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Australian PM seeks to repair strained ties on Indonesia visit
Australian PM seeks to repair strained ties on Indonesia visit

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made his first visit to Indonesia since taking power, seeking to repair a key relationship strained by repeated crises under his conservative predecessor.

Australian PM seeks to repair strained ties on Indonesia visit
Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze
Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze

Malaysia closed schools in several states and the capital Kuala Lumpur due to choking smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming that has smothered much of Southeast Asia in smog for weeks.

Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze
Malaysian premier vows to help Indonesia combat haze
Malaysian premier vows to help Indonesia combat haze

Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged to help Indonesia fight forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in haze as foreign aircraft joined operations to douse the blazes.

Malaysian premier vows to help Indonesia combat haze
Indonesia forest fires could become worst on record: NASA
Indonesia forest fires could become worst on record: NASA

The forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA has warned.

Indonesia forest fires could become worst on record: NASA
Indonesia water-bombs forest fires to fight haze
Indonesia water-bombs forest fires to fight haze

Helicopters water-bombed raging forest fires that have cloaked parts of Indonesia in thick haze and pushed air quality to unhealthy levels in neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia.

Indonesia water-bombs forest fires to fight haze
Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official
Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official

A plane searching for an Indonesian passenger aircraft that went missing in the remote eastern province of Papua with 54 people on board at the weekend on Monday spotted debris.

Indonesian plane searching for missing aircraft spots debris: official
20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames
20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames

An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.

20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames
PNG hails Indonesia's admission into Melanesian group
PNG hails Indonesia's admission into Melanesian group

Indonesia has been admitted to a Melanesian intergovernment group, welcoming the move as an important way to strengthen peace and security in the region.

PNG hails Indonesia's admission into Melanesian group
Abbott brushes off Indonesia people-smuggling bribery claims
Abbott brushes off Indonesia people-smuggling bribery claims

Australian authorities work within the law to stop asylum-seeker boats after reports officials have made cash payments to members of people-smuggling rings for years.

Abbott brushes off Indonesia people-smuggling bribery claims
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Indonesian website names Sabina Altynbekova most beautiful athlete, ahead of Sharapova

Kazakhstan’s volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova has been named the most beautiful athlete by the Indonesian news website Surabaya News.

Indonesian website names Sabina Altynbekova most beautiful athlete, ahead of Sharapova
Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions
Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop criticised Indonesia's "chaotic" handling of the execution of nine prisoners.

Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions
Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters
Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters

Twitter chief Dick Costolo said the microblogging site planned to work with Indonesian authorities to warn people about natural disasters.

Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters
AirAsia families accept 'sad reality' as search ends
AirAsia families accept 'sad reality' as search ends

An Indonesian whose daughter-in-law is among 56 people unaccounted for following the December crash of an AirAsia plane said his family had accepted the "sad reality".

AirAsia families accept 'sad reality' as search ends
AirAsia 'not giving up' but hunt for bodies drawing to close
AirAsia 'not giving up' but hunt for bodies drawing to close

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said he was not giving up on finding more bodies from one of the airline's jets that crashed in the Java Sea.

AirAsia 'not giving up' but hunt for bodies drawing to close
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Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award

A Kazakh-Spanish film about Soviet-era Spaniards held prisoners in a labor camp on the territory of present day Kazakhstan has won an award at the Jakarta Film Festival.

Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award
Brazil's Rousseff refuses Indonesian envoy credentials
Brazil's Rousseff refuses Indonesian envoy credentials

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff refused to accept the credentials of the Indonesian ambassador to demonstrate her anger at last month's execution.

Brazil's Rousseff refuses Indonesian envoy credentials
Divers may have found crashed AirAsia co-pilot's body
Divers may have found crashed AirAsia co-pilot's body

Indonesian divers have found a body believed to be the French co-pilot who was steering an AirAsia plane when it crashed in December with 162 people onboard.

Divers may have found crashed AirAsia co-pilot's body
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo © tengrinews.kz
Indonesia wants Sabina Altynbekova of Kazakhstan to help revive women's volleyball

A Kazakhstani volley ball player famous in Asia for hear kawaii appearance Sabina Altynbekova will be invited by the Indonesian Volleyball Federation to help revive women’s volleyball.

Indonesia wants Sabina Altynbekova of Kazakhstan to help revive women's volleyball
Australia urges Indonesia to grant mercy to two drug smugglers on death row
Australia urges Indonesia to grant mercy to two drug smugglers on death row

Prime Minister Tony Abbott urged Indonesia to show mercy to two Australian drug convicts facing execution after their final appeals for clemency failed.

Australia urges Indonesia to grant mercy to two drug smugglers on death row
AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator
AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last monthю

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator