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# indonesia - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Couples detained as Indonesian cities crack down on Valentine's Day

Authorities in the city of Surabaya briefly detained about two dozen couples.

# indonesia - Monday 15 January, 2018

At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses

There have been no reports of deaths so far.

# indonesia - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week

Mount Agung spewed smoke and ash as high as 4,000 feet this morning.

# indonesia - Monday 13 November, 2017

Museum removes 'fun' Hitler display after protests

Visitors had been encouraged to take selfies with the waxwork.

# indonesia - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Creator of Tinder-style app for polygamists 'just wants to help' unmarried women

The app Ayo Poligami has attracted 56,000 users since its launch in April.

# indonesia - Friday 22 September, 2017

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# indonesia - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Indonesia the latest country to partially ban messaging app Telegram over terror fears

Telegram CEO, Pavel Durov, said the firm will investigate the Indonesia charges.

# indonesia - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

# indonesia - Monday 3 July, 2017

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Five people were injured following the eruption.

# indonesia - Monday 19 June, 2017

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

One of the men was due to be released within months.

# indonesia - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

# indonesia - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex Public Caning This post contains videos

Indonesian Sharia court sentences two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex

There are strict laws against homosexuality in the province of Aceh.

# indonesia - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Blasphemy: Governor of Jakarta jailed for two years after being found guilty of offence

The decision has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance in Indonesia – the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation.

# indonesia - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Tourist suffers severe bite from Komodo dragon after 'ignoring warnings about getting too close'

The 50-year-old man was bitten on the leg and rushed to a nearby hospital.

# indonesia - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From The42 Ex-Chelsea duo Essien and Cole caught without work permits after Indonesia debut Indonvisa

Ex-Chelsea duo Essien and Cole caught without work permits after Indonesia debut

The ex-Chelsea pair made their debut for Persib Bandung at the weekend.

# indonesia - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 Ex-Blues Michael Essien and Carlton Cole made their debuts in Indonesia over the weekend Blues Brothers

Ex-Blues Michael Essien and Carlton Cole made their debuts in Indonesia over the weekend

The former Chelsea teammates arrived at the club last month.

# indonesia - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat

The native Indonesian monkeys are eaten by locals who compare them to ‘wild boar or dog’.

# indonesia - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Journeyman Carlton Cole links up with former Chelsea team-mate in Indonesia Emerging Force

Journeyman Carlton Cole links up with former Chelsea team-mate in Indonesia

The striker will play alongside Michael Essien at Persib Bandung.

Farmer's body discovered inside giant python in Indonesia

Worried relatives launched a search for the farmer after he failed to return home.

# indonesia - Friday 10 March, 2017

Former war reporter avoids years in Indonesian jail due to 'politeness'

After the verdict was handed down, Fox said he felt “relieved”.

# indonesia - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers

A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.

# indonesia - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother

Sheila von Weise was beaten to death with a fruit bowl during a vacation in 2014.

# indonesia - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle

Yohanes Syahputra hadn’t eaten in days and had wounds on his hands, waist and legs when he was found.

# indonesia - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# indonesia - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Woman jailed for 20 years after killing her friend with a poisoned coffee

Jessica Kumala Wongso was found to have laced her friend’s drink with a lethal dose of cyanide.

# indonesia - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Indonesia parliament passes chemical castration laws for convicted paedophiles

The controversial laws were the subject of fierce debate, with two opposition parties voting against the measures.

# indonesia - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.

# indonesia - Saturday 23 July, 2016

People are queueing to get into this toilet-themed café, where food is served in loos

Guests at the Jamban Cafe sit on upright toilets.

# indonesia - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# indonesia - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Planes catch fire after colliding on runway at airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident at Indonesia’s Halim Perdanakusuma airport.

# indonesia - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Elderly woman hacked to death by machete-wielding crowd over suspected witchcraft

“While she was sick, the wife often felt possessed and said that the old woman had cast a spell on her.”

# indonesia - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

# indonesia - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay

George Bush posted 141 endangered animal specimens for sale online.

# indonesia - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board

The flight was delayed after the pilot noticed a problem related to the controls.

# indonesia - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

AirAsia investigation: Crew members 'lost control' of the plane

The Airbus A320-200 crashed last year, killing 162 people.

# indonesia - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Newlyweds arrested over eating genitals of man who allegedly raped wife before wedding

The husband is accused of taking home the victim’s severed genitals and ordering his wife to cook them.

# indonesia - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Everybody on board the crashed Indonesian plane has died

The plane crashed on Sunday due to bad weather carrying 54 people.

# indonesia - Monday 17 August, 2015

Crashed Indonesian plane was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash

Search teams are racing to reach the site of what is believed to be debris from the plane.

# indonesia - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.

Plane carrying 54 people found crashed in Indonesia

The plane disappeared ten minutes before it reached its destination.