Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections World

Indonesia strengthens forces to secure elections

Indonesia will deploy 450,000 military troops and police personnel to handle possible riots when the 2019 elections results are announced on May 22, according to Indonesian Military Commander Hadi Tjahjanto.
Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths World

Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths

A riot and deadly two-day standoff by terrorism detainees in a police detention center near the Indonesian capital ended on early May 10 after a police assault on the cellblock led to a mass surrender by those holed up inside, officials said.
Indonesia searches for gunmen in eastern Papua province World

Indonesia searches for gunmen in eastern Papua province

Soldiers and police of Indonesia are tracing a group of gunmen which recently killed one police officer and kidnapped over 1,000 people in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province, said Tito Karnavian, Indonesian National Police Chief.
Indonesia, Malaysia join hands in drug combat World

Indonesia, Malaysia join hands in drug combat

Police officers from Indonesia and Malaysia have gathered at a meeting in the Indonesian province of West Nusa Tenggara from November 7-9 to discuss cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking.
Indonesia police hunt Santoso’s insurgent group ASEAN

Indonesia police hunt Santoso’s insurgent group

Indonesia’s anti-terrorism force is continuing its raid to hunt the remaining 18 members of the Mujahiden of East Indonesia (MIT) terrorist group who have been operating in Poso, Sulawesi island.
Indonesian police on full alert after arrests ASEAN

Indonesian police on full alert after arrests

The Indonesian police said it has been put on full alert after uncovering suicide-bombing conspiracies in Jakarta and arresting many suspects reportedly relating to the so-called Islamic State.
Indonesia needs three years to end forest fires World

Indonesia needs three years to end forest fires

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on September 30 that his country needs three years to completely put an end to forest fires which have been occurring more frequently in recent years.