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Hijab but no helmet, Indonesian woman conquers Wall of Death

11 Sep 2019

TAKENGON, Indonesia Devi Apriliyani turns heads when the carnival she works with comes to town. | Video

Indonesia to close giant lizard island leaving guides, villagers in the lurch

27 Aug 2019

KOMODO, Indonesia Almost every day 20-year-old Rizaldian Syahputra puts on his blue uniform, laces up his high boots and leaves his wooden house on stilts for a job many nature-lovers would envy. | Video

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia

22 May 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night. | Video

Indonesia hope Asian Games can help re-boot national soccer team

24 Jul 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia hopes hosting the upcoming Asian Games will help revive the fortunes of its troubled national soccer team and act as a springboard for their qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics, the nation's soccer association said.

Indonesia's president says military should stay out of politics

05 Oct 2017

CILEGON, Indonesia Indonesia's armed forces should stay out of politics and ensure their loyalty is only to the state and the government, President Joko Widodo said on Thursday at a parade to mark the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the country's military.

British, Australian nationals jailed in Bali for murder of policeman

13 Mar 2017

DENPASAR, Indonesia A court in the Indonesian holiday island of Bali jailed a British man and his Australian girlfriend on Monday for their roles in the murder of a traffic policeman on a popular surfing beach.

Rescue operations near end in Indonesia's quake-stricken Aceh

09 Dec 2016

PIDIE JAYA, Indonesia Indonesian officials said on Friday search and rescue operations were nearing an end three days after a powerful earthquake hit the northern province of Aceh, killing 100 people and leaving thousands homeless.

From street to studio: Indonesia buskers dream of big time

10 Sep 2016

JAKARTA, Sept 10 Every day, Jakarta street musician Jamaluddin jumps on a bus and plays his guitar to earn a few coins, and hopefully one day get noticed by a recording company.

Tourists flock to Indonesia to see rare total solar eclipse

09 Mar 2016

TERNATE/PALEMBANG, Indonesia Thousands of astronomy enthusiasts are flocking to Indonesia this week to catch a rare event - the country's first total solar eclipse in nearly 33 years. | Video

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