Court: No statute of limitations in Dutch colonial crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a groundbreaking decision, an appeals court in the Netherlands has ruled that the statute of limitations does not apply to allegations of colonial era crimes committed...

Students resume protests in Indonesia streets over new law

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of Indonesian students have resumed protests against a new law that they say cripples the country's anti-corruption agency, with some clashing with police. ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2019. There are 94 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 28...

Police: 2 die in violent Indonesian student protests

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say two people have died in violent demonstrations by students against a new law that critics say cripples the country's anti-corruption agency. ...

Earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia, kills at least 3

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake Thursday killed at least three people and damaged a bridge, hospital and other buildings on one of Indonesia's less populated islands. Parts ...

Former Indonesian President Habibie dies at age 83

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suhar...

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. ...

Foreign students bring goodwill from Taiwan home for the holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students from New Southbound Policy affiliated countries studying in Taiwan are bringing second hand toys home with them to donate to local children during the school holi...

Taiwan donates additional US$355,722 for Indonesian post-quake relief

Taiwan's government donated an additional US$355,722 to Indonesia Tuesday to help with school reconstruction efforts in the wake of a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that hit the island of Sulawesi Sept....

Palu recovery in red tape months after Indonesian tragedy

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Six months after Palu was ripped apart by an earthquake, tsunami and liquefying soil that sucked neighborhoods into the earth and killed thousands, a second crisis is looming as...

Indonesia says tsunami possible after quake off Sulawesi

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's geophysics agency says a tsunami is possible after a strong earthquake struck east of Sulawesi island. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake whic...

Indonesia says tsunami possible after strong earthquake east of Sulawesi island

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia says tsunami possible after strong earthquake east of Sulawesi island.

Deforestation triggering natural calamities in Indonesia

Recently, Indonesia was struck by massive floods. After hours of heavy rain in the Sentani area in the province of Papua, flash flooding and landslides killed nearly 90 people and injured 150. Nation...

Indonesian man finds long-lost Taiwanese father after 13 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man, who had been searching for his Taiwanese father for 13 years, finally found him in northern Taiwan on Sunday (March 24). Fanuel Yasun Polak, 26, who curre...

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Officials in Indonesia said on Sunday an earthquake triggered a landslide from the country's second highest volcano, Mount Rinjani. The 5.5-magnitude quake was felt across Lombok, a popular trekki...