An elderly Indonesian said Monday he had won a rare victory against a noisy mosque, despite being forced to withdraw legal action after an angry mob threatened to kill him.
The chairman of Indonesia's ruling party, Anas Urbaningrum, announced his resignation Saturday after the country's anti-graft body named him a suspect in a multimillion-dollar corruption case.
Gunmen opened fire Friday on a military helicopter in Indonesia's restive Papua region as it tried to retrieve the bodies of soldiers killed in an earlier attack, a military official said.
Indonesian police have arrested 26 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were stranded after their boat hit a reef as they tried to reach Australia's Christmas Island, an official said Tuesday.
At least 13 people were killed over the weekend in Indonesia after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides, officials said Sunday.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has turned to one of his sons to help him rescue the ruling party which opinion polls suggest faces crushing defeat in an election next year.
A British grandmother sentenced to death by firing squad for trafficking drugs into Indonesia lodged an appeal to the High Court on Monday, her lawyer said.
Indonesia's president has stepped in to take over his ruling party, so damaged by a series of corruption scandals that even its senior members concede it faces a rout in elections next year.
Indonesia suffered its first ever annual trade deficit in 2012 as shipments to most of the country's major trading partners fell during the year amid the slowdown in the global economy.
Two landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 16 people and left 9 others missing on Indonesia's Sumatra island, officials said on Sunday.