Indonesia says 5 citizens kidnapped by Philippine militants

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said Tuesday that five of the country's citizens have been kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines. The five be...

Crowded footbridge breaks over Indonesian river, killing 7

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A footbridge on Indonesia's Sumatra island broke while it was packed with people and several fell into the overflowing river below and drowned, officials said Monday. ...

Indonesia: UAE crown prince to lead new capital construction

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Abu Dhabi's crown prince has agreed to lead a committee that will oversee the construction of a new capital city for Indonesia that is estimated to cost $34 billion, an Indon...

UAE, Indonesia reach multi-billion dollar investment deals

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates affirmed deeper economic ties during a visit by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in which he sought billions of dollars to finance his ...

Indonesia president visits islands also claimed by China

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's sovereignty during a visit to a group of islands at the edge of the South China Sea that China claims a...

Mudslides, blackouts hamper search after Indonesia floods

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Mudslides and power blackouts hampered the search for people missing in massive floods in Indonesia's capital, where more than 60 people have died and some of the tens of tho...

Indonesia's flooded capital disinfected to fend off disease

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Soldiers and health workers sprayed Indonesia's capital with disinfectant on Sunday to fend off possible diseases spread by massive flooding that has killed 60 people and aff...

53 dead in Landslides, flash floods in Indonesia's capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 53 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people appare...

Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead, 397,000 displaced

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital rose to 43 of Friday as rescuers found more bodies amid receding floodwaters, disaster officials said. Mo...

Floods in Indonesia capital kill 17, force thousands to flee

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Severe flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia's capital have killed 17 people and displaced tens of thousands, a disaster official said Thursday. ...

4 dead, thousands caught in flooding in Indonesia's capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Severe flooding hit Indonesia's capital as residents were celebrating the New Year's, killing at least four people, displacing thousands and forcing the closure of a domestic...

Indonesia arrests 2 policemen suspected in acid attack

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said Friday they have arrested two elite police officers suspected in an acid attack on a senior anti-corruption investigator nearly three years ago. ...

Indonesian Muslims protest China's treatment of Uighurs

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More than a thousand Muslims marched to the heavily guarded Chinese Embassy in Indonesia's capital on Friday to protest China's treatment of its Uighur Muslims. ...

Thousands in Indonesia pray on 15th anniversary of tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people knelt in prayer in Indonesia's Aceh province at ceremonies Thursday marking the 15th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, one of modern history's w...

Gunmen attack plane in Indonesia's Papua; no casualties

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on a small commercial plane as it landed in Indonesia's restive province of Papua carrying nine passengers, one of the plane's pilots said Saturday. No cas...