Crime

Police: Indonesia's security minister wounded in stabbing

Oct 10, 2019

Police say a knife-wielding man has wounded Indonesia's security minister, a local police chief and another person in a western province

Indonesia's president delays vote on new criminal code

Sep 20, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has asked lawmakers to delay a vote on a proposed new criminal code because of public opposition

Indonesian province shuts schools due to forest fire haze

Sep 11, 2019

Authorities have shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through peatland forests

Protesters burn parliament building in Indonesia's Papua

Aug 19, 2019

Thousands of protesters in Indonesia's West Papua province have set fire to a local parliament building

2 Australian men arrested in drug cases in Bali

Jul 23, 2019

Indonesian police say two Australian men have been arrested with cocaine on Bali

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

Jul 1, 2019

Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

May 23, 2019

Police say seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won't allow unrest

May 22, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia

May 16, 2019

Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists

May 2, 2019

A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters