At least 11 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

At least 11 policemen were killed and over a dozen captured Tuesday when Taliban fighters stormed their headquarters in northern Afghanistan, officials said. A column...

British PM Johnson denies groping allegations as party conference opens

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied on Monday that he had inappropriately touched a female journalist 20 years ago, and said the public were...

Australian PM confirms Trump asked for help investigating Mueller probe

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that US President Donald Trump asked him to help gather information for an inquiry into Robert Mueller's...

China celebrates 70 years as Hong Kong seethes

President Xi Jinping declared Tuesday that "no force" can shake the Chinese nation as he oversaw a massive military celebration of 70 years of...

Environment ministry to exempt nickel slag from ‘hazardous’ status

The Environment and Forestry Ministry is preparing a regulation to exclude nickel slag produced by local mineral smelters from the list of  hazardous and...

Hong Kong company to acquire two of Waskita’s toll roads

 Hong Kong-based property giant, the Road King Infrastructure Group, is to acquire two toll roads currently owned and operated by PT Waskita Toll Road...

Police slammed for allegedly stopping people from joining protests in Jakarta

After Jakarta saw another wave of protests on Monday, police officers heightened security measures in what appeared to be an attempt to prevent those...

After Saudi attacks, Russia makes its regional presence felt

In the two weeks since attacks blamed on missiles or drones shut down half of Saudi Arabia's oil output, the country that has arguably moved most...

‘It’s a hoax’: Police to send legal notice to musician Ananda Badudu over statement

The Jakarta Police plan to send a legal notice to musician Ananda Badudu over a statement made after his interrogation that police had used...

New Zealand sports store apologises over porn played on big screens

The New Zealand arm of Japanese sports brand Asics has apologised after pornography was broadcast on large television screens above its central Auckland store...

Good neighbors: Papuans help non-natives flee violence in Wamena

As thousands of non-native residents are trying to flee from Wamena in Papua’s Jayawijaya regency following deadly rioting, some heartwarming stories have emerged about...

Jokowi blames armed group for violence in Wamena

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has blamed a local armed group for the deadly riots in Wamena, Papua, last week, which killed at least 33...

Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst, jail, hospital submerged

Heavy rains have killed at least 113 people in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, officials said on Monday, as...

Police arrest six over alleged plot to use explosives during 212 alumni rally

The National Police’s Densus 88 counterterrorism unit, the Jakarta Police and Tangerang Police in Banten arrested six people around midnight on Saturday for allegedly...

Trump: I want to meet my accuser

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he wants and deserves to meet the anonymous whistleblower at the center of the fast-moving scandal that...

Labor leader previously backing Prabowo now declares support for Jokowi

Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal has met with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and expressed his support for the government, despite backing...

Japan’s NTT to spend $500 million on third data center in Indonesia

Japan’s major telecommunications company, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), plans to spend about US$500 million to build its third data center in Indonesia,...

Indonesia gets Rp 232 billion grant from EU to ease trade negotiations

Indonesia’s trade sector has received its Christmas gift early: The European Union has granted Indonesia Rp 232 billion (US$16.37 million) through a program dubbed...

Strife-torn Hong Kong braces for China anniversary day violence

Ripped-up paving stones lay scattered around the graffiti-scarred streets of Hong Kong  after one of the most violent days in a summer of rage,...

Traffic diverted around Senayan legislative complex amid planned protests

With a massive protest planned for Monday, officials have diverted traffic around the legislative complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta. The Jakarta Police's traffic law enforcement...

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