Jakarta: Police have revealed multiple Indonesians were arrested in predawn raids on Friday to prevent opponents of Indonesian President Joko Widodo trying to manipulate a giant protest rally into toppling the government.
Nick O'Malley By stumbling into one of the world's most fraught diplomatic disputes Donald Trump has again demonstrated he either knows or cares little about his new job.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Thousands gather in Jakarta for the latest rally demanding the city's Chinese Christian governor be jailed for his alleged insult to the Koran.
Peter Munro Khaled al-Assad was beheaded by Islamic State for protecting some of the world's most important artefacts - and now others are taking up his fight.
Chris Cillizza The clip from the US news network is both stunning and depressing.
Lindsay Murdoch Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn has acceded to Thailand's throne to become the 10th monarch of the Chakri dynasty that was formed in 1782.
Nick Miller Lawyers for alleged corrupt company Unaoil argue that police should not be able to use material found in a raid on its Monaco office.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Bali murder suspect Sara Connor has insisted her British DJ boyfriend is not an aggressive person and said she can't believe what happened the night a Bali police officer died on Kuta beach.
Nick O'Malley Young people around the world are increasingly rejecting democratic institutions and becoming drawn towards authoritarianism, according to a new research paper.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies An incendiary fake news report distributed via Australia has added fuel to Indonesian jitters ahead of another huge demonstration on Friday.