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Plot to ‘burn Chinese shops’ in Jakarta would have used real bombs, Indonesian police say

A series of bombs that two Indonesian men were assembling to “burn Chinese shops” in Jakarta were not filled with petrol as previously thought, but were instead explosive devices with gunpowder and nails, police have said, as they accused a university lecturer of financing the plot. The academic, from the Bogor Institute of Agriculture, was […]

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IS-linked group behind Medan attack plans to form own country, Indonesian police say

The group of suspected terrorists allegedly behind the recent suicide bombing in Medan, North Sumatra, planned on establishing their own country, according to the police. North Sumatra Police chief Insp. Gen. Agus Andrianto said the group ─ part of the Islamic State (IS) group-linked homegrown terror network Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) ─ comprised mostly young […]