Indonesia and neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia are regularly hit by smoky haze from slash-and-burn clearances of forests for timber and palm oil plantations.
Devi Apriliyani wants to show women in conservative Indonesia that they can do anything men can do.
On two opposite sides of the world, two-headed snakes were recently discovered.
The move comes because the current capital Jakarta is sinking - with some 40% of its 10 million population now living below sea level.
Panama-flagged container ship Soul of Luck collided into a gantry crane in Semarang, Indonesia on Sunday 14 July, causing the crane to collapse.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage.
At least 10,300 people were affected by the floods that hit Samarinda, Indonesia, on Sunday.
Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted on Sunday and threw a seven-kilometre ash column at 4:28 local time. The volcano observatory for aviation has placed Sinabung on red alert, which usually means that the eruption is imminent.
The beauty industry giant, in charge of Clinique and MAC cosmetics, debuts a new scheme to make palm oil production more sustainable in Indonesia.
Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday, May 22 as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night.
Six people have died and 200 were injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor, Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday.
The 35 year old was arrested with more than 2 kilograms of drugs in September of last year.
The heavy floods that occurred during the weekend on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, have killed at least 17 people.
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday but faced opposition claims of cheating in the election
Comic book heroes Thor and Spiderman have stepped in to help with security at a polling station in Bali as voting in Indonesia's presidential and parliamentary elections gets underway
A tsunami warning issued after a 6.8 magnitude quake struck off Sulawesi island in Indonesia has been lifted, the country's geophysics agency said.
Orangutan numbers have dropped two-thirds since the 1970s as agriculture destroys their habitat.
Russian national Andrei could face up to five years in prison for violating the law in relation to endangered animals.
The tourist was trying to smuggle the animals out of the country, said police, adding they found the baby monkey sound asleep after it was allegedly been given anti-allergy tablets.
Homes and bridges destroyed in Papua province by landslides triggered by torrential rainfall
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Indonesian police apologised after a video circulating on social media showed officers using a snake to extract a confession from a suspect.
Mount Karangetang sent lava and searing gas out of its crater on Thursday, prompting evacuation preparations.
The volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.
Aerial footage shows flooded fields in Indonesia's tsunami-hit region. The volcano said to have sparked the waves continues to rumble amid warnings from authorities of more danger
Aerial footage of the destruction.