antara news agency

Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Indonesian girl swept away by 2004 tsunami found alive


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MEULABOH, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indonesian girl who was thought to have died when a huge tsunami devastated the island of Sumatra in December 2004, has been found alive and reunited ... Read more...

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Hundreds missing as migrants’ boat sinks off Indonesia


December 18th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 300 people went missing after an overcrowded boat carrying illegal migrants, most of them from the Middle East, sank off Indonesia's Java Island Saturday, ... Read more...

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Indonesians file lawsuit against U.S. consulate in Surabaya


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of Indonesian nationals filed a lawsuit against the United States consulate general in eastern Java on Tuesday for building a barrier and obstructing traffic on ... Read more...

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Indonesian imports increase by 56.4 percent in September


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian imports increased by 56.4 percent in September when compared to the same period last year, reaching a total value of $15.1 billion, officials said on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Report: Three-headed baby born in Sumatra, Indonesia


October 31st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
BINJAI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A three-headed baby was reportedly born in North Sumatra, Indonesia, this weekend, medical officials told local media on Monday. The baby is not expected to survive for ... Read more...

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Indonesia deploys Navy ships after second death in Tiaka riots


August 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PALU, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesian government on Tuesday deployed two Navy ships to the northeastern island of Tiaka after a second death was reported due to ongoing riots.The ships will ... Read more...

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Bali bomb suspect Umar Petek extradited from Pakistan to Indonesia


August 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Police on Thursday confirmed that Bali bomb suspect Umar Petek arrived in the nation's capital after being extradited from Pakistan.National Police spokesman Inspector General Anton ... Read more...

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Two fresh eruptions at Indonesia’s Mount Lokon


July 19th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
MANADO, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's Mount Lokon, which is located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, on Monday erupted twice, as thousands of residents have been forced to ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Defense Ministry to propose $8.5 billion budget for 2012


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Defense Ministry's planning director on Wednesday said that a budget of 80 trillion Indonesian Rupiahs ($8.5 billion) for 2012 will be proposed to the Indonesian government.General ... Read more...

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U.S. to aid Indonesia’s education with $165 million


May 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
AMBON, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the United States is planning to aid Indonesia's education program with a $165 million to fund several programs, officials said Friday.U.S. Consul General for ... Read more...

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Merpati Airlines passenger plane crashes in eastern Indonesia, killing 27


May 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A Merpati Nusantara Airlines passenger plane carrying 27 people crashed off Indonesia's West Papua province on Saturday, officials said, killing everyone on board.The China-built Xian MA60 aircraft belonging ... Read more...

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Indonesian police arrests seven suspects in relation to parcel bomb attacks


April 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Police on Thursday arrested seven people suspected of being members of the Pepi Fernando-led terror network in Aceh, alleged responsible for the series of parcel ... Read more...

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Former Minister of Home Affairs arrested for corruption in Indonesia


March 25th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Hari Sabarno, former Minister of Home Affairs, on Friday was arrested for his involvement in a corruption case, the Antara news agency reported.The detention was ordered by ... Read more...

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Jakarta cancels ban on Indonesia’s Ahmadiyah religious group


March 7th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Jakarta provincial government on Monday canceled the ban on the Indonesia's Ahmadiyah religious group and its activities, the Antara news agency reported.Jakarta governor Fauzi Bowo made ... Read more...

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At least 475 houses submerged by flooding in Bali


February 24th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 475 houses on Wednesday were submerged due to the severe flooding that hit the Indonesian Island province of Bali, the Antara news agency reported,Three villages, ... Read more...

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More than 60 injured after 7.2-quake off Sumatra


April 7th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's northern Sumatra on early Wednesday, seismologists said, injuring more than 60 people.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at 5.15 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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Death toll of Indonesia’s quake rises to 70


September 6th, 2009 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (Xinhua) The 7.3-magnitude earthquake that jolted Indonesia's West Java Wednesday has killed 70 people and wounded 966 while 32 are still missing, the national Antara news agency reported Saturday. Rano ... Read more...

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30 missing after boat sinks in Indonesia


April 26th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 26 (Xinhua) At least 30 people were missing Saturday when the boat in which they were travelling sank off the coast of Riau in Indonesia, a media report said. The boat ... Read more...

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Hamas not affected by Israeli assaults: Palestine envoy


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 23 (Xinhua) The Islamic Hamas is not broken by the Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip, a Palestine official said here Friday.Sammi Abu Uzair, a special envoy of the Palestine ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts western Indonesia


December 19th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 19 (Xinhua) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted western Indonesia Friday morning, the national Antara news agency said, quoting the Meteorology and Geophysics Office (BMG).The quake ... Read more...

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Bali bombers”lawyers to sue Indonesian Government over their executions


November 10th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov.10 (ANI): The Muslim Defender Team, the lawyers who acted on behalf the three Bali bombers who were executed on Sunday, have said that they plan to file a lawsuit ... Read more...

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Asean sponsors conference on Myanmar cyclone


May 20th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jakarta, May 20 (Xinhua) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has agreed to sponsor an international conference to boost global commitment to assist Myanmar in mitigating the impact of deadly cyclone ... Read more...

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Indonesia to build four nuclear power plants by 2025


March 12th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jakarta, March 12 (Xinhua) The Indonesian government plans to build four nuclear power plants by 2025 to meet electricity demand, an official said Wednesday. "If one nuclear power plant can produce 1,200 ... Read more...

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