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  • Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 9:32 am

    BALI, Indonesia - A former Austin, Texas, police officer sought in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend was extradited Wednesday from Indonesia to the United States.

  • Correction: Financial Markets-Herd Mentality story story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 5:49 pm

    NEW YORK - In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund.

  • IMF head: Global growth likely to be weaker than expected story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 10:39 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected and will remain at moderate levels, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

  • FFA gives Brisbane Roar's Indonesia owners final warning 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 2:06 am

    BRISBANE, Australia - Football Federation Australia has told the Indonesian owners of Brisbane Roar that they will lose control of the A-League club if its financial problems are not addressed immediately.

  • Ohio zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-25-15 2:43 pm

    CINCINNATI - An Ohio zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States announced plans Tuesday to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species.

  • How China's tremors could weaken the world's major economies story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 6:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - China is exporting something new to the world economy: Fear.

  • Indonesia says flight data recorder of plane still missing 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 8:59 am

    JAYAPURA, Indonesia - Indonesia's Search and Rescue Agency said Wednesday that rescuers are still searching for one of the two "black boxes" from a passenger plane that crashed into a mountain over the weekend, killing all 54 people on board.

  • Nonprofit seeks safe haven for victims of sex trafficking 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 1:15 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Jennifer Unangst is forever thankful that her mother didn't give up on her when she ran away from her San Diego home at age 15, became a meth addict, crashed in dirty hotels and worked in the sex industry.

  • Asia's 'infrastructure gap' threatens to hamper growth story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 3:05 am

    MANILA, Philippines - Looking out at bumper-to-bumper Monday morning traffic crawling along the Philippine capital's main avenue, taxi driver Ranilo Banez shook his head in frustration.

  • Norway oil fund excludes 4 Asian companies over palm oil 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 9:22 am

    STOCKHOLM - Norway's $870 billion sovereign wealth fund has excluded four Asian companies over environmental concerns linked to their palm oil activities in Indonesia.

  • Indonesia court overturns teachers' sexual abuse convictions story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 6:10 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant sentenced to 10 years in an Indonesian prison for child sexual offenses were released Friday after a court overturned their convictions.

  • Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 12:43 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish has been seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore after an Associated Press report alerted authorities about its presence in the country's waters, officials said Thursday.

  • Indonesian president reshuffles Cabinet to boost economy 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 10:19 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's president announced a Cabinet reshuffle Wednesday, replacing key economic ministers with the aim of speeding up infrastructure spending to revive sputtering growth and stabilize the sliding rupiah.

  • 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 9:54 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later.

  • 5-time champion Dan, rival Lee make it easily to 2nd round story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 11:29 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Five-time champion Lin Dan of China and his Malaysian arch rival Lee Chong Wei eased their way to the second round of the badminton world championships following straight-sets victories on Tuesday.

  • China, Japan vie to build high-speed rail for Indonesia 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 9:58 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's top development official said the government is studying proposals from China and Japan for construction of a high-speed rail line and expects to announce the outcome later this month.

  • Israeli athlete granted visa to Indonesia, ending standoff 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 7:47 am

    JERUSALEM - Indonesia granted an Israeli badminton player a visa to enter the country and compete in the world championships in Jakarta after a months-long standoff, Israel's national Olympic committee said Monday.

  • Israel says badminton player can't get visa for worlds 
    Updated: Aug-09-15 9:30 am

    JERUSALEM - The Olympic Committee of Israel says Indonesia has denied one of their athletes a visa to participate in the upcoming Badminton World Championships in Jakarta, which start Monday.

  • 45 Burmese fishermen rescued, suspected trafficking victims 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 8:38 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian police have rescued 45 Burmese fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday.