The number of people rescued in the waters off Indonesia after a boat reportedly had engine trouble has risen to 54, Australian officials said Friday.
Six people were rescued in the waters off Indonesia early Thursday as authorities search for survivors of a boat that reportedly had engine trouble a day earlier, Australian officials said.
Food and water were being dropped by helicopters on Monday to residents in rural Indonesia cut off after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck, triggering landslides, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.
An earthquake that struck rural Indonesia left at least four people dead, authorities said Sunday.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck a rural area in Indonesia Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Indonesia celebrated a unique birth this weekend in the form of a baby Sumatran rhino -- only the fifth known to have been born in captivity ever.
A ship carrying about 200 people capsized in the waters between Australia and Indonesia, rescue officials in both countries said Thursday.
An Indonesian air force jet crashed into a residential area of Jakarta on Thursday, killing at least nine people, officials and local media said.
Families and officials react to the discovery of Sukhoi plane wreckage. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
The wreckage of a Russian passenger airliner that went missing during a demonstration flight over Indonesia has been found in a mountainous area, a local official said Thursday.
Five people died after two major earthquakes struck near Indonesia, authorities said Thursday.
Phillip Charlesworth of IFRC Indonesia Country Office discusses search and rescue efforts following the massive quake.
Water recedes slightly from a beach in Phuket, Thailand, after a earthquake off Indonesia triggered a tsunami alert.
Thousands of protesters marched along Jakarta's main thoroughfare to the presidential palace Wednesday, opposing government plans to increase subsidized fuel prices by 33%.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn talks about doubling operations in Indonesia.
A restless volcano in northern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing clouds of ash as high as 2 kilometers into the sky, the country's National Disaster Management Agency said.
[Updated 4 p.m. Monday, February 6] This overcrowded train is in Jakarta, Indonesia, where it is common to see people riding on the roofs of cars in the state-run rail system.
Ask a small farmer in Indonesia about the impact of the global financial crisis on his daily life and he will answer, "Crisis? What crisis?" As farmers, we know what a big crisis is. In 1997, we saw the collapse of the whole economy, driving thousands of unemployed construction and industry workers back to the villages, where their families already had difficulties making ends meet.
A spokesman for the state-owned railway company PT Kereta Api defends the use of concrete balls to stop 'train surfing'.
Indonesia has long fought a losing battle against commuters who stubbornly ride on train roofs to beat the rush hour. But railway officials say they have found the perfect deterrent, concrete balls, suspended on chains from a steel frame, just 25 cm or 10 inches, above any passing train.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck early Wednesday off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but witnesses reported only minor shaking on land.
A local court has set free a teenage boy after finding him guilty of stealing a policeman's sandals in a case that caused furor among Indonesians frustrated with perceived injustices against the poor and defenseless.
Indonesians dump thousands of flip-flops at police stations to protest the alleged brutality of a 15-year-old boy.
Four people have been detained for smuggling people on an Australia-bound vessel that sank last weekend off East Java, Indonesian police said on Friday.
Thirteen people left adrift off the coast of Indonesia after their boat sank have been rescued by a passing coal freighter, the head of the local search and rescue agency said Tuesday.
At least two people are dead and more than 100 missing after a wooden boat carrying migrants to the Australian territory of Christmas Island sunk off the coast of Indonesia, a rescue official said early Sunday.
Indonesia on Sunday released an Australian teen convicted of marijuana possession on the resort island of Bali after the boy spent two months in detention, a local prosecutor said.
An Australian teen was sentenced to two months in prison in Indonesia for marijuana use in a case that has drawn international attention.
Two people were killed Monday in a stampede while Indonesia and Malaysia played their final football match at the Southeast Asian Games in Jakarta, police said.
Rows of cargo containers clutter the tarmac outside an overflowing warehouse at Jakarta's airport where there are not enough landing slots for all the planes. The chaotic scene offers the most graphic illustration of how strong economic expansion is straining Indonesia's worn out infrastructure just as it emerges, once again, as a regional power.
