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  • Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Australia have signed a new security agreement to mend ties damaged last year by spying allegations. The agreement was signed by the countries' foreign ministers Thursday on Indonesia's Bali island. Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono...

  • Rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations. The custodians contracted to work...

  • Indonesian court rejects election loser's appeal

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the losing candidate in last month's presidential election over alleged voting irregularities, removing any uncertainty around the victory of Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo. Prabowo Subianto, a former general with links...

  • US pair charged with Bali murder could face death

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American couple arrested on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in connection with the slaying of the woman's mother could be charged with premeditated murder, which carries a maximum penalty of death, police said Saturday. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend, Tommy...

  • US couple in Indonesian resort charged with murder

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder Friday after the body of the woman's 62-year-old mother was found stuffed in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer, 21, both from Chicago, were arrested...

  • Indonesian court begins hearing election dispute

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Wednesday began hearing a challenge of the result of the country's July 9 presidential election, in which Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo was declared victor. Losing candidate Prabowo Subianto filed a complaint with the court last month,...



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