Kanupriya Kapoor

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30 Jul 2018 | 10:06 PM

Reuters reporter jailed in Myanmar denies collecting secret documents

YANGON (Reuters) - Kyaw Soe Oo, one of two Reuters journalists accused of obtaining state secrets in Myanmar, told a court on Monday that the information in documents police say were found on his mobile phone was already public.

16 Jul 2018 | 9:23 PM

Myanmar police insisted on meeting, gave documents - Reuters reporter

YANGON (Reuters) - A Reuters reporter accused of obtaining secret state documents in Myanmar told a court on Monday a policeman had called him on the day he was arrested and insisted on a meeting, at which the officer abruptly handed some papers to him and a colleague.

4 Jul 2018 | 6:06 PM

Anti-gay hostility threatens Indonesia's AIDS battle - activists

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Rising government and public hostility towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against AIDS in the world's largest Muslim-majority country, activists and an official said.

28 Jun 2018 | 8:44 PM

Indonesia plans crackdown on condemned cleric's militant network

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's counter-terrorism police plan to arrest more than 100 suspected militants in a bid to prevent retaliatory attacks after a radical cleric linked to Islamic State was sentenced to death, the country's police chief said on Thursday.

26 Jun 2018 | 5:21 PM

Indonesian election season is a gauge of rise of political Islam

JAKARTA (Reuters) - About 100 residents of a gritty commercial district of Indonesia's capital listen intently as a man roars into a microphone: "Are you ready to change our president? Are you ready for new leadership?"

15 May 2018 | 6:04 PM

Indonesian children who joined suicide attacks kept isolated by parents

SURABAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The parents of Indonesian children and young adults who took part in deadly suicide bombings in Surabaya had isolated them within a tightly knit circle of militant Islamists, police said on Tuesday.

14 May 2018 | 11:48 AM

Suicide bomber on motorbike wounds police in Indonesia's Surabaya

SURABAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) - A suicide bomber on a motorbike wounded several Indonesian police outside a police building in Surabaya on Monday, a day after Islamist militants launched suicide attacks on churches in the country's second largest city, police said.

25 Apr 2018 | 5:12 PM

Indonesian president turns to populist policies ahead of tough 2019 election

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Soon after taking office in 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo made a landmark decision to cut subsidies on politically sensitive fuel prices to boost the economy, but a year out from a tough re-election campaign, his reformist zeal may be waning.

24 Apr 2018 | 6:05 PM

Indonesia jails former parliament speaker for 15 years for graft

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian court on Tuesday jailed a former speaker of parliament for 15 years for his role in causing state losses of around $170 million linked to a national electronic identity card scheme.

12 Apr 2018 | 4:28 PM

Indonesia to ensure stability during elections, says president's chief of staff

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A string of Indonesian regional elections this year followed by a presidential and parliamentary vote in 2019 should not deter foreign investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff told Reuters.