Indonesia

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Papua province

By Tue, Jul 28, 2015 8:00AM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.0 underground quake struck at 6:41 a.m. Tuesday (2141 GMT) and was centered 247 kilometers (153 miles) west of Jayapura,

Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

By Tue, Jul 28, 2015 5:48AM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Britain have agreed to step up joint efforts to fight their shared enemy, the Islamic State group.

‘I didn’t do nothing': Chris Brown posts video while trapped in Manila

By Thu, Jul 23, 2015 4:19PM UTC

U.S. hip-hop star has posted a video on Instagram from what appears to be a Manila hotel room after he was prevented from leaving the Philippines Wednesday.

Indonesia: Mount Raung eruptions ground Bali flights again

By Wed, Jul 22, 2015 1:09PM UTC

Volcanic ash from eruptions at Indonesia’s Mount Ruang volcano have grounded flights between the resort island of Bali and Australia for the second time this month.

Indonesia sentences 3 Chinese Uighurs to 6 years in jail

By Mon, Jul 13, 2015 6:45PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced three men believed to be members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community to six years in jail for conspiring with Indonesian terrorists.