Indonesia's top location for new tourism investments was rocked by the recent tsunami. Many say the government should focus more on infrastructure to protect against disasters.
With only 30 to 80 remaining around the world, the death of a 25-year-old female Sumatran rhino means the animal has become extinct in Malaysia. Decades of poaching had left the animals critically endangered.
Indonesian police have arrested at least 43 suspected militants in relation to an attack on a police station last week. A suicide bomber with alleged links to "Islamic State" killed himself and wounded six others.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded on Thursday off the coast of an Indonesian island, with a short-range tsunami warning briefly issued in response. Its epicenter was more than 100 kilometers offshore.
Multiple officers were injured in an explosion outside the police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan. The blast is suspected to be a suicide bombing.
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