Saudi Arabia beheads Indonesian migrant worker

Protesters of the beheading of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia stage a mock beheading. (File photo) Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian migrant worker for murder despite suspicions that the accused was forced into his confession and repeated pleas by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo that the man be granted clemency. According to Migrant Care, […]

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Indonesia reopens Bali airport amid volcanic eruption

Bali airport reopened on Wednesday, Indonesian authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the holiday island and forced its airport to close, stranding tourists and spurring evacuation efforts. “Bali’s international airport started operating normally,” air traffic control provider AirNav said in a statement, adding that operations resumed at 2:28 p.m. (0628 […]

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Russia, Indonesia vow to fight Daesh ideology

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (R) talks with her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov (L) after their meeting in Jakarta on August 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Indonesia and Russia pledged Wednesday to strengthen cooperation in cyber-security and counter-terrorism as concern grows about the spread of radicalism in Southeast Asia. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who […]

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Takfiri Daesh terrorist group’s propaganda children books found in Indonesia: Police

A frame grab shows a youngster purportedly carrying out an execution for the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. Indonesian police say security forces have discovered hundreds of children books, loaded with the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group’s propaganda, rekindling concerns about the terror organization’s attempts to spread its tentacles among minors to fill its depleting ranks across […]

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