Updated Wednesday, August 26, 2015 0:03 am TWN
Growing up in a remote tribal hamlet, Rupa Hembrom used to be terrified of the wild boars that roamed nearby. Now her biggest fear is the Maoist guerillas who prowl the jungles of India's "Red Corridor."
Friday, August 21, 2015
Indonesian police fired tear gas at a crowd hurling stones and Molotov cocktails in the capital Jakarta Thursday, as security forces moved in to evict people from a slum and demolish their houses.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
A plane that crashed in eastern Indonesia was Tuesday found "completely destroyed" with the bodies of all 54 passengers and crew strewn amid the wreckage in a fire-blackened jungle clearing, officials said.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
An airplane with 54 people on board that crashed in the mountains of eastern Indonesia was carrying nearly half a million dollars in government cash for poor families to help offset a spike in fuel prices, an official said Monday.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The wreckage of a passenger plane that went missing with 54 people aboard in rugged eastern Indonesia Sunday has been found by villagers, an official said, in the latest fatal accident to hit the country's aviation sector.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
A Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant sentenced to 10 years in an Indonesian prison for child sexual offenses were released Friday after a court overturned their convictions.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Friday, August 7, 2015
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
A daughter of Indonesia's founding president has defended honoring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with an award for statesmanship, dismissing criticisms of his human rights record as "Western propaganda."
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