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Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency in response to the floods.

Papua floods kill 42

The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain.

3 tentera Indonesia terbunuh dalam pertempuran dengan pemberontak Papua

Papua, bekas koloni Belanda di bahagian barat pulau New Guinea, dimasukkan ke dalam Indonesia susulan satu referendum PBB pada 1969.

Dangerous highway: Soldiers to finish Papua road after workers killed

Construction on parts of the Trans-Papua highway has stalled after workers were killed in attacks launched by Papuan separatists.

UN to Indonesia: Probe use of snake in Papua interrogation

The police have been criticised in the Indonesian region of Papua after a man accused of theft was threatened with a live snake during interrogation.

Gempa 5.4 skala Ritcher gegar barat-laut Papua

Gempa berpusat di 47 kilometer barat laut Jayapura-Papua itu berlaku pada pukul 1.39 tengah hari waktu Indonesia Barat.

Indonesian cops apologise for using snake in Papua interrogation

A voice can be heard during the video, ordering the man to open his eyes and at one stage threatens to put the snake into his mouth and under his trousers.

‘Ill-advised’ Papua highway imperils indigenous rights, rainforests

The 4,000 km of highway that will link hubs of agriculture, mining, and oil and gas, will encroach indigenous land and destroy tropical rainforests including Lorentz National Park, a World Heritage site.

Papua governor asks Indonesia to withdraw troops

The military said it would not be withdrawing troops and dismissed claims villagers had fled in fear.

6.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Papua

Officials are still assessing the impact of the quake, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Trial of Pole charged over Papua separatist links to start Monday

The trial will be held in Wamena where Skrzypski was arrested.

Indonesia military continues search for Papua massacre victims

Jakarta officially annexed Papua in 1969 with a UN-backed vote, widely seen as a sham.

16 bodies found after attack in Papua

The dead had not been identified and the military did not supply details about how they were killed.

31 pekerja kontrak binaan ditembak mati di Papua

Kumpulan pemberontak OPM menembak mati pekerja yang melakukan kerja pembinaan jambatan di kawasan pergunungan di Kabupaten Nduga, Papua, malam tadi.

Indonesia probing reports dozens of workers shot dead in Papua

The killings, if confirmed, would mark the deadliest bout of violence in years to hit the region.

Indonesia arrests pro-Papua activists

Jakarta keeps a tight grip on resource-rich Papua, which has been the scene of a low-level independence insurgency since the late Sixties.

Sime Darby buys Papua firm producing coconut and palm oil

Acquisition allows company to expand its coconut oil production.

Plane carrying 9 people missing in eastern Indonesia

The Swiss-made Pilatus aircraft lost contact with air traffic control during what was supposed to be a flight of around 40 minutes in remote Papua province.

Indonesian dictator’s convicted murderer son to run for office

Tommy Suharto of the Berkarya Party served just four years of a 15-year prison term for hiring hitmen to murder a judge who had sentenced him to jail for corruption.

Poll-related violence flares in Indonesia’s Papua

Indonesia had been on high alert for violence with elections for 171 city mayors, regents, and provincial governors held across the world's biggest Muslim-majority country on Wednesday.

Indonesia says soldier, secessionists killed in clashes near Freeport mine

An Indonesian soldier and two Papuan secessionists were killed in clashes with security forces.

Indonesia declares deadly Papua measles outbreak over

Official figures showed a total of 72 children died while hundreds more were sickened as a result of the "extraordinary" outbreak.

100 in Indonesia’s Papua feared dead from malnutrition, measles

The government and military have sent medical teams and are supplying villagers with medicine, vaccines, medical equipment and nutritious food in Asmat.

Kelajuan pemain Borneo FC gemparkan dunia bola sepak

Terens menjaringkan gol luar biasa dengan berlari mengejar bola dari kawasan tengah kawasan pertahanan Borneo FC hingga garis pertahanan lawannya, Mitra Kukar.