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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...

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Terrorists Allegedly Using PayPal, Bitcoin for Funding

Terrorists in the Middle East are funding their spurious activities in the country using electronic payments and bitcoins, said an Indonesian independent financial...

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Operation Tinombala to Resume in 2017

With Operation Tinombala being successful over the past year, Brig. Gen. Rudy Sufahriadi said operation will resume in 2017 to completely wipe out the terrorist group...

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Indonesia’s Top Google Searches for 2016

Indonesia's list of top Google searches for the biggest events, personalities, controversies and more for the year that was.

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Police Thwarts Militant Group’s Bombing Attack on Jakarta

Jakarta Police arrested four suspected Islamic militants and safely detonated a bomb on the outskirts of Jakarta last week, December 10. The group was believed to be...

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Cops Nab Militant Student with Bomb-making Lab

On November 25, Indonesian police announced the arrest of 23-year-old Rio Priatna Wibawa from whom they uncovered tools that could make bombs stronger than those used in...

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Expert Advises Govt to Not Adopt ‘War Model’ to Fight Terror

Political researcher Hermawan Sulistyo expressed his concern over a recent bill proposed, which pushes for the involvement of military soldiers in fighting terror.

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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...

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Fourth Indonesian Hostage Freed by Abu Sayyaf

After the release of three Indonesian fishermen on Sunday, September 18, a fourth Indonesian hostage was freed by the militant group Abu Sayyaf on Thursday, September...

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Authorities Capture Local Terrorist Leader in Sulawesi

One month after prominent terrorist leader Santoso was gunned down in East Indonesia, the group’s second-in-command has been taken into custody.

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Immigration’s Terrorism Prevention Plans

In a bid to protect the nation from further terrorism threats, Indonesian immigration plans to tighten its security through database sharing and is asking authorities to...

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China to Advance Political and Security Cooperation with Indonesia

Yesterday, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Political, Law and Security Affairs Luhut Panjaitan met with Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic...

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Indonesia and Britain Agree US$1.4 Billion in Trade Deals

Indonesia and Britain have agreed trade deals worth US$1.4 billion during President Joko Widodo’s visit to the UK, where he met with British Prime Minister David...

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US Cooperates with National Police to Arrest Terrorist Leader in Sulawesi

Indonesia’s military has been fighting a guerrilla war with Muslim radicals in Sulawesi for years. Officials claim to be closing in on the group’s leader. What...