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21 killed as bus plunges into ravine in Indonesia

Sep 8, 2018

Officials say 21 people were killed when a tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia's main Java island

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Aceh region bans unmarried couples at same table in cafes

Sep 5, 2018

A district in Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has banned unmarried couples from sitting at the same table in restaurants, cafes or coffee shops

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Asian Games stir Indonesia's pride, boost Jokowi's campaign

Sep 3, 2018

Indonesia's success in hosting and competing at the Asian Games has swelled national pride, boosted the re-election campaign of President Joko Widodo, and positively highlighted diversity in the Muslim-majority nation

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Bach: No Olympic future for esports until 'violence' removed

Sep 1, 2018

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach isn't certain if or when esports might be incorporated into the Olympic Games

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Australia's new leader hopes to be best mates with Jokowi

Aug 31, 2018

Australia's new prime minister says he wants to be best mates with his Indonesian counterpart and deepen the lagging economic relationship between the two countries

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Police say detained Polish man to face trial in Papua

Aug 31, 2018

Police say a Polish man detained in Indonesia's troubled Papua region on suspicion of links to separatists, will be tried on a charge of being involved in a treasonous plot

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Indonesia detains Polish man in conflict-prone Papua region

Aug 29, 2018

Indonesian security forces have detained a Polish tourist in the troubled Papua region on suspicion of links to separatists

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Mixed relay makes Asian Games debut; China back atop medals

Aug 28, 2018

Bahrain has won the first 4x400-meter mixed relay at the Asian Games and three runners narrowly avoided a collision when India's Hima Das dropped on the track at the last baton exchange

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4 killed in Indonesia forest fires; police arrest suspects

Aug 28, 2018

Police in the Indonesian part of Borneo island have arrested more than a dozen people suspected of starting forest fires that have killed at least four people in the past month

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Badminton star Sindhu makes millions on Olympic silver medal

Aug 25, 2018

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu turned an Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro two years ago into millions of dollars in income and endorsements

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