Around 3,000 protesters rallied in the Indonesian capital on Saturday calling for unity and tolerance, amid rising ethnic and religious tensions sparked by allegations of blasphemy against the city's Christian governor.
Two senior Indonesian politicians who met Donald Trump during his election campaign expressed confidence Thursday that the US president-elect would not act on his anti-Muslim rhetoric, local media reported.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte did not give the go-ahead to Indonesia to execute a Philippine woman currently on death row for drug trafficking, an official said Monday, rubbishing reported comments from the Indonesian president earlier that day.
A British man detained in connection with the death of a policeman on Indonesia's resort island of Bali has admitted to hitting the officer with a beer bottle and binoculars, media reports said Tuesday.
The executions of 14 people on death row for drug trafficking loomed Thursday in Indonesia despite outcry from the UN and rights groups and that have faulted the country's justice system in finding convictions.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Sunday thanked the Philippines government for the release of 10 Indonesian crew of a tugboat that had been held hostage by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group since March.
Indonesia's Supreme Court overturned the acquittals of a Canadian administrator and a local colleague accused of sexually abusing pupils at a well-known international school, and increased their jail terms, officials said Thursday.
Indonesia has asked all social media and messaging platforms to drop emoticons featuring same-sex couples, a government official said Thursday, after popular application Line removed some of its emojis for the local market.