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Cleric behind bombing in Indonesian capital goes on trial

Feb 15, 2018

A key ideologue for Islamic State militants in Indonesia has gone on trial for ordering a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed eight people including the four attackers

Year after Kim's killing, suspected masterminds evade trial

Feb 13, 2018

Two unlikely defendants are standing trial in the killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother while the suspected masterminds are long gone

IS-linked militant in Indonesia gets 7 years in prison

Feb 12, 2018

A court has sentenced the leader of an Islamic State group-affiliated militant network in Indonesia to seven years in prison for involvement in smuggling guns from the southern Philippines

Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed

Feb 11, 2018

A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people

Study: Extremists still flourishing in Indonesia's prisons

Feb 9, 2018

A new study has found Indonesia's overcrowded prisons are ill-equipped to deal with Islamic militant inmates, hampering efforts to prevent the spread of violent radicalism

Court told woman in Kim Jong Nam killing was paid for pranks

Feb 9, 2018

A defense lawyer tells Malaysian court an Indonesian woman accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader was paid for acting in prank shows at the airport, hotels and shopping mall just weeks earlier

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales sees keen interest in American weaponry in Asia

UN rights chief: Intolerance making inroads in Indonesia

Feb 7, 2018

UN human rights chief says "strains of intolerance" once thought foreign to Indonesia are making inroads in the world's most populous Muslim nation and warned the government against criminalizing its LGBT citizens

Indonesian militant gets 10 years jail for conspiracy

Feb 6, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic militant to 10 years in prison after finding him guilty of procuring weapons for his network to use in attacks

ASEAN renews calls for durable solution to Rohingya crisis

Feb 6, 2018

Southeast Asian foreign ministers have renewed calls for a durable solution to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and affirmed the need to enhance trust to resolve the South China Sea dispute.

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UN says Rohingya crisis could endanger regional...

Feb 5, 2018

The UN's human rights chief says Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the...

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Indonesia police probe Aceh abuse of transgender...

Feb 3, 2018

Muslims in Indonesia's conservative and semiautonomous Aceh province are protesting an...

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Morality push may outlaw sex outside marriage in...

Feb 2, 2018

Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would outlaw sex outside...

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Malaysia's top court annuls unilateral...

Jan 29, 2018

Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious...

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Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on...

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts...

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Myanmar faces anger from Muslim world over...

Sep 4, 2017

A Nobel laureate and Muslim nations in Asia criticized Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya Muslim...

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