 suspected militants arrested in recent weeks to the capital on Wednesday, including a man suspected of helping make the bombs for the de...

Indonesian cleric turns himself in for COVID-19 violation

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A firebrand Indonesian cleric turned himself in to authorities Saturday after he was accused of inciting people to breach pandemic restrictions by holding events with large c...

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov't restricts social media

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and b...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

NORTH KOREA NUCLEAR — China is telling the U.S. and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and actions and work toward a peaceful resolution of their dispute, in a sign of growing concer...

Indonesia clinic gives relief to Muslims with tattoo regrets

TANGERANG, Indonesia (AP) — A clinic in Indonesia is offering laser removal of tattoos for free, providing relief to Muslims who have regrets about their ink. Islam calls for Muslims...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: AP EXPLAINS-HONG KONG-NEW LEADER — Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by elites favored by Beijing cast their ballots in...