A crowded boat carrying asylum seekers capsized off the coast of the island of Java in Indonesia on Tuesday, leaving six people dead, officials said.
A 14-year-old Australian boy accused of marijuana possession could face jail time on the resort island of Bali.
Indonesian security forces arrested about 300 protesters who gathered Wednesday in the eastern province of West Papua to declare independence.
An earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Bali early Thursday, rattling buildings and sending dozens to hospitals with minor injuries.
An attorney for a 14-year-old Australian, accused of marijuana possession in Indonesia, is hoping to avoid a prison sentence for his client and have the boy released to undergo drug rehabilitation.
Authorities have found all 18 bodies of passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in western Indonesia, a search official said Saturday.
Search and rescue teams on Friday were trying to reach an airplane that crashed with 18 people aboard in the mountains of western Indonesia, an air transportation official said.
At least eight people were killed when an explosion triggered a stampede on a docked ferry in central Indonesia Wednesday, authorities said.
A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a church in central Java, Indonesia, on Sunday morning, wounding about 20 people.
Indonesia began cloud-seeding operations over the island of Sumatra on Monday in an attempt to trigger rain to put out fires creating thick blankets of haze over parts of Sumatra and neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Sumatra island early Tuesday morning, damaging buildings and killing two people, officials said.
Nine people were killed and one injured in a helicopter crash Wednesday in Indonesia, one of the mining companies that chartered the plane has confirmed.
An Indonesian court Thursday convicted 12 Indonesians to sentences of six months or less for their roles in a mob attack that killed three followers of a minority Muslim sect.
The number of evacuated residents climbed to more than 5,200 Sunday as a volcano in a central Indonesian province erupted again.
More than 4,000 residents have been evacuated from a central Indonesian province after a volcano erupted, sending smoke high into the sky.
Indonesia will impose a moratorium on sending workers to Saudi Arabia, effective August 1, the country said late Wednesday. The move comes after the Gulf kingdom beheaded an Indonesian worker without first informing the Indonesian government.
Indonesia's president tells CNN that its own young democracy can be a model for Middle East countries to follow.
Australians are demanding a ban on cattle exports to Indonesia after an investigation revealed brutal treatment that included animals getting flogged, kicked and bleeding to death in some cases.
Workers clogged the streets of the Indonesian capital on Sunday, chanting, "wages, land and jobs," and demanding the resignations of the nation's president and the vice president.
Indonesia is on high alert after police foiled terror plans to detonate bombs Friday near a church in a Jakarta suburb.
Indonesia is on high alert for the holiest period on the Christian calendar after police found a bomb near a church in a Jakarta suburb.
A recent suicide bombing at a police station mosque in Indonesia is an example of a new shift in terror attacks there and this new style of attackers could become very dangerous if the country does not address the trend, the International Crisis Group says.
A suicide bomber attack at a mosque in Indonesia killed one person and injured several others during Friday prayers, police said.
A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Australian authorities issued a warning Friday to its citizens who may be traveling to Indonesia that the recent arrest of a terror suspect could lead to terror attacks there.
Up to 1,200 people have fled an active volcano in northern Indonesia, disaster officials said Monday.
The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on Friday spared the island of Indonesia, a nearby developing country that was devastated in 2004 by one of the deadliest tsunamis in history.
Since Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resigned in the face of widespread demonstrations, attention has shifted to what comes next.
A radical Indonesian cleric was indicted Monday on seven terrorism charges in the South Jakarta District Court.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout looks at the rise of violent attacks on Indonesia's minority religious groups.
Three Christian churches in Indonesia were destroyed by an angry mob during clashes with police Tuesday that erupted after a local court handed down a verdict against a Christian man accused of blasphemy against Islam, authorities said.
Indonesia's latest attempt to charge a fiery Islamic cleric on terrorism charges was swiftly adjourned moments after it started in a south Jakarta court Thursday.
An Indonesian court on Wednesday handed a seven-year sentence to a former tax official for corruption in a case that exposed rampant government graft.
