President Jokowi signed an executive order aimed at protecting the environment.
Leader launched dawn prayer movement as part of pledge to make city more religious.
Authorities have investigated more than 100 syndicates and arrested 176 people since 2011.
Suspect denies aiding rebels in conflict-prone Papua province, attorney says.
More Chinese nationals are working in Indonesia as investment from China grows.
Nathan Sales signs MOU with Indonesia after visiting Malaysia and Singapore.
Military chief is asking for 1.5 trillion rupiah to form a new special forces wing.
Aceh regency's directive will be hard to enforce, critics say.
National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) recommends prosecution of Kopassus leaders, spokesman says.
Too early to tell whether currency’s freefall will hurt President Joko’s re-election chances, analysts say.
Officers were looking for suspects in the recent killing of a policeman in West Java.
In an interview with BenarNews, Ryamizard Ryacudu emphasizes need for multilateralism toward transnational security challenges.
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Indonesian defense minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says he received the information from his U.S. counterpart.
Mohammed Karim Yusop Faiz is close associate of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ex-terrorist tells BenarNews.
"Buzzers” are playing a role in posting messages online to influence the race.
Nearly 400,000 remain in temporary shelters after four quakes pummeled Lombok island this month.
Meanwhile, a pro-IS hackster group threatens the Indonesian government in a one-minute audio recording.
Amnesty International says sentence is a blatant violation of freedom of expression.
People who burned Buddhist temples in her town after alleged remark received lighter sentences.
Muhammad Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders’ Group, was instrumental in the ouster of Jakarta’s Christian-Chinese governor.
About 300 terror suspects have been arrested since a series of sucide attacks in Surabaya.
Indonesia has capacity to handle recovery, officials say, but international aid has been offered.
Damaged buildings crumble, sending panicked residents into the streets.
Surprise announcement shows influence of coalition partners and conservative Islamic groups, according to analysts.
Soldiers pull a man alive from flattened mosque; tourists and residents describe terror when temblor roared.
Devastating temblor leads to cancellation of counterterrorism meeting to be attended by foreign ministers from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand and Myanmar.
Terror group blamed for suicide bombings involving children in Surabaya city in May.
Around-the-clock efforts focus on making sure acrid smog does not disrupt sporting events.
Similar incident occurred in March in Indonesian province where Sharia law is in force.