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Prison riot in central California leaves 1 inmate dead, 8 others wounded

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:30:01 +0700

(image) Prison guards fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to quell a riot on Sunday involving more than 160 inmates at a central California penitentiary in which one prisoner was stabbed to death and eight others wounded, state ...

Merkel rejects yes-or-no answers in interview

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:32:28 +0700

(image) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected a requirement of the German news channel ARD youth radio program "Kanzlercheck" (chancellor check) to answer questions with a simple yes or no. The answer always depended on the ...

Millions of kids, teens suffer low levels in reading, maths: Unesco

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:30:09 +0700

(image) The latest report released by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on Thursday revealed that 617 million kids and teenagers across the globe were not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics. The ...

At least 216 people killed in Mexico quake

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:06:26 +0700

At least 216 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the temblor, the countrys civil protection agency said. The ...

VP leads RI delegation to attend UN General Assembly

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:05:50 +0700

(image) Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla led a delegation from his country in a summit at the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York, on Tuesday. Kalla was accompanied by Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and ...

Four helicopters to carry aid for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 01:59:35 +0700

(image) Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi stated that four helicopters would carry humanitarian aid for the Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh from the Rakhine State in Myanmar, Wednesday. "The aid is not limited to one ...

TNI ready to send peacekeeping forces to Myanmar: Chief

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:25:21 +0700

(image) The Chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI), General Gatot Nurmantyo, said here, Friday, that Indonesia was ready to send peacekeeping forces to Myanmar to help the Rohingya ethnic group in Rakhine. However, it is yet to ...

Turkey to start first foreign aid distribution in Myanmar

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:10:13 +0700

Turkey said it will start the first foreign deliveries of aid on Wednesday to northwestern Myanmar, where hundreds of people have been killed and nearly 125,000 have fled over the border to Bangladesh in the last 10 days. ...

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi under pressure as almost 125,000 Rohingya flee violence

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:58:37 +0700

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Pakistan to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims after nearly 125,000 of them fled to ...

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya escape Myanmar violence as humanitarian crisis looms

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:20:36 +0700

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, pressuring scarce resources of aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of refugees from previous spasms of ...

Indonesia condemns North Korea's nuclear test

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:05:39 +0700

(image) Jakarta (ANTARA News - The Indonesian government has condemned the nuclear test conducted by North Korea on Sunday, as it could further escalate tensions in the region. "Indonesia condemns the nuclear (hydrogen bomb) test ...

Solving Rohingya problem through practice of humanitarian values: MPR

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:10:10 +0700

(image) Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Zulkifli Hasan has urged the international community to help solve the ethnic Rohingya issue in Rakhine based on humanitarian values to stop the violence there. ...

NU urges Myanmar to stop Rohingya massacre

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 19:15:04 +0700

(image) One of sunni Islam organizations in Indonesia Nahdlatul Ulama has asked the Myanmar government to stop massacre of Rohingya people. "The call to stop the massacre is made based upon humanity as well as our free and active ...

North Korea says it has developed "advanced hydrogen bomb"

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 14:41:38 +0700

(image) North Korea said on Sunday it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses "great destructive power" as US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked by phone about the "escalating" nuclear ...

Indonesian Scout to send humanitarian mission to Rakhine, Myanmar

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:21:50 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Scout Movement (Pramuka) will send a humanitarian mission to Rakhine State, Myanmar, to distribute meat from the Islamic Sacrifice Feast (Idul Adha) that will fall on Friday (Sept 1) in Indonesia. "This will ...

Indonesia condemns North Korea's missile test

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:18:20 +0700

(image) The Indonesian government has condemned a missile test conducted by North Korea on Monday, August 28, 2017, noted a press statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia received by Antara here on Tuesday. The ...

Russia quips US over Indonesian Sukhoi purchase

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:27:23 +0700

Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin quipped the US in response to Jakartas Sukhoi aircraft purchase, emphasizing that Kremlin will work with any country regardless of its foreign policies, contrary to Washingtons ...

Indonesia, Vietnam discuss South China Sea issue

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:30:41 +0700

(image) Indonesian President Joko Widodo met Secretary General of the Socialist Republican Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, to discuss the South China Sea issue, among others. Widodo and Trong met at the Merdeka Palace in ...

ASEAN strengthens economic growth through regional integration: President Jokowi

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:35:06 +0700

(image) The Association of Southeast Asians (ASEAN) has begun strengthening economic growth by building regional economic integration, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. Based on data of the World Economic Forum, the ASEAN was ...

North Korea releases imprisoned Canadian pastor

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:59:58 +0700

(image) North Korea has released a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence there on humanitarian grounds, the country's official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday."Rim Hyon Su, a Canadian civilian, was released on sick bail according ...