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Aug 14, 2017
Watch: Record-breaking dance in Indonesia's Aceh promotes unityMore than 10,000 people turned out in Indonesia's Aceh on Sunday to stage a record-breaking song and dance performance stressing the need to conserve a threatened national park in the westernmost province.
May 24, 2017
Indonesia to deploy special taskforce to investigate LGBT activity, as human rights concerns risePolice in Indonesia's most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate LGBT activity, a move likely to fuel concerns of a widening crackdown on the community in the Muslim-majority country
May 23, 2017
Indonesian men publicly caned for gay sex, defying Sharia law in Aceh provincePublic caning has long been common for offences such as gambling and drinking in Aceh, which was given the right to implement sharia law in 2001
Dec 07, 2016
Earthquake in Indonesia kills at least 18 people, dozens more feared trapped in rubbleAt least 18 people died and dozens were feared trapped in rubble after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island.
Dec 07, 2016
Indonesia earthquake: Death toll climbs to 97, hundreds of people injuredAt least 54 people died and hundreds were injured after an earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island, local officials said.
Apr 13, 2016
Indonesia shocker: Non-Muslim woman whipped under Sharia for selling alcoholAn elderly Christian woman on Tuesday was caned dozens of times as a form of punishment in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province.
Mar 02, 2016
Earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hits off Indonesia, tsunami warning issuedThe earthquake near Indonesia was centered under the ocean at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
Jun 09, 2015
Indonesian province enforces curfew for women to curb sexual violenceThe capital of Indonesia's devout Aceh province has imposed a curfew for women that it says will reduce sexual violence
May 27, 2015
Rohingya migrants: Life in temporary settelments in IndonesiaRecently arrived Rohingya migrants settle into life in a temporary compound for refugees in Indonesia.
May 15, 2015
More than 700 migrants land in Indonesia's Aceh, says search and rescue officialMore than 700 migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh were brought ashore to the east coast of Aceh on Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Friday, a search and rescue official said.