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Riau Police Headquarters Attacked by Sword-Wielding Men

Indonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked Riau’s police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of...

Police Bust Plot, Tighten Security Ahead of Independence Day Celebrations

With Indonesia celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on Aug. 17, police have tightened security measures and warned the public to stay vigilant after uncovering a...

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US Sanctions Four Militants Linked with Islamic State

The US State Department now recognizes the Islamic State-linked Indonesian extremist organization responsible for the fatal attack in Jakarta on January last year as a...

International Advocacy Group Fights for Rights of Terror Victims

An international human rights group is pushing for Indonesia to honour the rights of terror victims, particularly foreign tourists facing cultural challenges with the...