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Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smuggling

Dec. 13, 2018 3:16 AM EST

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said some of the five foreigners who have been arrested for alleged drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted. Police paraded the citizens of Peru, Britain, China, Malaysia and Germany at a news...

Australian drug smuggler returns to hometown from Bali jail

Nov. 21, 2018 8:14 PM EST

BANGLI, Indonesia (AP) — A teary and largely silent convicted Australian drug mule returned to her hometown on Thursday hours after she was deported from the Indonesian tourist island of Bali where she had served nearly 14 years in prison for smuggling heroin. Renae Lawrence was the only woman among nine...

Baby dies in Bali after US woman allegedly threw it from car

Nov. 21, 2018 4:26 AM EST

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — An American woman allegedly threw her 2-month-old daughter from a moving car on the tourist island of Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle, Indonesian police said Wednesday. South Denpasar police chief Nyoman Wiarajaya told a news conference that...

US emergency directive after Boeing jet crash in Indonesia

Nov. 8, 2018 12:37 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency airworthiness directive on how to handle erroneous data from a sensor that investigators believe malfunctioned on a new Boeing jet that plunged into the sea in Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board. The directive...

Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Nov. 7, 2018 7:42 PM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. That sensor, known as the "angle of attack" sensor, keeps track of...

Lion Air jet's airspeed indicator malfunctioned on 4 flights

Nov. 5, 2018 6:37 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The "black box" data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, investigators said Monday, just hours after distraught relatives of victims confronted the airline's co-founder at a meeting organized by officials....

Data recovered from crashed Lion Air data recorder: official

Nov. 4, 2018 4:56 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air jet's flight recorder as Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended the search at sea for victims and debris. National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chairman Haryo Satmiko told a news conference...

New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash

Nov. 2, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — New details about the crashed Lion Air jet's previous flight cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems, as hundreds of personnel searched the sea for a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane's fuselage. The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8...

Previous flight of crashed Lion Air jet terrified passengers

Oct. 30, 2018 10:02 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Relatives numbed by grief provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia, as accounts emerged Tuesday of problems on the jet's previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. Hundreds of...

Australia's ex-PM warns Jerusalem move would worry Indonesia

Oct. 30, 2018 9:06 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian prime minister has warned the government to expect a negative reaction from Indonesia if Australia follows the United States by shifting its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke to reporters after meeting...