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook parts of Indonesia Sunday morning, including areas decimated by an earthquake and tsunami in 2004.
Indonesia has one of the fastest rates of deforestation in the world. CNN looks at the issues as a result of this.
Rainforest covers 60 percent of Indonesia, yet this developing country is among the world's highest carbon emitters.
If you are a coffee lover you might be tempted to pay for a cup of the most expensive coffee in the world. Indonesia's velvety tasting brew, Kopi Luwak, gives new meaning to rich coffee. It can cost up to $50 per cup.
The world's most expensive coffee is thriving in Indonesia. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Sandiaga Uno is without doubt one of Indonesia's richest men.
Saratoga Capital's Sandiaga Uno is one of Indonesia's richest men.
CNN's Sara Sidner explains why Indonesia believes its riches lie in its youthful population.
Ligwina Hananto wakes up at 5am for morning prayers with her family, gets the kids off to school, and then charges off to work on the several other jobs she is actually paid to do.
For vacationers, Indonesia can conjure images of sandy beaches, palm trees, and smiling inhabitants.
CNN's Sara Sidner explains why Indonesia is taking on serious issues with social networking.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano climbed to 304 Sunday after searchers found bodies buried in the ashes on its slopes, the country's disaster coordination board said.
Indonesia has urged Saudi Arabia to take legal action against a Saudi employer accused of grossly abusing an Indonesian maid, Indonesian government officials said Thursday.
A survivor describes horror following the violent and deadly eruption of Indonesia's Mt. Merapi.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano has climbed to 273, government officials said Wednesday.
The death toll from last month's eruption of Mount Merapi rose to 242 on Sunday, Indonesia's government reported, with most of the victims killed by severe burns.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano climbed to 259 on Monday, government officials said.
Rescuers in the Indonesian islands of Mentawai have stopped the search for dead bodies as the number of people killed by last month's quake and tsunami rose to 461, Indonesia's official news agency reported on Saturday, quoting local officials.
CNN's Guillermo Arduino explains why some volcanoes are deadlier than others.
An Indonesian volcano has killed 240 people since it started erupting in October, officials said Saturday, a day after it spewed more hot ash and sent residents fleeing.
The toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano has climbed to 191 dead and 145 seriously injured, government officials said Wednesday.
President Obama explains to reporters why Indonesia is important to him.
Volcanic ash spewing from Indonesia's Mount Merapi has forced some airlines to cancel flights out of Jakarta's international airport, airport officials said Wednesday.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano continued to rumble and emit bursts of blisteringly hot gas and dust Sunday, as the death toll from recent eruptions pushed higher.
Deaths in Indonesia mounted on Saturday from the volcanic eruption spewing scorching ash and gas, and the country's leader is stationed near the scene to coordinate relief efforts.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted again Wednesday morning, loudly sending an ash cloud into the air, a government volcanologist said.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted several times Wednesday, while an earthquake struck off of the coast of Papua, far to the east of the volcano.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi started spewing hot ash clouds Monday morning, sending a 1.5-kilometer plume toward the south.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the struggle for survival in the aftermath of a tsunami that hit Indonesia.
The death toll has gone up to 449 after a massive earthquake struck off Indonesia's coast, triggering a tsunami and leaving hundreds injured, authorities said Sunday.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted again Saturday, spewing hot ash clouds for more than 20 minutes followed by lava and sending nearly residents fleeing in panic for the second time in a week.
Rescue crews have found 135 missing people after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's coast, triggering a tsunami and leaving hundreds dead, authorities said Saturday.
The toll climbed to 413 dead and 298 missing four days after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off Indonesia's coast, triggering a tsunami, officials said Friday.
Help trickled in Thursday to remote islands where whole villages were flattened by a earthquake and tsunami in western Indonesia.
Rescue and aid teams struggle to reach survivors on remote Indonesian islands. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
CNN's Kathy Quiano describes how the eruptions at Mount Merapi are affecting Indonesia.
The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that exploded this week has climbed to 32, medical officials said Thursday.
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