Former general to file formal challenge after supporters rioted, but observers say election was free and fair.
Meiliana, who was sentenced to 18 months in jail for blasphemy, has been released on parole.
Indonesian police arrest hundreds of people as fresh rioting erupts overnight after announcement of election result.
Hundreds wounded as protests continue for second day across Jakarta after incumbent Jokowi was confirmed president.
Police say situation turned ugly when some protesters refused to leave the area and began throwing molotov cocktails.
Election Commission proclaims Joko Widodo clear winner, but Prabowo claims fraud as Jakarta prepares for protests.
Early announcement by elections commission comes hours before expected opposition protests challenging the results.
Dorfin was arrested in September carrying a suitcase filled with about three kilograms of drugs.
Domestic worker Adelina Sau's case highlights the injustices suffered by migrant workers, activists say.
#Indonesia jails Polish #tourist in #Papua for #treason https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48132165 "government keeps blocking media access and deters independent reporting about Papua." Indonesia jails Polish tourist for treasonJakub Skrzypski was convicted of plotting with rebels while visiting the eastern province of Papua.www.bbc.co.uk
Jakub Skrzypski was convicted of plotting with rebels while visiting the eastern province of Papua.
More than 100 prisoners escape after rioting and fire break out at detention centre in the island's Siak district.
Jakarta is sinking.
Jakób Skrzypski was jailed for five years after meeting independence supporters in the restive eastern region of Papua.
As Indonesian orangutans come into closer contact with humans, they are at increasing risk of capture.
Residents of Kampong Sukabumi, Indonesia, were left terrified after discovering a huge 16 meters by 12 meters sinkhole in rice fields just 10 meters from their homes. Like during an earthquake, the huge crater collapsed in a loud noise and...
President Widodo decided at a special Cabinet meeting to move the capital outside of Indonesia's populous island, Java.
Authorities evacuate some 12,000 people from Bengkulu province as torrential rains cause floods and landslides.
Election commission official says 272 workers died mostly from overwork-related illnesses days after disputed polls.
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The best analysis I've read on the Indonesian election, by @EdwardAspinall in @newmandala #Indonesia https://t.co/6KrwZrD42H
Fears of violence as President Widodo announces vote victory and his rival Prabowo does the same citing ballot-rigging.
Ballot papers fail to arrive in remote areas in time for election amid questions over traditional Noken voting system.
Quick count results show Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has a 10-point lead over long-time rival Prabowo Subianto.
More than 190 million Indonesians registered to vote in polls that pit incumbent Widodo against long-time rival Prabowo.
In need of development funding from Jakarta, Aceh's largest political party hedges its bets on presidential vote.
Indonesia works hard to get the ballot to the remotest parts of the vast archipelago.
Indonesia's conservative opposition candidate Prabowo says election is rigged but provides no evidence.
More than 190 million Indonesians will vote in polls that pit incumbent Jokowi against long-time rival Prabowo.
In Indonesia, the economy has been one of the main points of debate during the six-month election campaign.
Are Chinese-Indonesian voters key to Prabowo's election win?
New civil society coalition urges voters to quiz candidates and push the environment higher up the political agenda
The candidates discussed uniting a country that is becoming increasingly divided along conservative and moderate religious lines.
The armed forces were banned from politics in 2004, but the general remain powerful behind the scenes.
President's failure to deliver on promises could swing voters in favour of his opponent Subianto.
Move comes after Boeing CEO apologised for crash that killed 189 people last October.
With both candidates pandering to the religious right, liberals and minorities wonder whether it’s worth voting at all.
Supreme Court backs Meiliana's 18-month jail sentence but her lawyer says she is a "victim of a hoax".
There are almost nine million Indonesians living abroad, a key constituency for the contenders Widodo and Subianto.
Children who grow up near Indonesia's biggest landfill face an uncertain future, but one school is trying to change that.
101 East follows Indonesia’s die-hard football fans as violence threatens to shut down an entire league.
Water sharing in Indonesia key to smothering transboundary haze
One-size-fits-all agriculture has robbed Indonesia’s peatlands of their moisture. Now the country is working to restore these historic swamps by embracing rather than fighting their boggy nature.
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As Indonesia is on the road to becoming one of the world's biggest economies, we look at challenges facing the country.
The government hopes the much-delayed infrastructure project will promote economic growth.
Opening of seven elevated and six underground stations is seen as crucial to tackling some of world's worst congestion.