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10-year jail sentence sought for female Indonesian militant

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:25:09 GMT2017-08-23T10:25:09Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An alleged would-be suicide bomber arrested one day before the planned bombing of a popular family attraction in the Indonesian capital should spend a decade in prison, prosecutors said Wednesday....

Malaysia apologizes for showing Indonesia's flag as Poland's

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:32:04 GMT2017-08-20T07:32:04Z

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia apologized to Indonesia on Sunday for an "unintentional" mistake in printing the Indonesian flag upside down in a souvenir guidebook for the Southeast Asian Games....

IS cleric granted early release in Indonesia is re-arrested

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:58:47 GMT2017-08-18T07:58:47Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A radical Islamic cleric granted an early release from prison to mark Indonesia's Independence Day has been re-arrested for alleged involvement in several militant attacks....

Indonesia to start 1-year countdown as Asian Games host

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:01:24 GMT2017-08-17T06:01:24Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia starts a one-year countdown clock on Friday as it races to complete venues to host an Asian Games that it hopes will showcase the archipelago as a leading nation in the region and boost its perennially light medal total....

Indonesia president: Spread wealth, protect diversity

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:36:07 GMT2017-08-16T06:36:07Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's president on Wednesday vowed a fairer distribution of the nation's wealth and a renewed commitment to protecting diversity after volatile months in which the country's reputation for tolerance was undermined by religious tensions and attacks on minorities....

Indonesia clinic gives relief to Muslims with tattoo regrets

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:43:14 GMT2017-08-16T04:43:14Z

TANGERANG, Indonesia (AP) -- Each staccato rat-a-tat-tat of the laser firing an intense beam at the elaborate red, green and black dragon on Taufiq Hidayat's arm is, he prays, bringing him closer to God....

Reports: Key witness in Indonesia corruption case dies in US

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:38:00 GMT2017-08-13T22:38:00Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man who killed himself during an armed Los Angeles standoff last week was an important witness in a sweeping corruption investigation in Indonesia, according to media reports....

Official: Indonesian family that joined IS now in Iraq

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:11:57 GMT2017-08-11T08:11:57Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's deputy foreign minister says a Jakarta family who joined the Islamic State group in Syria out of an apparently naive belief it would give them a better life is now in Iraq and in contact with the Indonesian government....