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  • Italy beats US and Serena Williams 3-2 in Fed Cup playoff

    Top-ranked Serena Williams fought back from a set down to win her windy singles match over Sara Errani but couldn't produce another victory in the decisive doubles encounter as Italy beat the United States 3-2 Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff.

  • Aston Villa beats Liverpool 2-1 to reach FA Cup final

    Aston Villa came from behind to beat Liverpool 2-1 in the semifinals of the FA Cup on Sunday to clinch a title match next month against Arsenal.

  • 279 Indonesian migrant workers face death penalty abroad

    As many as 279 Indonesia migrant workers overseas face the possibility of execution, 36 of whom are in Saudi Arabia, an official has said.

  • BI forecasts RI current account deficit at 1.6% of GDP

    Bank Indonesia (BI) has said that Indonesia’s trade balance, which recorded a US$2.43 billion surplus in the first three months of 2015, will lead the country’s current account deficit to be lower than expected.

  • Bilateral talks

    Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi (right) talks to her South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration in Jakarta on Sunday. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

  • Bug spray

    A local health agency officer conducts fogging in the Cilandak area of South Jakarta on Sunday. The officer was sent to the area following a report that a resident was suffering from dengue fever, which is transmitted by aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

  • Jaws

    A fisherman dries shark jaws in Sebarang Pebayan, Padang, West Sumatra, on Sunday. The jaws are sold for between Rp 500,000 (US$38.96) to Rp 1 million, depending on the size. (Antara/Iggoy el Fitra)

  • Special delivery

    Nepali porter Milan Rai, 14, makes his way up a rocky path high above the north-eastern town of Namche Bazar to make a delivery to a hotel in a nearby town at a higher elevation on Saturday. Rai said he makes around 3,000 Nepalese rupees (US$30) a month performing the work. Namche Bazar, seen in the background, is a usual stop for trekkers and climbers heading to the upper reaches of the Kumbhu region, home to Mount Everest. (AFP/Roberto Schmidt)

  • Down for the count

    Referee Rafael Ramos (center) calls the fight after Thomas Dulorme (left),is knocked down for the third time in the sixth round of a boxing match against Terence Crawford for the vacant WBO world junior welterweight title on Saturday, in Arlington, Texas, US. Crawford won the fight. (AP/LM Otero)

  • UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system

    Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution, according to the United Nations.

  • Indian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition

    Tens of thousands of flag-waving farmers rallied in India's capital Sunday to protest a government plan to ease rules for obtaining land for industry and development projects.

  • IS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya

    A video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates.

  • UN: 90,000 people have fled IS advance in Iraq's Anbar

    More than 90,000 people have fled the Islamic State group's advance in Iraq's western Anbar province, which has set off fierce fighting in and around the provincial capital Ramadi, a United Nations humanitarian agency said Sunday.

  • Asian-African Conference to discuss substance abuse

    The 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration is set to discuss a number of human and social development issues, including drug and narcotics abuse, one of the most serious problems Indonesia and many other countries face, an official has said.

  • Asia Africa Conference aims to strengthen cooperation among developing countries: Minister

    The Indonesian government will underline the importance of the South-South and Triangular cooperation for developing countries during 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration (AACC) events, a minister has said.

  • NGO praises report on WB’s failed funding projects

    Oxfam’s land advocacy lead Kate Geary said an International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ (ICIJ) report exposing immense human suffering linked to World Bank (WB) funding around the world should finally wake the bank up to the reality of its failures.

  • World leaders begin to arrive for Asia Africa Conference

    Country leaders participating in the Asia Africa Conference 60th Anniversary Commemoration (AACC) events started to arrive in Jakarta on Sunday.  

  • High-level forum to discuss strategies to capitalize on demographic dividend

    A high-level forum jointly hosted by the Indonesian Demographers Association (IPADI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is set to identify strategic ways Indonesia can use to capitalize on its demographic dividend.  

  • RI, Norway agree to enhance cooperation on Afghanistan

    Indonesia and Norway have agreed to enhance their triangular cooperation aimed at boosting development in Afghanistan, a country in South-Central Asia which has been troubled by conflict for decades.

  • Rio Haryanto on podium in GP2 opener

    Indonesian racer Rio Haryanto put on an impressive performance at the Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday where he finished the feature race in second place, after starting from the 12th position on the grid, during the first series of the 2015 GP2 Championship.

  • Foodies get special treatment at culinary event

    Jakarta food lovers may find it hard to leave once they step into the venue of Jakarta Foodies Meet, a culinary event being held in Puri Orchard, Cengkareng, West Jakarta.

