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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital Jakarta, fatalities reported

May 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital Jakarta, fatalities reported

A police officer is seen at the site of one of twin explosions in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 24, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Two bombs have gone off near a bus station in eastern , leaving a police officer and a suspected bomber dead, Indonesian police say. The two blasts occurred […]

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Indonesians vote in Jakarta’s gubernatorial election

February 15, 2017 5:30 pm
Indonesians vote in Jakarta’s gubernatorial election

A woman casts her vote in gubernatorial elections at a polling station in Jakarta, February 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Indonesians in the capital, Jakarta, have cast their ballots in an election to pick a new governor for the city, with early counts by private pollsters indicate a tight race […]

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Jakarta clerics to issue fatwa on fake news

February 1, 2017 12:30 pm
Jakarta clerics to issue fatwa on fake news

An ethnic Chinese man lights incense sticks at the Dharma Bakti Temple in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo / AP Indonesian clerics are preparing to issue a fatwa against fake news after a series of damaging hoaxes on social media which targeted the Chinese and Christian minorities. The move follows growing concern […]

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Court: Blasphemy trial of Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will proceed

December 27, 2016 6:36 pm
Court: Blasphemy trial of Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will proceed

Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama listens to the judges inside the court room during his trial at the North Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 27, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) A court in Indonesia has ruled that the trial of Jakarta’s governor on blasphemy charges will proceed, rejecting a […]

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Indonesia police kill three militants, find explosives in raid near Jakarta

December 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Indonesia police kill three militants, find explosives in raid near Jakarta

An anti-terror policeman stands guard in Bekasi, West Java, December 11, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Indonesian police say they have killed three suspects in a gunfight on the outskirts of the capital, Jakarta, where they also found explosives. National Police spokesman Rikwanto said they raided a house rented by the […]

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Indonesia arrests 4 for bomb attack plot in Jakarta

December 10, 2016 10:30 pm
Indonesia arrests 4 for bomb attack plot in Jakarta

Indonesian police conduct a clearance of a neighborhood in Bekasi, east of Jakarta, where a female terror suspect was arrested on December 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Four people have been arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of plotting a major bomb attack in the capital, Jakarta. Police said on Saturday […]

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About 200,000 protest in Indonesia against Jakarta gov.

December 2, 2016 6:30 pm
About 200,000 protest in Indonesia against Jakarta gov.

Some 200,000 Indonesians have taken to the streets in Jakarta in a second, major protest rally against the governor of the capital . They gathered in Jakarta’s National Monument park on Friday, calling for the arrest of Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, a who is being prosecuted as a suspect in a blasphemy […]

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Police in Indonesia names Christian Jakarta governor suspect in blasphemy case

November 16, 2016 8:00 am
Police in Indonesia names Christian Jakarta governor suspect in blasphemy case

Indonesians hold banners that read “Put Ahok in jail” during a rally in Jakarta, November 4, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Police in Indonesia have confirmed that the Christian governor of the capital, Jakarta, is under investigation as a suspect in a blasphemy case, which has recently stirred controversy and mass […]

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Tens of thousands massive protest urges dismissal of Jakarta governor in Indonesia

November 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Tens of thousands massive protest urges dismissal of Jakarta governor in Indonesia

Indonesian Muslims march toward the presidential palace during a protest against Governor Basuki Tjahja Purnama of Jakarta, in the Indonesian capital, November 4, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, urging the resignation of the governor of […]

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Indonesian police wound, arrest suspected Takfiri Daesh terrorist group supporter in Jakarta

October 20, 2016 12:45 pm
Indonesian police wound, arrest suspected Takfiri Daesh terrorist group supporter in Jakarta

Indonesian policemen take away a blindfolded suspect who attacked a priest in Medan, Indonesia, August 28, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Indonesian police say they have shot and wounded a suspected supporter of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group, who they said injured several police officers with machetes and threw pipe bombs […]

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