Messi double downs Liverpool

Lionel Messi put Barcelona to within touching distance of the Champions League final on Wednesday after firing a stunning brace to down Liverpool...

UK’s May sacks defence minister Williamson over Huawei leak

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of news that Britain had conditionally...

Arrested Talaud regent didn’t want same bag as fellow regent: KPK

Sri Wahyumi Maria Manalip, the regent of Talaud Islands in North Sulawesi, was arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Tuesday for allegedly soliciting...

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest...

Sixers down Raptors to level series, Nuggets beat Blazers

Jimmy Butler scored 30 points as the Philadelphia 76ers turned the tables on the Raptors in Toronto on Monday with a 94-89 victory that...

Film on Catholic priests using nuns as ‘sex slaves’ pulled

A hit documentary about how some Catholic priests allegedly abused nuns in different parts of the world has been pulled from the Franco-German...

Berbak Sembilang park in Jambi to become Sumatran tiger conservation site

Berbak Sembilang National Park (TNBS), located on the eastern coast of Sumatra, will be made into a Sumatran tiger conservation site to stop poaching in the area. Jambi Natural Resources...

Businessman allegedly bribes Indonesian regent with diamonds, luxury bags

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has arrested a businessman who allegedly bought luxury items worth almost half a billion rupiah to bribe Talaud Islands Regent...

Park and ride spots in satellite cities to keep cars out of Jakarta

The Greater Jakarta Coordination Board (BKSP) has revealed a plan to create five park and ride facilities on the outskirts of Jakarta to reduce...

Police in Christchurch find suspected bomb, man arrested

New Zealand police found a suspected bomb and ammunition Tuesday in a vacant lot in Christchurch, the scene of last month's mosque shootings which...

End of an era: Japan’s emperor kicks off abdication rites

Draped in ornate golden-brown robes and wearing a towering black hat, Japan's Emperor Akihito on Tuesday kicked off ceremonies for his abdication, the first...

Moving capital will not ease Jakarta’s traffic congestion: Anies

Traffic congestion will continue to plague the streets of Jakarta even if it is no longer the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said...

US Army veteran arrested for plotting LA mass attack

A US Army veteran who was allegedly plotting a large-scale terror attack near Los Angeles as revenge for the recent mass shootings in New...

Boeing wins confidence of shareholders, prepares for key 737 MAX test flight

Boeing executives successfully beat back shareholder challenges to their authority on Monday as the company signaled it expects regulators to take a key step...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State group’s elusive leader

Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in an IS propaganda video released Monday,...

City opens affordable book market in Central Jakarta

The Jakarta administration has officially opened the Jakbook book market at Kenari Market in Salemba, Central Jakarta, in a bid to provide affordable books. The...

How Senna’s death made Formula One safer

The death of Ayrton Senna 25 years ago changed Formula One's attitude to safety to such an extent that only one driver, Jules Bianchi...

Ministry investigators arrest three for illegal ivory trade online

  Investigators from the Environment and Forestry Ministry have arrested three individuals on suspicion of illegal online trading in ivory and other products made from elephants and other endangered...

Jakarta Police to beef up security for May Day

The Jakarta Police will deploy 26,500 personnel to secure May Day protests in Jakarta on Wednesday, in which some 40,000 people are expected to...

UN chief raises issue of Xinjiang’s Uighurs during China visit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of Muslims in China's Xinjiang region during a visit to Beijing last week, a UN spokesman...

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