  • Joan Jett emotional on induction into Rock Hall

    Joan Jett couldn't keep her rough rocker edge for long.

  • Ringo Starr, Green Day, Bill Withers enter Rock Hall

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas.

  • Gwen Stefani, Usher perform for thousands at Earth Day rally

    A daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday on the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.

  • Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery

    World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk.

  • Runaway Serie A leader Juventus beats 2nd-place Lazio 2-0

    Runaway leader Juventus took another important step towards the Serie A title as it eased to a 2-0 win over second-place Lazio on Saturday.

  • Messi scores 400th goal for Barcelona in 2-0 win vs Valencia

    Lionel Messi set up Luis Suarez's first-minute opener then notched his 400th goal for Barcelona in stoppage time to give the Spanish league leaders a hard-fought 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday.

  • Chelsea easing to EPL title; Arsenal back in FA Cup final

    While rarely ruthless, Chelsea is easing to the English Premier League title. With a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday, Chelsea surged 10 points clear of Arsenal.

  • A walk to remember

    Crowded traffic is seen on Saturday on Asia Afrika road in Bandung, where delegates attending the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference in the West Java capital will conduct the historic walk from the Savoy Homann hotel (on the right) to the Merdeka Building (on the left). 

  • Love of my life

    The Resonanz Music Studio, led by renowned conductor Avip Priatna, presents a concert of hit songs from legendary band Queen in collaboration with Batavia Madrigal Singers, The Resonanz Children Choir, Judika, Lisa Depe, Michelle Siswanto and EKI Dance Company at Taman Ismail Marzuki Theater in Cikini, Central Jakarta, on Saturday.

  • For the love of the game

    Hundreds of Persebaya 1927 supporters stage a protest during the one-day extraordinary congress of the national soccer governing body, PSSI, in Surabaya, East Java, on Saturday. The congress elected La Nyalla chairman for the 2015-2019 term, replacing Djohar Arifin.

  • Fastest

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the first free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, on Friday. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.

  • Mountaineers mourn avalanche dead

    Hundreds of mountaineers and Sherpas in Nepal paid emotional tribute Saturday to 16 of their fellow guides who died in an avalanche on Everest a year ago, suspending climbing for the day.

  • Peaty sets new world record

    Britain’s Adam Peaty set a new men’s 100 meters breaststroke world record with a time of 57.92 seconds at the London Aquatic Centre on Friday.

  • Sean draws with Irine at Japfa chess

    After his stunning win in the opening round, Sean Winshand Cuhendi has yet to add a full point to his collection, leaving him with 3 points from five rounds at the ongoing Japfa Grandmaster tournament.

  • US-Philippines wargames to start

    Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers on Monday will kick off expanded wargames, showcasing a deepening defence alliance as alarm bells ring over China.

  • Boy William: A sweet & multi-talented star

    Actor-presenter William “Boy” Hartanto is a sweet, charming and multi-talented star with a bright future ahead.

  • Chasing the moon in the Big Durian

    Remaking a movie can be tricky, especially if the original version was popular, as an audience tends to compare one with the other.

  • Putting it briefly: Sean draws with Irine at Japfa chess

    After his stunning win in the opening round, Sean Winshand Cuhendi has yet to add a full point to his collection, leaving him with 3 points from five rounds at the ongoing Japfa Grandmaster tournament.

  • View point: From ‘Johnny English’ to forgetful old guards

    The famed M16 spy Johnny English, better known as Mr. Bean, foiled an attempt of a wily Frenchman aiming to take over Britain — to turn it into a highly lucrative penal colony, catering to countries which would gladly be freed of the hassle of taking care of prisoners.

  • Establishing the Indonesian revenue authority

    More than two decades ago, Glenn P. Jenkins wrote an article on the importance of modernizing tax administration. He highlighted that a critical impediment to transforming the tax administration of numerous countries was that revenue authorities had traditionally been part of the general civil service.

  • The world of extreme tech-addicts has a new leader

    A nosy co-worker read my screen over my shoulder and was shocked that I had 12,141 unread emails. I told him: “The intelligence agencies read our emails these days. Why duplicate the work?”

  • The week in review: Sparing police’s blushes

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo wasn’t the only one sighing in relief after Gen. Badrodin Haiti assumed the National Police’s chief post on Friday. Everybody seemed happy about Badrodin filling the job after three months of uncertainty following the honorary dismissal of then police chief Gen. Sutarman in January.