Wreckage found in hunt for lost Indonesian submarine: Search teams discover items from sunken vessel

Wreckage has been found in the hunt for the lost Indonesian submarine with 53 crew members after search teams discovered items from the sunken vessel, said the country’s navy. Rescuers found several items including parts of a torpedo straightener, a grease bottle believed to be used to oil the periscope and prayer rugs from the … Read more

Fears grow for crew of Indonesian submarine as oxygen supplies onboard would now have run out

More than 50 sailors aboard a missing Indonesian Navy submarine lost in the Bali Sea are feared dead as the vessel is believed to have run out of oxygen. Rescue teams had been battling against time today to find the 44-year-old KRI Nanggala-402 which vanished on Wednesday as it prepared to conduct a torpedo drill. … Read more

Missing Indonesian submarine has few hours of oxygen left as rescue teams hone in on radar contact

Oxygen reserves on a missing Indonesian submarine have just hours left before running out as officials from the country desperately hone in on a signal received from an unidentified object today. The ramped-up hunt comes as Australia and the United States are set to join the search off the coast of Bali where the sub … Read more

Indonesia asks Australia for help to find missing military submarine with 53 people on board

Australia has been enlisted by Indonesia to help in the desperate search for a missing military submarine with 53 people on board. The German-made KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters about 96 kilometres north of the island of Bali on Wednesday, but failed to relay the results as expected, a navy spokesman said.  … Read more

Fears missing Indonesian Navy submarine with 53 sailors on board sank on military exercise

Indonesian Navy submarine goes missing with 53 sailors on board amid fears it sank to the bottom of a 2,300ft trough during torpedo drill off Bali The submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters 60 miles north of the island of Bali on WednesdayBut the vessel, with 53 people on board, failed … Read more

Sour grapes: Indonesian man who conned wine collectors out of millions is deported from the US

An Indonesian man who conned collectors out of millions by selling cheap wine that he rebottled in his kitchen in a scheme that featured in the ‘Sour Grapes’ Netflix documentary has been deported from the US.     Rudy Kurniawan, 44, was deported to his native Indonesia last week, U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday. He left on a commercial … Read more

At least eight people are dead as powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Java island

At least eight people are dead and hundreds of buildings damaged as powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia’s southern Java island At least eight people were killed and three more seriously injured in a magnitude-5.9 quake that struck off Indonesia’s Java island on SaturdayMore than 1,180 buildings were damaged and some homes were completely flattened, … Read more

‘Veiled female ISIS terrorist’ is shot during gunfight in Indonesia’s national police headquarters 

Veiled ‘female ISIS terrorist’ is shot dead during gunfight in Indonesia’s police headquarters days after newlywed fanatics blew themselves up in cathedral suicide attack A woman wearing a blue veil has been shot by police in Jakarta, Indonesia todayPolice said the woman believed in Islamic State ideology and was a ‘lone wolf’She had shared a … Read more

Two suicide bombers with allegiances to Islamic State blow themselves up outside Indonesian church

Two suicide bombers believed to be members of a militant network with Islamic State allegiances have blown themselves up outside a church packed with Palm Sunday Mass parishioners in Indonesia. At least 20 church parishioners and security guards were injured in the blast outside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar on the island … Read more