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By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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NOT A MUSLIM BAN: Detailing the Trump immigration plan

The first weekend of President Trump’s immigration plans turned into a debacle as airports were placed of chaos as agents didn’t fully understand how to implement the President’s Executive Order More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Why do people visit Bali so frequently?

Indonesia is a country that is made up of a collection of thousands of islands. This country is well known the world over for its island paradises. One of these is known as Bali. Featuring white sands and lush green More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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8 of the Most Beautiful Temples in the World

Temples are surreal and artistic. They have a sense of peace and serenity in them that’s divine and out of this world. The architecture is always one of a kind and there are many facts behind every temple. Not More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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The ‘religious harmony law’ forces over 1,000 churches in Indonesia to close

Indonesia’s “religious harmony” law has closed more than 1,000 Christian churches in the country. Indonesia passed the law in 2006 and requires religious minority groups to have 60 signatures of approval More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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What do Edward Snowden and Barack Obama have in common?

Not much. One is a wanted whistleblower who exposed some of the things the National Security Agency (NSA) has been doing, while the other oversees said agency that collects gazillions of pieces of metadata and other More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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ISIS to use HIV infected terrorists in ‘AIDS bombing’

The headlines are shocking as Islamic State militants who have been infected with HIV after intercourse with sex slaves are going to be purged from the group’s ranks by using them as suicide bombers with the More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Nigerian man Uzoma Elele Alpha avoids death penalty, gets life in prison for possession of meth, pot

A Nigerian man was sentenced to life in prison for the possession of meth and marijuana, avoiding the usual death penalty by firing squad assigned for such drug crimes. Uzoma Elele Alpha, 33, was sentenced by More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Indonesia police confess they are scared to face Muslim extremists, Islamic hardliners

Like Islamic State, the Muslim hardliners Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) are now creating a major problem for Indonesian police, who  are reluctant to crack down on hate speech, because there are no “rewards” More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Michael W Smith releases ‘Sky Spills Over’ music video

“Sky Spills Over,” the latest music video and radio single from GRAMMY ® Award Winner Michael W. Smith, debuted to viral backing from WAYFm.com, FOX News and Guideposts.org.  “Sky Spills Over” has climbed More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Uncovered Atrocities: Korean Comfort Women

Like a wound that keeps festering, the “Korean comfort women “is an issue that refuses to die down and seek closure. Yet, more than two decades ago, its Indonesian and Philippine counterparts had reached a resolution More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Indonesia man arrested for smuggling rare birds in water bottles

Indonesian police have arrested a wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare live birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The man, 37, was arrested More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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AirAsia light QZ8501: Indonesia’s navy official ’40 bodies’ recovered in debris zone

Rescue teams pulled bodies and debris from the Java Sea on Tuesday as Indonesia officials said they were “95 percent sure” they had found the AirAsia passenger jet that disappeared with 162 people More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Nat Geo to remember 10 year anniversary of tsunami with specials

Ten years ago, on December 26, 2004, a tsunami devastated 14 countries and took a quarter of a million lives — the deadliest recorded tsunami in history. Experts had no idea the area was at risk, and innocent More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Basuki Tjahaja Purnama first Christian governor in Indonesia in 50 years, Muslims outraged

A Christian has been sworn in as governor of Indonesia’s capital for the first time in in 50 years despite protests from Islamic hardliners who insist the job should be reserved for a Muslim. Basuki Tjahaja More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Indonesia Muslims flood to ‘Sex Mountain’ to fulfill out of wedlock ‘blessing’

An ancient legend is prompting Muslims to travel to a holy site in Indonesia to have sex in an effort to receive good fortune. Government officials are ignoring the violation of Sharia Law and instead are charging More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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ISIS in Indonesia, Chep Hernawan says he’s the leader of their Islamic State chapter

Indonesia may be the next hotbed for Islamic State extremism as police detained a man claiming to be the leader of the Indonesian chapter of Sunni militants. Police say they are unable to charge him with a crime More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Islamic State, terorrist gear available online: t-shirts, hoodies, figures

The Sunni Muslim terrorist group, Islamic State,  now has merchandise including t-shirts, hoodies and hats. The items went on sale through Facebook as an Indonesia company offers a wide array of items, also promoting More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Indonesia’s Soldatenkaffee reopens as owner ‘broadens’ theme (VIDEO)

The Soldier’s Cafe, or Soldatenkaffee, the Nazi-themed restaurant in Indonesia’s West Java city of Bandung has reopened after a one year closure.  Owner, Henry Mulyana, in an effort to broaden the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Indonesia reports second human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The virus was More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Vimeo banned in Indonesia amid claims of pornographic content

The video sharing site, Vimeo, has become the latest online casualty Monday as Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information, Tifatul Sembiring, said the site hosted “pornographic” content. Public More...

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