Purworejo district administration has declared a one-month emergency period after floods and landslides destroyed homes and killed at least 47 people in the area last weekend.
21 June 2016 | 03:04 PM
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo instructed his ministers to uphold Indonesia's sovereignty over the Natuna Islands without undermining its good relations with China.
21 June 2016 | 02:50 PM
The man accused of murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox made a brief appearance via videolink at London's Old Bailey criminal court on Monday (20/06), speaking only to confirm his name.
21 June 2016 | 12:19 PM
The European Union was divided on Monday (20/06) over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable.
21 June 2016 | 12:10 PM
President Barack Obama made a plug on Monday (20/06) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to a group of 2,400 investors looking at locating business in the United States, saying the deal would help boost the global economy.
21 June 2016 | 11:53 AM
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has hit back at reports Cambodia was responsible for rescinding a statement calling for stability in South China Sea issued by Asean members earlier this month following a meeting between China and Asean foreign ministers.
21 June 2016 | 11:46 AM
Refugees worldwide will be able to take more than 1,000 online university courses for free as part of an effort to provide education and skills training under a US-based program launched on Monday (20/06) as part of World Refugee Day.
21 June 2016 | 11:44 AM
In the same fortnight a boat load of Sri Lankan refugees in Aceh makes global headlines, the 13,000 asylum seekers calling Indonesia home reflected on World Refugee Day on Monday (20/06).
21 June 2016 | 09:42 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday (20/06) will denounce Republican Donald Trump's call for a halt to Muslim immigration as an appeal to intolerance and defend the US fight against Islamic State at a time of dissent within the Obama administration over Syria policy.
20 June 2016 | 08:32 PM