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Indonesia captures key member in ISIS-linked group

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Muhammad Basri from the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen is caught in a joint operation between the police and military in Poso district on rugged Sulawesi island while another member of the group is shot dead

Uighur fighting with Indonesian radicals shot dead – police

Aug 18, 2016 - 7:45 PM

Police say the man who died in a shootout on a mountainside Wednesday is the last of a handful of Uighurs who had joined extremist group the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen on central Sulawesi island

Terrorist killed was 'symbolic heart' of Indonesian jihadi movement

Jul 19, 2016 - 6:13 PM

While the killing of the Islamic State ISIS group supporter is a major victory for authorities analysts caution that other extremist cells now pose a greater threat

Indonesian police stand guard at a local hospital in Palu, Central Sulawesi province, on July 19, 2016. Photo by Olagondronk/AFP

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Nov 04, 2015 - 8:11 PM

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Powerful quake hits East Indonesia

Nov 04, 2015 - 1:06 PM

A disaster agency official in Alor a remote string of islands closest to the epicenter said the quake was felt strongly in the district for almost two minutes

Powerful quake hits Eastern Indonesia

Sep 16, 2015 - 5:34 PM

There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage and no tsunami alert was issued

QUAKE. Mochammad Riyadi (back R), director for the Earthquake and Tsunami Center in Jakarta announced the earthquake. File photo from AFP

Indonesian police shoot dead two terror suspects

May 25, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Seven suspected militants have been arrested over several days

ON GUARD. Indonesian police demonstrate their skills during a security drill in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on June 12, 2014, ahead of the presidential election on July 9. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA