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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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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

Videos for Indonesia

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Appears To Win Re-Election [Video]Indonesian President Joko Widodo Appears To Win Re-Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia’s financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's Widodo Appears Set For Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Appears Set For Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as “quick count” results from Wednesday’s election rolled in, however his challenger has made..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Superheroes step in to help protest Indonesia polling station as voting gets underway [Video]Superheroes step in to help protest Indonesia polling station as voting gets underway

Comic book heroes Thor and Spiderman have stepped in to help with security at a polling station in Bali as voting in Indonesia's presidential and parliamentary elections gets underway

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

President Joko Widodo Appears To Have Won Indonesia's Election [Video]President Joko Widodo Appears To Have Won Indonesia's Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win over half of the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of 7..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's President Winning Election [Video]Indonesia's President Winning Election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s ruling coalition, which backs President Joko Widodo, is on course to win more than half the votes in an election for the national parliament, based on a count of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Indonesia's Prabowo Claims Internal Polls Indicate An Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Prabowo Claims Internal Polls Indicate An Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said that he had won between 52 and 54 percent of the vote in Wednesday's election. Subianto's claims..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

Indonesia's Widodo Says Vote 'Quick Counts' Indicate Election Win [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Says Vote 'Quick Counts' Indicate Election Win

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that vote 'quick counts' indicated that he had regained the presidency, but called on his supporters to be patient..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Indonesia's Widodo Appears On Course For Victory In Presidential Election [Video]Indonesia's Widodo Appears On Course For Victory In Presidential Election

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for a victory in Indonesia's presidential election as 'quick count' results from polling stations were posted, in line..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

 

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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