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Police at the site of a suicide bomb attack at the Gereja Pantekosta Pusat Surabaya (Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church) in Surabaya on Sunday. More than 20 people have been killed in attacks in Indonesia since Sunday. Photograph: Andy Pinaria/AFP/Getty Images

A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after an(...)

 Police and soldiers  examine a site following attacks outside the Surabaya Centre Pentecostal Church  on Sunday. Photograph: Getty images

Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State (Isis)-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attendin(...)

United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party president and chairman of the Barisan National (National Front coalition) Najib Razak speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: EPA

Malaysia’s scandal-ridden former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife have been barred from leaving the country, shortly after announcing plans for(...)

Image of the week: May Day in Jakarta. Jakarta was one of the cities around the world to mark May 1st with a protest for workers’ rights. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters.

In numbers: Denis’s new jet 2.5 Number of years since Denis O’Brien last took delivery of a corporate jet. After clocking up 698 landings and 2,012 (...)

Indonesia’s budget carrier, Lion Air, was among the first to fly Boeing’s recently-launched 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft. Photograph: Thomas White/Reuters

An Indonesian cabinet minister has pledged to push his government for a tax treaty with the Republic in a move likely to boost the aircraft leasing in(...)

Qantas 9 (QF9) touched down at Terminal Three at 5.03am, just over 17 hours after setting off from Perth. Photograph: EPA

The first non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to the UK has landed in London – early – after a 17 hour, five minute journey across 9,300 miles (1(...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

Barry McKinley in Paris: a doctor poked a finger under my ribs and said, “You do realise that the liver is supposed to be an internal organ?”

I quit drinking in New York City on January 1st, 2003. I was a regular feature in half the Irish bars in Manhattan, always paid my tab and tipped well(...)

 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(...)

Palestinian protesters gather beside  a heap of barbed wire and  burning tyres during clashes with Israeli forces near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza strip city of Khan Younis.  Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the US embassy in Bei(...)

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