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# indonesia - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

# indonesia - Friday 12 June, 2015

Did Australia bribe people smugglers to turn their boat around?

The country’s prime minister won’t say.

# indonesia - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

# indonesia - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

# indonesia - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad

Australia has withdrawn its ambassador, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott says relations between the two nations have entered a ‘dark hour’.

# indonesia - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

'I'm an Australian and I stand for mercy': Celebrities urge Tony Abbott to do more to save execution pair

One man married his girlfriend while in prison yesterday. He said it was his final wish.

# indonesia - Monday 27 April, 2015

Australia's Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

# indonesia - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Young US couple found guilty of murdering woman found in a suitcase

The two have been given long jail terms by a court today for the ‘sadistic’ murder of the woman’s mother.

# indonesia - Monday 6 April, 2015

Two of Australia's 'Bali Nine' drug smugglers just lost their death-row appeals

The pair face the firing squad in Indonesia after their convictions.

# indonesia - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

Australian drug smugglers make last-ditch attempt to avoid death by firing squad

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug trafficking gang, were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia.

# indonesia - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Search for AirAsia crash victims is called off

106 have been found so far.

# indonesia - Friday 6 March, 2015

# indonesia - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Australia makes last-ditch effort to save two drug-smugglers from firing squad

Tony Abbott is trying to arrange a prisoner swap with Indonesian authorities.

# indonesia - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Over £16k raised online for Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia

Lisa Orsi plays for the local GAA team the Singapore Gaelic Lions.

# indonesia - Monday 23 February, 2015

GAA team of Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia: 'Lisa's condition isn't good'

The family of 22-year-old Lisa Orsi have flown out to Asia.

# indonesia - Friday 13 February, 2015

Indonesian Muslim clerics angered by Valentine's Day condoms

“We have long rejected the condomisation of our society.”

# indonesia - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Bodies found belted to seats near AirAsia crash site

The five bodies were found ‘buried in mud’.

# indonesia - Monday 12 January, 2015

AirAsia plane 'exploded' as it hit the sea

Cabin pressure caused flight QZ8501 to explode as it hit the waters of the Java Sea.

# indonesia - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Crashed AirAsia plane: Tail recovered from seabed --- but black box recorder still missing

The Airbus jet, carrying 162 people, went missing in stormy weather on 28 December.

# indonesia - Monday 5 January, 2015

Icy weather likely "triggering factor" of AirAsia crash

Search teams have expanded their operation in the Java Sea as they race to find bodies and wreckage from the crashed AirAsia flight.

# indonesia - Thursday 1 January, 2015

First victim of doomed AirAsia flight buried

Nine bodies have been recovered so far.

# indonesia - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# indonesia - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

# indonesia - Monday 29 December, 2014

Q&A: What happened to missing AirAsia flight QZ8501?

The head of the search and rescue operation has said “the hypothesis is the plane is at the bottom of the sea”.

# indonesia - Friday 26 December, 2014

Flashback: The massive devastation caused by the tsunami which tore lives apart

Today is the tenth anniversary of the devastating 2004 tsunami which hit thirteen countries from Africa to Thailand.

# indonesia - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Woman searches for her children among 12 family members buried in landslide

At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and 88 remain missing.

# indonesia - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Rescuers dig through mud after Indonesian landslide kills 8 people

100 people are still unaccounted for following the landslide.

# indonesia - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Female police recruits in Indonesia are subjected to virginity tests

Human rights campaigners say it’s harmful and humiliating, and must stop.

# indonesia - Monday 8 September, 2014

Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed

There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild.

# indonesia - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Body of US tourist in Bali found inside suitcase allegedly dropped off by her daughter

The daughter of the 62-year-old victim has been arrested along with her boyfriend.

# indonesia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago

Her mother said, ‘My heart beat so fast when I saw her. I hugged her and she hugged me back.’

# indonesia - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted

A Facebook campaign was launched to identify the man.

# indonesia - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas Exclusive

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

# indonesia - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# indonesia - Friday 14 February, 2014

In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia

The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as we nudge closer to the weekend.

Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)

A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.

# indonesia - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Victims engulfed in ash as volcano kills at least 15

Victims were covered by scorching clouds during the eruption.