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An Indonesian Supreme Court hopeful may have torpedoed his chances at the job after suggesting that women might enjoy being raped, infuriating a wide array of critics. Daming Sanusi made the inflammatory remarks Monday while being interviewed by a...
Tags: Judges, Richard Mourdock, Justice System, Tawakul Karman, Rape
DEPOK, Indonesia (AP) — When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn't know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It's a click she will forever regret, leading to a brutal story that has repeated itself as...
World NowBad weather forced 200 Indonesian rescue workers to fan out on foot across a mountainous area east of Jakarta on Wednesday in search of a Russian passenger plane that went missing on a demonstration flight and was presumed to have crashed, Russian and...
World NowThe Indonesian government plans to raise fuel prices by a third, Bloomberg News reported. Government officials say they have to reduce their subsidies to avoid increasing the deficit. That hasn't made the idea any more popular. “It just means...
24 Frames"Lovely Man," from Indonesian director Teddy Soeriaatmadja, is a father-daughter story unlike any you’ve seen. She’s 19, a devout Muslim, hoping to reconnect with the father who abandoned her and her mother when she was 4. He’s a fixture...
CNNIt looks like some Muslims might not be singing along at Lady Gaga's June concert in Indonesia. The mega pop star was given a thumbs-down earlier this week by a "high-ranking member" of the country's highest Islamic authority, according to The Jakarta...
Tags: Islam, Lady Gaga, Religion and Belief
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay. Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
Daily American Staff WriterTess French lived in many places before moving to Somerset. The 39-year-old Somerset resident is a native of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Her first degree is from the University of Indonesia and her second from Southern Illinois University in...
TechnologyThe head of Research In Motion's Indonesia divison is reportedly set to be charged with negligence after a stampede of consumers broke out at a launch even for a BlackBerry smartphone last month. Police in Indonesia told Reuters that about 5,000 people...
TribLocal - EvanstonHello Race watchers! We start off this episode with another fun travel fact: Indonesia has 129 active volcanoes. But we are saying goodbye to Indonesia …...
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