Suicide bomber attacks Solo police station

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A suicide bomber on a motorcycle attacked a police station in the small Indonesian city of Solo on Tuesday, killing himself and wounding a police officer, a police spokesman said. Shortly after the attack, President Joko Widodo, who is from Solo and a former mayor of the town, ordered police to arrest […]

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Bali terror attack plan

AUSTRALIANS have been warned that terrorists might be in the “advanced stages of preparing attacks” in Indonesia and travellers are urged to take precautions, just days after a similar warning about neighbouring Malaysia. “Recent indications suggest that terrorists may be in the advanced stages of preparing attacks in Indonesia,” the Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

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Jakarta attack : Bali security beefed up

Security across Bali has been increased after a threatening letter was sent to a government office less than a week after the deadly terror attack in Jakarta. The letter was sent to Buleleng in Bali’s north and warned the holiday island could be the next target, threatening attacks in Denpasar and Singaraja. Indonesian police said […]

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Jakarta bombing mastermind “IT expert”

National Police spokesperson Insp.Gen. Anton Charliyan said on Sunday that Bahrun Naim, aka Singgih Tamtomo, aka Abu Rayan, the alleged orchestrator of suicide bombings and gun attacks in Central Jakarta on Thursday, which left eight people dead, was an information and technology (IT) expert. Anton said Bahrun made use of his technological expertise to recruit […]

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Terror in Paris : What we know so far

Investigations into the series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris are moving forward, with people taken into custody and two of the gun-wielding suicide bombers identified. French President Francois Hollande has blamed the Islamic extremist group ISIS for the wave of violence Friday that put parts of Paris under siege. […]

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