Police in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta have detained the captain of a boat that caught fire while carrying New Year holidaymakers, killing 23 people, an officer said Monday.
At least 23 people are dead after a fire broke out on Sunday on a wooden boat headed to a holiday island in Jakarta Bay, off the Indonesian capital, officials said.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near Indonesia’s Sumba Island, the Indonesian geophysics agency said.
Indonesian police killed three suspected Islamist militants and arrested another during a raid near the capital Jakarta on Wednesday.
The Christian governor of the Indonesian capital went on trial Tuesday to face charges of blasphemy over remarks perceived as insulting to Muslims.
Police detonated a bomb found in a rented house near the Indonesian capital on Saturday after arresting three people suspected of plotting an attack on the presidential palace.
The death toll from an earthquake that devastated parts of Indonesia's Aceh province has been revised to 100 from 102, an official said Friday.
A soldier has been found alive two weeks after an Indonesian army helicopter he was travelling in crashed, killing three people, the military said Friday.
Aid groups began arriving in Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the death toll from an earthquake that devastated parts of the region rose to 102.
At least 97 people were killed and hundreds injured Wednesday after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh province, officials said.
An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia's Aceh province Wednesday, injuring at least one person and causing more than a dozen buildings to collapse, officials said.
Indonesian police on Saturday released seven people, including two former generals and a rock star, a day after they were arrested on suspicion of treason and sedition.
An Indonesian police plane carrying 13 people crashed into the sea on Saturday, police said.
More than 200,000 conservative Indonesian Muslims filled a square in Jakarta on Friday to demand the arrest of the city's Christian governor over remarks they perceived as insulting to Islam.
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...