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Stories with place: Java
  • Australian lawmaker links trade dispute with asylum seekers 
    Updated: May-26-16 12:57 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's deputy prime minister is being criticized for suggesting that a temporary ban on cattle exports to Indonesia five years ago hindered ties with Jakarta that contributed to an influx of asylum seekers arriving on Australian shores by boats from Indonesia.

  • Indonesia nabs 3 boats with 79 trafficked fishermen on board 
    Updated: May-17-16 6:15 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Three Thai fishing boat captains have escaped from custody in Indonesia after their vessels were seized with dozens of trafficked foreign fishermen on board, an official said Tuesday.

  • 17 people killed, 4 missing in western Indonesia floods 
    Updated: May-16-16 9:05 am

    SIBOLANGIT, Indonesia - Rescuers on Monday found the bodies of 17 people who were among 20 university students and two guides who went missing in rain-triggered floods and landslides at a popular waterfall in western Indonesia, an official said.

  • Elephant kills woman taking photographs in Indonesia 
    Updated: May-11-16 4:44 am

    SOLO, Indonesia - An endangered Sumatran elephant charged a woman who was taking photographs, trampling her to death Wednesday at a tourist spot on Indonesia's island of Java.

  • Indonesia calls on Islamic leaders to promote tolerant Islam 
    Updated: May-09-16 9:30 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's vice president on Monday called on Islamic leaders to spread messages about a tolerant Islam to curb extremism that often springs from misinterpretation of Islamic teachings.

  • Severe turbulence injures 32 on Etihad flight to Indonesia story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 11:51 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Thirty-one passengers and a crew member aboard an Etihad Airways flight were injured Wednesday when their plane ran into sudden turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.