June 23rd, 2010
10:42 AM ET

Indonesian police think they've captured wanted terror suspect

Police in Indonesia captured a man believed to be one of the most wanted terrorists in the country on Wednesday, authorities said.

He is Abdullah Sonata, an explosives expert. Sonata was thought to have recently returned from the Philippines and started recruiting and training militants. He is linked to the late militant Noordin Mohammed Top, responsible for terror bombings until he was killed last year by police.  FULL POST

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April 22nd, 2010
09:22 AM ET

Alleged slur sparks violence at Indonesia shipyard

An alleged slur against an Indonesian worker sparked violence including the burning of cars seen here.

An Indian manager's alleged slur toward a Indonesian worker spurred violence at an Indonesian shipyard Thursday, leaving at least nine people injured and 12 cars burned, police said.


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