Wearing a knee-length dress is so common many may be surprised a photo of a young woman wearing one has sparked local outrage and global curiosity.
It is not just the clinical detail of the brutality of American agents that makes the US Senate report on the CIA's torture shocking, it is how chaotic and in the end, pointless, the entire program proved to be.
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Fierce rivalry between Chinese civilian, paramilitary and military agencies has created a “genuine risk” of conflict in the South China Sea, says a new report.
Antony De Malmanche could face the firing squad as Bali police say his phone records and text message clearly mention the package he was to carry to Jakarta.
Police and military brass in Indonesia have begun distancing themselves from blame for the shooting deaths of five young West Papuan civilians in the highlands region of Paniai.
The CIA used much more brutal methods of interrogation on terrorism suspects than previously disclosed, according to a US Senate report.
Jakarta has agreed to investigate the killing of up to five civilians by security forces in West Papua on Monday, rights advocate says.
Countries will be asked to decarbonise their economies by 2050 under a proposal presented at climate change talks in Lima.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has definitively ruled out issuing pardons for any drug convicts on death row.