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France church attack: Third suspect taken in custody; Tunisian assailant's family seeks answers
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France church attack: Third suspect taken in custody; Tunisian assailant's family seeks answers

Investigators in France, Tunisia, and Italy are trying to determine the motive of chief suspect Ibrahim Issaoui, and whether he acted alone and whether he premeditated Thursday’s attack on the Notre Dame Basilica

Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat
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Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat

The earliest cluster of coronavirus cases in the global outbreak was linked to a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were kept close together, creating an opportunity for the virus to jump to humans.

Indonesia considers 2032 Olympics bid for new capital city with SoftBank's help
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Indonesia considers 2032 Olympics bid for new capital city with SoftBank's help

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is weighing an audacious 2032 Olympics bid centred on the country’s not-yet-built new capital and is in early talks with SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son and other investors

Coronavirus outbreak: Indonesia confirms two cases; infected patients hospitalised in Jakarta, says President Joko Widodo
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Coronavirus outbreak: Indonesia confirms two cases; infected patients hospitalised in Jakarta, says President Joko Widodo

The two had been hospitalized in Jakarta, Widodo told reporters at the presidential palace in the capital

47 dead, thousands put in emergency shelters as Indonesia's capital Jakarta, neighbouring districts reel under floods
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47 dead, thousands put in emergency shelters as Indonesia's capital Jakarta, neighbouring districts reel under floods

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in greater Jakarta and caused landslides in the Bogor and Depok districts on the city's outskirts as well as in neighboring Lebak, which buried a dozen people

Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital
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Jakarta floods on New Year's Day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Indonesian capital

The heavy rain that occurs more than 15 hours since 31 December causing massive floods in Capital Jakarta and some regions around and force a thousand residents to flee

Indonesian capital floods on New Year's day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Jakarta, landslides reported in Bogor, Depok
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Indonesian capital floods on New Year's day due to heavy rains; 16 killed, thousands displaced in Jakarta, landslides reported in Bogor, Depok

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 169 neighborhoods and caused landslides in the Bogor and Depok districts on Jakarta's outskirts

Narendra Modi, Indonesian president Joko Widodo meet on sidelines of ASEAN summit, resolve to work closely against terrorism, extremism
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Narendra Modi, Indonesian president Joko Widodo meet on sidelines of ASEAN summit, resolve to work closely against terrorism, extremism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during which the two leaders resolved to work closely to deal with the threats of terrorism and extremism

Group aiming to disrupt parliament behind student protests in Indonesia, says national police chief Tito Karnavian
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Group aiming to disrupt parliament behind student protests in Indonesia, says national police chief Tito Karnavian

Police have fired tear gas and water cannon to break up rallies in Jakarta and other cities against proposed new laws

Experts warn Jakarta could be submerged by 2050; Indonesia to make Borneo its capital, says Joko Widodo
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Experts warn Jakarta could be submerged by 2050; Indonesia to make Borneo its capital, says Joko Widodo

Environmental experts warn that one third of Jakarta, Indonesia could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves, rising sea-levels, and increasingly volatile weather patterns mean swathes of it have already started to disappear

Malaysia set to lodge complaint in WTO over EU's plan to phase out palm oil usage by 2030
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Malaysia set to lodge complaint in WTO over EU's plan to phase out palm oil usage by 2030

Malaysia will lodge a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the European Union's plan to phase out the use of palm oil in biofuels, a minister said on Tuesday.

Narendra Modi at G20: PM's exhaustive push for multilateralism runs up against nation's capacity constraints
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Narendra Modi at G20: PM's exhaustive push for multilateralism runs up against nation's capacity constraints

In his two days at the Japanese city, the Indian prime minister has participated in one multilateral, two trilateral and several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 14th edition.

G20 Summit: India, Turkey to participate in counter-terrorism meet in July, says MEA after Narendra Modi's Osaka visit
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G20 Summit: India, Turkey to participate in counter-terrorism meet in July, says MEA after Narendra Modi's Osaka visit

At G20 Summit, Modi discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on how the countries can cooperate in defence manufacturing.

Daily Bulletin: All eyes on day two of G20 Summit as US-China trade showdown looms, rains to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: All eyes on day two of G20 Summit as US-China trade showdown looms, rains to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be engaged in back-to-back bilateral talks at G20 Summit - significantly with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong.

Indonesia's Joko Widodo gets re-elected as president; additional security forces deployed amid fears of unrest
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Indonesia's Joko Widodo gets re-elected as president; additional security forces deployed amid fears of unrest

There was a heavy security presence in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday, including in front of the election commission office, which was barricaded with razor wire and protected by scores of heavily armed troops.

Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election: 190 million to decide fate of 245,000 candidates, Joko Widodo up against Prabowo Subianto again
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Indonesia votes in its biggest-ever election: 190 million to decide fate of 245,000 candidates, Joko Widodo up against Prabowo Subianto again

Indonesia kicked off one of the world's biggest one-day elections on Wednesday, pitting President Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto in a race to lead the Muslim-majority nation.

Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games
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Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games

Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, the state news agency said on Tuesday, after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games,

Abu Bakar Bashir, linked to group behind Bali bombings, to be freed from prison; Radical cleric, 80, was jailed for running terror camp
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Abu Bakar Bashir, linked to group behind Bali bombings, to be freed from prison; Radical cleric, 80, was jailed for running terror camp

Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical cleric, thought to be the spiritual leader of the Bali bombers will be released from prison on medical grounds, Indonesia's president said Friday

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness, highlights need for much research
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Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness, highlights need for much research

The Indonesia tsunami should be a wake-up call to step up research on tsunami triggers and preparedness, several experts said.