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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s parliamentary vote likely to set Jakarta governor on course for presidency

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... the country's next leader. Millions streamed to polling stations across the huge archipelago, which spans three time zones from remote and mountainous Papua in the east to the crowded main island ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Neighbours worried China will copy Russia's annexation of Crimea, US aide says

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Armed forces chief airs worries over regional defence spending and disputed islands US says neighbours wary China will copy Russia China's ... oil- and gas-rich Natuna Islands close to an area of the South China Sea claimed by China but insisted that Jakarta remained neutral in the conflicting claims over sovereignty in the region. ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Three including 18-month-old toddler shot dead in Indonesia’s Aceh ahead of elections

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... 9 polls. The violence highlighted that security remains fragile in Aceh, on the northernmost tip of Sumatra island, almost a decade after a peace deal ended a 30-year separatist insurgency ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Freed drug mule Schapelle Corby 'tries to kill herself' after being told parole could be revoked

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... evening at her residence on the resort island of Bali. The visit followed the airing of a TV documentary in Australia on Sunday  that featured an interview with Corby’s sister, Mercedes, and which ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Asylum-seekers claim Australian navy blew up their boat

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 06:39pm by AFP

    ... the orange lifeboat and 26 asylum-seekers on Monday on the island of Java’s south coast. The would-be refugees said they were turned around attempting to reach the Australian territory of Christmas Island. After they transferred the migrants to the Australian ship, the wooden boat they took from Pelabuhan Ratu was then blown up by the Australian navy police spokesman After setting off from ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Husband of remaining missing Japan diver joins search in Bali

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... on an expedition on Friday from Nusa Lembongan island, east of the resort island of Bali. The women, all experienced divers, went missing – and as days passed hopes faded any of them would be found alive ... near a beach in southern Bali, the island’s search and rescue chief said. Sembah set off from Semawang beach in south Bali on Wednesday morning with a group of some 15 rescuers in three boats, ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australia returns asylum-seekers to Indonesia in lifeboat

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cilacap, Indonesia A lifeboat carrying asylum-seekers has washed up on Indonesia’s main Java island, with those on board saying Australian authorities transferred them to the vessel and turned it around, officials said on Tuesday. It was the latest asylum-seeker turn-back by Canberra under its military-led operation aimed at stopping an influx ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Seven female Japanese scuba divers missing off Nusa Lembongan, Bali

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Hunt goes on for seven women divers off Bali Seven Japanese women are still missing despite two days of searches after they disappeared on a scuba diving trip in waters off the Indonesian island of Bali. The group vanished while diving near Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida, small islands close to the southeast coast, Bali police spokesman Hariadi said. ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Five Japan divers found alive after days missing off Bali

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 12:06pm by AFP

    ... scuba divers off Bali Watch: Rescuers take survivors to shore Five Japanese scuba divers were found alive on Monday clinging to a coral reef in rough waters off the Indonesian resort island ... reporters. “The waves and current were quite strong, so the fishermen who spotted them couldn’t approach.” He said they were found at Manta Point off the west coast of Nusa Penida island, just east ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Japanese diver found dead off Bali after five rescued

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:56pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Denpasar The body of a Japanese scuba diver was found floating near a beach on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Tuesday, a day after the astonishing rescue ... around Manta Point, off Nusa Penida island, where the other divers were rescued. Penida is next to Nusa Lembongan. Police had said they believed the remaining two divers were in the area ...




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