Tag Archives: Indonesia

Suicide bomber attacks Indonesian police


MNA International Desk: The police headquarters in Indonesia’s second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles approaching a security checkpoint at the police complex ...

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Indonesia suicide bombings at churches kill 6


MNA International Desk: Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least nine people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services at three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city of Surabaya, security officials said. Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence in homegrown militancy inspired in part by Islamic ...

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At least 10 killed in Indonesia oil well fire

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MNA International Desk: At least 10 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a fire at an illegal oil well in Indonesia’s Aceh province, authorities said Wednesday. An oil spill sparked a huge blaze about 1.30am (1830 GMT Tuesday) in a residential area that torched at least three houses and was still out of control mid-morning. “The fire ...

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Dhaka, Jakarta sign five instruments

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MNA Business Desk: Bangladesh and Indonesia on Sunday signed five instruments, including two memorandums of understanding (MoUs), aiming to enhance bilateral relations, trade and investment, and boosting cooperation. The instruments were inked in presence of visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Prime Minister’s Office. Tofail Ahmed and Minister of Trade of Indonesia Enggartiasto ...

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Indonesia fireworks factory fire killed 50

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MNA International Desk: Nearly 50 people have been killed and huge injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday. The fire broke out at an industrial complex in Tangerang, a satellite city of Jakarta. Parts of the building collapsed after being gutted by the blaze which scorched nearby cars. Witnesses reported ...

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PM Hasina to Attend IORA Leaders’ Summit at Jakarta


MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to fly for Jakarta, Indonesia on a three-day visit to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the association. Ihsanul Karim, Prime Minister’s Press Secretary told the media on Saturday that, a VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will leave Dhaka’s Shahjalal ...

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