Showing Archived Posts

Indonesian Police Confirm Link Between Church, Mosque Bombings

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Police in Indonesia say DNA testing has confirmed the identity of a suicide bomber who killed himself and injured 22 worshippers at a church on Sunday. They said Tuesday the bomber was 30-year-old Pino Damayanto, who had been wanted in connection with a previous suicide bombing that injured 30 policemen at a mosque in April. […]

Thailand-Indonesia Dispute is Building Over Rice Deal

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A diplomatic dispute is building between Thailand and Indonesia as the government in Bangkok prepares to boost prices for Thai rice farmers. Thai Commerce Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong told reporters this week he will not sign off on a tentative deal to sell 300,000 tons of rice to Indonesia because the price is too low. […]

Indonesian Police Suspect Link Between Church, Mosque Bombings

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Indonesian authorities suspect a suicide bomber who attacked a church on Sunday may have been involved in a previous bombing at a mosque in April. Police Monday were awaiting the results of DNA testing on the remains of the bomber, who injured 27 people, many critically, at a church in Central Java province. But they […]

Suicide Bomber Wounds 20 in Indonesian Church

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A suicide bomber in Indonesia’s Central Java Province blew himself up Sunday at a Protestant church packed with hundreds of worshippers, killing himself and wounding at least 20 others, some critically. Authorities say the bombing in the city of Solo occurred just as people were exiting the church at the end of the service. Solo […]

Tags: , , , Posted in East Asia Pacific

1 Dead, 20 Wounded in Indonesia Church Bombing

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 1:26 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Indonesian police say a suicide bomber in Central Java province detonated explosives Sunday at a Protestant church packed with hundreds of worshippers, killing himself and wounding at least 20 others, some critically. Authorities say the bombing in the city of Solo occurred just as people were exiting the church at the end of the service. […]

Tags: , , , Posted in East Asia Pacific

1 Dead, 20 Injured in Indonesia Church Bombing

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Indonesian police say a suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a Protestant church in Central Java province Sunday, killing himself and injuring several others. Witnesses say the blast outside the Kepunton church in the town of Solo killed the bomber and at least three other people, but police say only the bomber has so far […]

Boat Accident Leaves 25 Balinese Musicians Dead or Missing

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 5:51 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Authorities in Indonesia say 11 people are dead and 14 are missing after a wooden boat filled with Balinese musicians sank off the resort island of Bali early Wednesday. The head of Bali’s search and rescue agency says the band members were headed to the nearby island of Nusa Penida to perform at a burial […]

Tags: , Posted in East Asia Pacific

Indonesian Widows Win Dutch Compensation for 1947 Massacre

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 2:12 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Seven elderly Indonesian women are to receive compensation payments from the Dutch government for the loss of their husbands, who were massacred during the nation’s independence struggle more than 60 years ago. A Dutch court announced the decision in a lawsuit Wednesday, rejecting as “unreasonable” the Dutch government’s argument that a statute of limitations has […]

Thai PM Visits Indonesia With Trade Issues Topping Agenda

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The leaders of Thailand and Indonesia have promised to boost trade and security cooperation. The promise was made Monday during a visit to Jakarta by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The visit is the second in a series of get-acquainted meetings for the new Thai leader, who visited Brunei Saturday. She travels Thursday to Cambodia, […]

Muslim-Christian Violence Kills 3, Injures Scores in Indonesia

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 3:11 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Two hundred special police were helping to maintain order in Indonesia’s eastern Maluku province Monday after rioting between Muslims and Christians that left three people dead and scores injured. Authorities said police fired into a crowd in the city of Ambon Sunday to dispel rival groups who were fighting with rocks and machetes. Indonesia’s chief […]

Calendar

February 2020
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829  

Archives

Categories