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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has apologized to Singapore and Malaysia over fires that have cloaked the countries in thick haze, as thousands more emergency workers were deployed Tuesday to tackle the blazes.
Indonesia sorry for haze, sends thousands to fight fires


Fuel prices increased up to 44 percent across Indonesia early Saturday after the government reduced some of the costly subsidies that have kept pump prices in Southeast Asia's largest economy among the world's lowest.
Indonesian fuel prices rise by up to 44 percent


Rescue workers battled heavy rains as they searched for survivors of a boat that capsized in eastern India on Friday, killing at least two people with 25 others still missing, officials said.

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 52 people crash-landed at an eastern airport Monday, injuring two, officials said, the latest accident to hit the country's fast-growing aviation sector.
Two hurt as Indonesian plane crash-lands


Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year's pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hardline Muslim groups, organizers said Thursday.

Dozens of political prisoners convicted of treason in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province say they'll reject a proposed plan to be freed under a government amnesty program, arguing that leaving jail would amount to admitting guilt for crimes they didn't commit.

A suspected Islamic militant riding a motorbike blew himself up in an Indonesian police station compound on Monday, injuring a construction worker but no police, officials said.

A saltwater crocodile killed a man in an Indonesian river near villages where people have reported livestock losses in recent weeks.

Rescuers on Wednesday recovered the last of 28 miners killed last week when an underground room of a giant Indonesian gold and copper mine collapsed, the operator of the U.S.-owned facility said.

Rescuers recovered another four bodies from a collapsed underground room at a giant U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia, bringing the confirmed death toll to 21, mine officials said Tuesday. Seven others were believed buried under the rubble.
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