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Boat carrying 93 capsizes in Indonesia, 21 dead

Batam, Indonesia, Nov 2 (IBNS): At least 21 people died after a speedboat carrying 93 migrant workers capsized off Nongsa waters in Indonesia's Batam on Wednesday, reports said.

No loss of life reported yet from Indonesia volcano eruption

Jakarta, Sep 28 (IBNS): Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations, according to media reports on Wednesday.

Indonesia and EU agree to start the FLEGT licensing scheme for verified legal timber products

Jakarta, Sept 15 (IBNS): Indonesia and the European Union on Thursday agreed that beginning Nov 15, Indonesia can issue 'FLEGT' licences to verify legal timber products it exports to the EU.

Indonesian priest injured inside church in suspected terror attack

Medan, Indonesia, Aug 28 (IBNS): In a suspected case of terrorist attack, a priest in a church in Indonesia's Medan city was injured after being stabbed by knife-wielding man on Sunday, media reports said.

UN appeals for halting imminent execution of prisoners in Indonesia

New York, July 29 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and a group of UN rights experts on Thursday appealed to the Government of Indonesia to stop the reportedly imminent execution of a number of prisoners for alleged drug-related crimes.

Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practice

New York, July 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday expressed alarm at reports that up to 14 people face imminent execution in Indonesia, most of them for drug-related offences, calling on the authorities of “the most prolific executioner” in Southeast Asia to immediately reinstate a moratorium on the death penalty.

Indonesian Navy fires on Chinese fishing boat, says Beijing

Beijing, June 20 (IBNS): China on Monday confirmed that on Friday Chinese fishing boats were harassed and shot by several Indonesian navy vessels and one crew member was shot injured.

Indonesia: Introduces capital punishment, chemical castration for child rapists

Jakarta, May 27 (IBNS) Child rapists in Indonesia are set to receive either a capital punishment or chemical castration, under a new law, according to reports.

Indonesia: Helicopter crash kills 13

Jakarta, Mar 21 (IBNS): At least 13 Indonesian military officials were killed as the helicopter in which they were traveling crashed in the district of Poso on Sunday, media reports said.

Wreckage of missing Indonesian plane found

Jakarta, Aug 16 (IBNS): The wreckage of an Indonesian plane, which went missing, in Papua region has been found, media reports said on Sunday.

Ban expresses 'deep regret' about executions of eight people in Indonesia

New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday expressed his deep regret over executions carried out in Indonesia on April 29 despite numerous calls in the country and abroad for a reprieve.