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Indonesia: Republic in Southeast Asia
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and the 7th largest in combined sea and land area. With over 261 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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Suspected Indonesian rioters 'pledged support' for Islamic State: police

Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the Islamic State militant group and intended to carry out jihad, or holy war, police said..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest

Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month's election, which handed..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Indonesia

Jakarta clashes rage in second night of unrest over poll result [Video]Jakarta clashes rage in second night of unrest over poll result

Indonesian police arrest hundreds of people as fresh rioting erupts overnight after announcement of election result.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly [Video]Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly

Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital. Francesca Lynagh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Deadly protests continue in Indonesia after Jokowi's election win [Video]Deadly protests continue in Indonesia after Jokowi's election win

Hundreds also wounded as protests erupt for a second day across Jakarta after incumbent Jokowi was confirmed president.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published

Indonesia's post-election riots turn deadly [Video]Indonesia's post-election riots turn deadly

Fresh clashes have broken out in the Indonesian capital following the announcement of official election results.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Jakarta on alert as protests after election loss turn violent [Video]Jakarta on alert as protests after election loss turn violent

Indonesian police say situation turned ugly when some protesters refused to leave and began throwing Molotov cocktails.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:15Published

Indonesian police fire teargas on protesters [Video]Indonesian police fire teargas on protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas in a bid to disperse groups of protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirming President Joko Widodo's re-election, television..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Indonesia’s presidential challenger says does not accept result [Video]Indonesia’s presidential challenger says does not accept result

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he doesn’t accept the official election results and that he’ll continue to make "legal efforts" to "defend the mandate of the people". Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

U.S. Embassy Issues Indonesia Security Alert Ahead of Election Results [Video]U.S. Embassy Issues Indonesia Security Alert Ahead of Election Results

According to Reuters, the U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

U.S. seizes North Korean ship as tensions mount [Video]U.S. seizes North Korean ship as tensions mount

The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions. Vanessa Johnston reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

What To Do After Hotel Check In [Video]What To Do After Hotel Check In

Before you get comfortable there are a few precautions you should take. Here are some things to do after you check in at a hotel.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Boeing Jet Skids Off Runway Into River In Florida [Video]Boeing Jet Skids Off Runway Into River In Florida

A team of 16 investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board is being sent to Jacksonville, Florida. That's where a Boeing 737 jet slid of the runway Friday night into the St Johns River...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Indonesia Plans To Spend $33 Billion To Relocate Capital [Video]Indonesia Plans To Spend $33 Billion To Relocate Capital

Indonesia's capital city could be underwater by 2050. Due to a combination of rapidly sinking land and sea level rise, Jakarta is at risk of losing entire swathes of land to flooding. To address the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital As Jakarta Sinks Deeper [Video]Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital As Jakarta Sinks Deeper

Gizmodo reports Indonesia is moving its capital. Jakarta has always been the country's capital city, but the coastal city of 10 million people on the northern coast of Java is rapidly becoming more..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Indonesia's Capital Is Sinking, So They're Moving It [Video]Indonesia's Capital Is Sinking, So They're Moving It

In a plan that has been described as "visionary", Indonesia is moving forward with a plan to relocate its capital city away from Jakarta. Jakarta is currently one of the world's fastest-sinking cities,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Bye, Jakarta: Indonesia Plans To Relocate Its Capital [Video]Bye, Jakarta: Indonesia Plans To Relocate Its Capital

Indonesia wants to move its capital city from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister. President Joko Widodo favors a plan to relocate the capital from Jakarta to outside of Java Island...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Boeing boss says sorry after fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia [Video]Boeing boss says sorry after fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia

Boeing shareholders are meeting six months since the first of two deadly crashes involving the company's 737 Max airliner, and as new questions arise about the aerospace giant's handling of the crisis...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Indonesia: 29 dead in heavy flooding on Sumatra [Video]Indonesia: 29 dead in heavy flooding on Sumatra

The heavy floods that occurred during the weekend on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, have killed at least 17 people.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Boeing 737 MAX Governmental Review To Begin This Month [Video]Boeing 737 MAX Governmental Review To Begin This Month

Reuters reports the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that a joint governmental review of the Boeing 737 MAX will begin on April 29. The review will be conducted in collaboration with 9..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Widodo leads Indonesia presidential race: Unofficial results [Video]Widodo leads Indonesia presidential race: Unofficial results

Quick count results show Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has a 10-point lead over long-time rival Prabowo Subianto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published

Indonesian Presidential Challenger Alleges Widespread Election Cheating [Video]Indonesian Presidential Challenger Alleges Widespread Election Cheating

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesia's presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto said that cheating had occurred across the country in this week's election, which incumbent President..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Indonesia President Widodo Declares Victory [Video]Indonesia President Widodo Declares Victory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Indonesia's President Announces Election Win, Police Vow Action Against Protest Rallies [Video]Indonesia's President Announces Election Win, Police Vow Action Against Protest Rallies

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared on course to secure a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and despite his opponent's objections, while..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Indonesia President Widodo Declares Election Win, Citing Unofficial Results [Video]Indonesia President Widodo Declares Election Win, Citing Unofficial Results

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory in the nation's presidential election, saying that unofficial results showed that he received 54 percent..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss

Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police, which responded with tear gas and..
USATODAY.com - Published

AP Top Stories May 22 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia; Republicans keep US House seat in Pennsylvania..
USATODAY.com - Published

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia

Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential..
Reuters - Published

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, according..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister

Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister..
Reuters - Published

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest

Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on..
Reuters - Published

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election

Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said.
Reuters - Published

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Subianto to concede defeat has triggered the prospect..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian president says he will lead all after confirmation of election win

Indonesian President Joko Widodo promised on Tuesday that he would be a leader for all of his country's people after official results from an April 17 election confirmed he had won a second five-year..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia presidential challenger says does not accept election result

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he did not accept official election results giving President Joko Widodo a second term because he believed there had been cheating in..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Official count gives President Widodo victory in Indonesian election, opposition claim cheating

Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count..
Reuters - Published

Egyptian women use ancient Indonesian martial arts to fight abuse

In the heart of Egypt's capital, an ancient Indonesian martial arts sport is helping dozens of women stand up to harassment.
Reuters - Published

Frenchman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia

An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison sentence.
Reuters - Published

Indonesian ex-police brigadier says he was fired for being gay

A former Indonesian police brigadier has filed a complaint to the human rights commission claiming he was fired for being gay, his lawyers said on Monday, in what could be a test case on discrimination..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia steps up security ahead of presidential election result

Police rolled out more barbed wire on Monday to tighten security outside Indonesia's election agency and readied armored trucks and water cannons to quell any civil unrest when official results of a..
Reuters - Published

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results

The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants, including some who police say..
Reuters - Published

Malaysia detains three accused of planning attacks, links to IS

Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

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