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In apparent backflip, Widodo sets out tough conditions for Bashir's release

In apparent backflip, Widodo sets out tough conditions for Bashir's release

The Indonesian President appears to be walking away from the plan to release convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir.

  • by James Massola, Amilia Rosa & Karuni Rompies

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'Disarray': Abu Bakar Bashir's release unclear as Widodo orders review
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'Disarray': Abu Bakar Bashir's release unclear as Widodo orders review

Indonesia's government is reviewing the President's decision to release the Bali bombing mastermind, the top security minister said on Monday.

  • by James Massola, Fergus Hunter & Karuni Rompies
Second quake strikes Indonesia's Sumbawa
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Second quake strikes Indonesia's Sumbawa

There was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of damage or casualties.

  • by Clarence Fernandez
Bali bombing survivors furious at early release of radical cleric
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Bali bombing survivors furious at early release of radical cleric

Bali bombing survivors are furious about the early release of Abu Bakar Bashir, who will be free to begin preaching again.

  • by James Massola, Karuni Rompies & Amilia Rosa
Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, leader of group behind Bali bombings, to walk free early
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Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, leader of group behind Bali bombings, to walk free early

The Indonesian cleric, who has served nine years in jail, is aged 81 and his health is poor.

  • by James Massola, Amilia Rosa & Karuni Rompies
Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder for crashed Lion Air jet
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Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder for crashed Lion Air jet

Authorities locate the cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air Flight 610, which may provide further insight into what caused the plane to crash off Indonesia last October.

  • by Mike Ives
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Indonesia stuck by magnitude 6.6 earthquake
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Indonesia stuck by magnitude 6.6 earthquake

An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, early on Monday.

Indonesian landslide kills dozens, wipes away houses
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Indonesian landslide kills dozens, wipes away houses

The landslide plunged down surrounding hills just before sunset on Monday in Sirnaresmi village in West Java's Sukabumi district.

Holiday warning as Bali's Mount Agung volcano shoots new burst of ash
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Holiday warning as Bali's Mount Agung volcano shoots new burst of ash

Mount Agung erupted for about three minutes, spewing white clouds of smoke and ash more than 700 metres into the air,

Indonesia widens danger zone as before and after pictures emerge of volcano
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Indonesia widens danger zone as before and after pictures emerge of volcano

The country's volcanology agency increased the volcano's alert status to the second-highest and more than doubled the exclusion zone to a five kilometre radius.

  • by Syawalludin Zain & Niniek Karmini
Indonesia widens exclusion zone around island volcano
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Indonesia widens exclusion zone around island volcano

The country's volcanology agency has raised the alert status at Anak Krakatoa volcano's to the second highest level.