10 Sep 2014
Jakarta: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), sending panicked residents running from their homes.
13 Sep 2014
Palembang (Indonesia): Young Indian shuttler H S Prannoy entered his second successive final after beating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the men's singles event at the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Saturday.
06 Sep 2014
Tehran: A charter plane carrying 100 people, including Americans, out of Afghanistan was ordered to land in southern Iran because of errors in its flight plan, a Tehran-based official said on Saturday.
28 Aug 2014
Canberra: The multi-million dollar undersea hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will now focus on the southern part of the Indian Ocean after a new clue suggested that the jetliner may have turned south earlier than previously believed, Australia announced on Thursday.
16 Aug 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Indonesia on the eve of their National Day.
25 Apr 2014
Jakarta: A drunk passenger sparked a hijacking alert on a Virgin Australia flight heading for the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Friday when he attempted to break into the cockpit, officials said.
10 Aug 2014
Dubai: A Sepahan Air Iran-140 plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran crashed in a residential area after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Sunday morning, killing all 48 passengers and crew, Iranian state media reported.
18 Aug 2014
Jakarta: Bad weather was hampering a desperate search on Monday for two foreign tourists still missing after a boat travelling between two Indonesian islands sank at the weekend, although 13 more people had been plucked from the water alive, officials said.
26 Apr 2014
Denpasar: An Australian passenger who sparked a hijack alert on a flight to Bali has denied being drunk and claimed he banged on the door of the cockpit after mistaking it for the toilet, Indonesian police said on Saturday.
19 Aug 2014
Brasilia: Environmentalist Marina Silva could unseat incumbent Dilma Rousseff in Brazil's presidential elections in October, a poll found, reflecting an altered political landscape since Silva's running mate was killed in a plane crash.