Wiranto attacker was on intelligence radar for IS-links: BIN

The alleged attacker of Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto was reportedly under surveillance for months before Thursday’s assault, according to the...

Air Force base in East Java uses locally made cars to support operations

Locally made car brand Esemka has made its way to Squadron 3 of the Iswahjudi Air Force Base in Magetan, East Java. Four Esemka pickup...

#Reformasidikorupsi rallies continue as musicians amplify student demands

The hashtag #Reformasidikorupsi (Reform corrupted), which became the tagline for recent nationwide rallies in the country, has inspired a musical protest that amplified protesters’...

WeWork founder Adam Neumann removed from Forbes’ billionaire list

Forbes on Thursday lopped more than $3 billion from its estimated net worth of WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann as the company faced skepticism regarding...

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Literature Nobels

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and...

Office of the Presidential Chief of Staff to be dissolved, replaced

Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has said his office will be dissolved once the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla administration is over on Oct....

First Turkish soldier killed during Syria operation

Turkey said Friday that one of its soldiers was killed in northern Syria, the first such fatality in its offensive against a Kurdish militia. Three...

Wiranto’s condition improves after surgery, visiting officials say

Officials visiting Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto, who is being treated for two abdominal stab wounds sustained in an attack on...

Red-hot Medvedev tames Fognini to reach Shanghai semis

Daniil Medvedev tamed self-styled "wild horse" Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to canter into the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday. The in-form Russian world number...

Iran tanker hit by suspected missile strikes near Saudi port

Suspected missile strikes hit an Iranian oil tanker near the Saudi coast on Friday, its owner said, the first Iranian vessel targeted since a...

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe...

West Java mining company may lose permit after causing cliff explosion that sent boulders...

Lawmaker and former Purwakarta regent Dedi Mulyadi has called on the Purwakarta regency administration in West Java to revoke the permit of a stone...

US aviation authority blasted over of 737 MAX redesign approval

US aviation regulators were slammed Friday for allowing design changes to Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft that have been implicated in two crashes causing the...

11 reportedly injured as turbulence hits Emirates flight to Denpasar

At least 11 passengers on an Emirates flight from Dubai to Auckland via Bali reportedly suffered injuries after the plane experienced turbulence on Tuesday....

KPU to bar adulterers, drunkards and gamblers from running for governor, mayor

Indonesia’s General Elections Commission (KPU) is set to ban people with a track record of committing adultery, gambling, drinking as well as using and...

US orders speedy checks for cracks on 165 Boeing 737 NG planes

The US Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airliners for structural cracks within seven days after the...

At least seven dead as World War II plane crashes in the US: Reports

At least seven people were killed when a World War II bomber carrying 13 passengers and crew crashed at an airport in the northeastern...

That was awkward: Megawati snubs Agus Yudhoyono, Surya Paloh during House ceremony

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri has once again reasserted her dominance in the country’s political sphere by snubbing two other...

Two Indonesians dead, one missing in Taiwan bridge collapse

Taiwanese search and rescue personnel have found the bodies of two of three missing Indonesian crew members of a fishing vessel that was crushed...

‘I am no Pinocchio’: Musician Ananda Badudu ready to face cops and voice truths

Musician Ananda Badudu, who is in the police’s crosshairs after commenting on their alleged mistreatment of detained university students, has asserted that he is...

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