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Watch: A lift in ties as PM Modi, Joko Widodo fly kites in Jakarta

PM Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated the first joint kite exhibition themed on India's epics Ramayana and Mahabharata at the Jakarta's National Monument.

No longer sea-blind

As they respond to a long-ignored maritime imperative, Delhi and Jakarta find an anchor for re-engagement.


Malaysia, Indonesia say EU palm resolution will affect millions

EU lawmakers said the move was a bid for a wider discussion on the issues after environmental groups such as Greenpeace warned of harmful impact on climate mitigation and biodiversity.

Indonesian president calls to safeguard pluralism from extremist threat

Religious tension in Indonesia has soared since late last year after Islamist-led rallies saw Jakarta's governor, a member of double minority who is ethnic Chinese and Christian, put on trial during city elections over claims he insulted Koran.

Police investigate Indonesian president Joko Widodo's son for blasphemy

The complainant, Muhammad Hidayat, a resident of Jakarta satellite city Bekasi, said in his report to police that President's son Kaesang Pangarep also humiliated villagers by describing those he criticized for intolerant attitudes as "countrified."

India, Indonesia boost anti-terror efforts

They also asked countries to implement UNSC resolution 1267 which designates terrorist entities — an oblique reference to Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.


Chinese Takeaway: Modi and Jokowi

There are good reasons why Prime Minister Narendra Modi should start paying serious attention to the new Indonesian president.

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president

Widodo is the first Indonesian president not to come from the ranks of the country's established political, business and military elite.

John Kerry seeks Asian support to battle Islamic State and Ebola virus

Kerry led the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of new Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

A people’s president?

Indonesia’s political transition must end smoothly. Much depends on it.

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Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside slum to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians.

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Indonesian President condemns Jakarta terror attack

Jakarta, Jan 14 (ANI): Following a series of explosions and gunfire in Jakarta on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged the people to remain calm. Four suspected attackers were found dead. The area has now been secured by the police.