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Indonesia detains 'ISIS-linked' militants planning attacks

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:20 PM

The men were plotting to attack churches and a police station on August 17 in the city of Solo when the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of its declaration of independence

Image showing ISIS fighters. File photo by AFP.

The wRap Indonesia: March 10, 2015

Mar 10, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Jokowi unveils Let s Work national movement team sent to Turkey to track down 16 missing Indonesians 6 year old boy accidentally shot dead by soldier and more

Motorcycles lining up for fuel in Depok, a city just outside Jakarta. Photo by EPA

IN PHOTOS: Indonesian Independence Day celebrations

Aug 17, 2014 - 7:26 PM

Indonesia celebrated its 69th Independence Day on Sunday August 17

PLANTING FLAGS. Hundreds of Indonesian national flags near Mount Merapi at Cangkringan village, Indonesia, on August 17, 2014. Photo by EPA/Bimo Satrio

Indonesian netizens celebrate Independence Day

Aug 17, 2014 - 11:27 AM

Here are some of the best images on Twitter that show how Indonesian netizens are celebrating their independence

FAST FACTS: Get to know Indonesia

Aug 17, 2014 - 11:04 AM

Indonesia possesses interesting facts about many things – in terms of geography its people and other natural resources and others Here are some trivia you need to know – or may know already – about Indonesia

In final address, Yudhoyono touts achievements, apologizes

Aug 15, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Certainly in 10 years I have made a lot of mistakes and oversights in carrying out my duties From the bottom of my heart I ask forgiveness for all those shortcomings and oversights Although I always want to do my best I am still human

FINAL ADDRESS. Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers his annual speech in front of members of parliament in Jakarta on Aug. 15, 2014, ahead of Independence Day on Aug. 17. His term ends on Oct. 20, 2014, after 10 years in office. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA