Crime

Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

May 25, 2018

Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators

Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors demand death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers

The Latest: Indonesia prosecutors seek death for cleric

May 18, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are demanding a death sentence for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman for his role in terror attacks

Indonesia police shoot dead suspected militant, arrest 13

May 15, 2018

Indonesia police say they shot dead a militant and arrested 13 others suspected of links to suicide bombings in the country's second-largest city

Indonesia police shoot dead suspected militant, arrest 13 others on suspicion of links to Surabaya attacks

May 15, 2018

Indonesia police shoot dead suspected militant, arrest 13 others on suspicion of links to Surabaya attacks

Militants surrender to end Indonesia detention center riot

May 10, 2018

Indonesia's top security minister says dozens of Islamic militants who took over a detention center near Indonesia's capital, killing five officers, have surrendered to police

The Latest: 6 killed in Indonesia prison riot

May 9, 2018

Officials say five police officers and one prisoner have been killed in a riot at a police detention center in a city near Indonesia's capital that authorities allege was earlier being targeted by Islamic militants

Indonesian police arrest 3 accused of planning attacks

May 7, 2018

Police say Indonesia's counter-terrorism squad has arrested three Islamic extremists accused of plotting bomb attacks against police using high-explosive materials

Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

Apr 24, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Apr 18, 2018

Indonesian police have arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol