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Muslims open Ramadan with social distanced prayers, vaccines

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Muslims in Indonesia began marking Ramadan with communal prayers Tuesday in a socially distanced contrast to the empty mosques of a year ago when Islam's holiest month coinci...

Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 119, dozens missing

LEMBATA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 119 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as rain continued to pound the region and hamper the ...

Indonesian rescuers dig for people buried in landslides

LEMBATA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in remote eastern Indonesia were digging through the debris of a landslide Tuesday in search of as many as 21 people believed to be buried in one of several disaster...

Woman killed after pointing gun in Indonesian police offices

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A woman entered the Indonesian National Police Headquarters in Jakarta and pointed a gun at several officers before being shot dead by police, in the latest in a series of mi...

Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, killing all 62 people on board, officials s...

Newlywed militant suspects blamed in Indonesia church attack

MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities on Monday identified a newly married couple with suspected militant links as the attackers who used a pressure cooker to blow themselves up outside a ...

Indonesia resumes use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia on Friday cleared the AstraZeneca vaccine for use again after the European Union's drug regulator said the vaccine didn't increase the overall incidence of blood cl...

Indonesia urges ASEAN leaders to hold summit on Myanmar coup

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday urged a halt to violence in Myanmar and asked the fellow leaders of Southeast Asia countries to hold a summit on the crisis. ...

Indonesian police say new JI cell was recruiting, training

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Twenty-two suspects arrested in recent weeks were connected to the banned Jemaah Islamiyah militant group — among them a convicted leader who was recruiting and training new ...

Thailand PM gets AstraZeneca jab, 1 Asian country suspends

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca on Tuesday, as much of Asia shrugged off concerns about reports of blood clots in some reci...

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day o...

Southeast Asian nations urge halt to violence in Myanmar

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged a halt to violence and the start of talks on a peaceful solution in Myanmar, where the military seized power from an elected governmen...

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. &ldqu...

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets again on Tuesday to protest last month’s seizure of power by the military, as foreign ministers from Southeast Asian countries prepa...

UN chief: UN will seek to unite world, reverse Myanmar coup

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pledged Friday that the United Nations will do everything it can to unite the international community and create conditions for the military co...