Central Java

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 An Indonesian man inspects his property  after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake,  in Sumelap village, Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia. Photograph: Daeng/EPA

A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck the island of Java in Indonesia, with authorities reporting three deaths and damage to hundreds of bui(...)

Indonesian papers indicated the man was 146 years old when he died. Photograph: Ali Lutfi/EPA

A man who claimed to be the world’s longest living human has died aged 146. According to his papers, Indonesian national Sodimedjo, also known as Mba(...)

Indonesian soldiers search for landslide victims at Caok village in Purworejo, Central Java province, Indonesia. Photograph:  Antara Foto/Hendra Nurdiyansyah/via Reuters

Flash floods and landslides killed 24 people in Indonesia’s Central Java province, forcing residents to flee to safer areas as torrential rains damage(...)

An ambulance transports the body of executed Brazilian prisoner Marco Archer Cardoso Moreira from Nusa Kambangan prison, where five of six prisoners were executed on January 18th, 2015. Photograph: Antara Foto/Reuters.

Indonesia has executed six people, five of them foreigners, for drug trafficking despite international appeals to spare them.The government defended t(...)

An Indonesian woman covered with ash from the Mount Kelud volcano is seen at a roadside in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Bimo Satrio/EPA

A volcano has erupted on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java, sending a huge plume of ash and sand 17km (10 miles) into the air an(...)