Woman rescued from Indonesia landslide after 13 hours

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in Indonesia pulled a woman alive from a car trapped by a landslide for 13 hours but several other people were still missing Tuesday as torrential rains caused havoc...

Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rules

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a remote corner of Borneo, an Indonesian company and its Chinese partner are pushing ahead with an industrial wood plantation in a tropical forest and orangutan habitat, a...

Islamic school seeks to steer sons of militants to new path

SEI MENCIRIM, Indonesia (AP) — The slim boys in Muslim caps and robes at the Al Hidayah Islamic boarding school are grinning bolts of energy who love football, need a little coaxing to do their math a...

Islamic school seeks to steer sons of militants to new path

SEI MENCIRIM, Indonesia (AP) — A former Islamic militant in Indonesia who says he regrets his past has opened up a school for the children of extremists with the hope of steering them away from the pa...

Obama making nostalgic visit to city of his childhood

BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his family are set to visit his childhood home city of Jakarta at the end of their 10-day vacation to Indonesia, where they went whitewater ra...

Indonesians shocked by Trump, but still admire US values

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians are by turns shocked and bemused by Donald Trump's volatile presidency, but many in the world's most populous Muslim nation say his personality and actions — incl...

Family, friends describe 'nice girl' embroiled in Kim case

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Family and former neighbors of the Indonesian woman suspected of involvement in the audacious killing of the North Korean leader's half brother in Malaysia are stunned by the...

Judges rule Jakarta governor blasphemy trial closed to media

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court ruled Tuesday that witness testimony will be closed to the media in the blasphemy trial of the capital's minority Christian governor. Ja...

Earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh province; at least 27 dead

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 27 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. A...

Indonesia blasphemy protest draws 200,000; ends peacefully

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied peacefully in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest against its minority Christian governor, who is being...

West Papuans protest against Indonesian rule

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — West Papuan protesters faced off with police in the Indonesian capital on Thursday in a demonstration calling for the remote region's independence. Organize...

Indonesia police name Jakarta governor as blasphemy suspect

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police on Wednesday named the Christian governor of the Indonesian capital as a suspect in a blasphemy investigation in a major test of the Muslim-majority nation's reputatio...

Indonesia president cancels trip abroad after deadly protest

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday canceled a visit to Australia after a massive rally in the capital by Muslim hard-liners descended into violence, leavin...

Indonesian women killed in Hong Kong are forgotten at home

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — They were poor and vulnerable — nobodies trying to make a living in a sophisticated and clinical metropolis far from their island villages. They were brutalized by a member o...