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Indonesia gains majority ownership of giant Freeport mine

Dec 21, 2018

Indonesia finalizes the transfer of majority control over a giant gold and copper mine from Freeport-McMoRan in a long-awaited deal that boosts the president's re-election campaign

Papua leaders call for Indonesia to withdraw troops

Dec 21, 2018

Leaders of Indonesia's easternmost Papua region are calling on President Joko Widodo to order the withdrawal of troops from an area where separatists earlier this month carried out one of their deadliest attacks

Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrants

Dec 13, 2018

Teenage Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara

Indonesia rejects rebels' demand on Papua independence talks

Dec 11, 2018

Indonesia has rejected a demand by Papuan rebels to hold negotiations on their territory's self-determination

Indonesian investigators say doomed Lion Air jet 'airworthy'

Nov 29, 2018

Investigators say crashed Lion Air jet was 'airworthy' for its final takeoff

Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Nov 8, 2018

Indonesian investigators say a crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane

Lion Air jet had same airspeed problem on last 4 flights

Nov 5, 2018

Investigators say the "black box" data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its last four flights all had an airspeed indicator problem

New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash

Nov 2, 2018

New details about the crashed Lion Air's jet previous flight cast further doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems, as the search for victims continued for a fifth day

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

Mass rally to promote moderate Islam in Indonesia canceled

Oct 26, 2018

Organizers of an Indonesian movement to promote a moderate brand of Islam have canceled a mass rally after its youth supporters burned the flag of an outlawed hard-line Muslim group, sparking allegations of blasphemy