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PHF announces 18 member squad for Asia Cup

2 months, 17 days ago
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team chief selector, Islahuddin on Monday announced 18-member squad for 18th Asian games slated to start from 20 August in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. Islahuddin while briefing to the media here at…

New-born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

9 months, 9 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesian police on Sunday detained the suspected mother of a new-born baby who was found dead in a aircraft toilet at Jakarta's international Airport. Hani, a 37-year-old migrant worker from Cianjur in West Java, was held soon…

6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia: USGS

10 months ago
JAKARTA: A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked Indonesia’s main island of Java late Friday evening, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings in the capital Jakarta. The tremor was measured at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) and…

Seven hospitalised after bizarre sorcery act in Indonesia

10 months, 18 days ago
JAKARTA: Seven people in Indonesia were hospitalised after rinsing their hands in acid, police said Tuesday as they hunted for the self-styled sorcerer who promised the men it would make them invincible. The bizarre ritual last week left…

Sixth meeting of ASEAN-Pakistan JSCC held in Jakarta

11 months, 13 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The sixth meeting of ASEAN-Pakistan Joint Sectoral Cooperation Committee was held at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) secretariat in Jakarta. The meeting was Co-Chaired by Additional Secretary, Ministry of…

Indonesia fireworks factory blaze kills 46, injures dozens

11 months, 21 days ago
JAKARTA: At least 46 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside Jakarta, police said Thursday, triggering explosions and sending plumes of black smoke into the air. Many of…

Indonesia begins countdown to 2018 Asian Games

1 year, 1 month ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia on Friday launched the one-year countdown to hosting the 2018 Asian Games with fireworks and a traditional dance as it sought to display to the region it was up to hosting the tournament. Thousands of people packed…

Obama urges end to division in childhood home Indonesia

1 year, 3 months ago
JAKARTA: Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged Indonesians on Saturday to resist divisive politics based on race and religion, saying the world's most populous Muslim nation has a long history of tolerance that should be preserved.…

Obama visits childhood home Jakarta

1 year, 3 months ago
BOGOR: Former US president Barack Obama arrived on Friday in his former childhood home Jakarta, where he met Indonesia's president at the end of a ten-day family holiday. Indonesia's President Joko Widodo met with Obama at the…