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# indonesia - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Volcano erupts 30 times in one day

Around 20,000 people have been displaced as Mount Sinabung spews lava on Sumatra island.

# indonesia - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Countries welcome 2014 with fireworks and celebrations

More than 1 million people gathered at the Sydney Harbour to usher in the new year.

# indonesia - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge People are now paying to have snakes slither all over their body House Of Slitherin'

People are now paying to have snakes slither all over their body

‘Snake massages’ are the latest craze in an Indonesian spa.

# indonesia - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger

Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session to express their anger at the contest being held in Indonesia as the event went ahead with stepped-up security.

# indonesia - Friday 30 August, 2013

VIDEO: Meet the 'walking' shark found in Indonesia

The brown and white shark pushes itself along the ocean floor, using its fins.

# indonesia - Friday 23 August, 2013

Favourite in Australian election wants to buy Indonesian "smuggler boats"

Tony Abbott wants Australia to pay “wardens” in Indonesian villages as well as bounty payments to curb immigration into Australia.

# indonesia - Monday 12 August, 2013

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano continues to wreak havoc

Five people were killed when the volcano erupted at the weekend.

# indonesia - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'

A 5.0 earthquake hit 188km northwest of Indonesia, the US Geological Survey also said.

# indonesia - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Woman jailed after kicking maid's 'private parts'

The woman was charged with multiple attacks on her maid which the judge described as “repugnant to all notions of common humanity”.

# indonesia - Friday 19 July, 2013

Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today

“Australians have had enough of seeing people drowning in the waters to our north,” said Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

# indonesia - Friday 21 June, 2013

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze

Sinagpore is shrouded in haze due to forest fires on the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra.

# indonesia - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Not much of a view: Singapore's haze hits crisis levels

The city-state’s pollution index stood at 218 today: 200 is ‘very unhealthy’, and ’300′ is hazardous…

# indonesia - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean

Up to 13 bodies were spotted in the water but were not recovered while the hunt for survivors was on and now customs off say they were now too busy rescuing other boats.

# indonesia - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Indonesian politician's Metallica guitar seized amid concerns about corruption

Joko Widodo was given his guitar by concert promoters – but it’s feared that he may be asked to return some favours.

# indonesia - Saturday 18 May, 2013

British woman dies after drinking 'tainted alcohol'

The 23-year-old was travelling with a fellow Briton through rainforest, when they drank four bottles of local whiskey.

# indonesia - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Rescuers use saws, wheelbarrows in dig to free trapped miners

The mine collapse took place at a gold and copper mine in Indonesia yesterday.

# indonesia - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

# indonesia - Monday 25 March, 2013

Two dead as asylum-seeker boat carrying 95 capsizes

A woman and a young child have died after an overloaded boat carrying 95 asylum-seekers travelling to Australia sank in the Indian Ocean.

# indonesia - Monday 25 February, 2013

Indonesian wins rare victory against noisy mosque

Man in Banda Aceh claims volume of call to prayer was lowered after his complaint.

# indonesia - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# indonesia - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

# indonesia - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Tensions rise over ad that reads "Indonesian maids now on sale!!"

Indonesia had previously banned women from travelling to Malaysia to work as maids due to poor pay and abuse.

# indonesia - Friday 12 October, 2012

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings

Survivors and loved-ones paid tribute to the 202 victims of the nightclub bombings on the Indonesian island of Bali, carried out by religious extremists in 2002.

# indonesia - Monday 8 October, 2012

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Mount Lokon is one of the country’s most active volcanoes – eruption could be heard more than 5km away.

# indonesia - Monday 17 September, 2012

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

# indonesia - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# indonesia - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Indonesia tops 'league of shame' as world's most prolific smokers

Two-thirds of all men over the age of 15 smoke in Indonesia – making them the world’s heaviest smokers.

# indonesia - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off

Indonesian officials received an alert from Australian authorities but have been unable to locate the vessel.

# indonesia - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The42 'I'll take a 10% pay cut,' says FAI chief John Delaney FAI

'I'll take a 10% pay cut,' says FAI chief John Delaney

The association boss informed AGM delegates that his annual salary will be reduced from €400,000 to €360,000.

# indonesia - Thursday 21 June, 2012

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.

# indonesia - Sunday 27 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group Bad Romance

Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group

The Islamic Defenders Front had threatened “chaos” if Gaga – described as “the Devil’s messenger” – came to perform.

# indonesia - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids Gaga Gagged

Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids

A permit for a June concert by the popstar has been denied, amid fears her sexy clothes and dance moves will harm children.

# indonesia - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia

All 45 people on board are feared dead after the discovery of bodies at the site.

# indonesia - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight

Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.

# indonesia - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

# indonesia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Ten-year-old girl eaten by crocodile as father looked on

Only pieces of the girl’s clothing were found after the reptile attacked near a river in Indonesia.

# indonesia - Friday 20 January, 2012

Monkey long-believed to be extinct discovered in Indonesia Lost And Found This post contains images

Monkey long-believed to be extinct discovered in Indonesia

A team of scientists hoping to capture footage of leopards and orangutans on Borneo island last summer got much more than they bargained for…

# indonesia - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.