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    In Indonesia, lab workers are arrested and accused of reusing nasal swabs in thousands of coronavirus tests.

    The authorities arrested five people and said they were investigating whether any people were infected with the coronavirus as a result of the contaminated tests given at an airport testing site.

    Indonesia Bus Plummets Into Ravine, Killing 26

    The bus was carrying a group of Islamic junior high school students and their parents to a pilgrimage site.

    Indonesia Crash Thwarts Push to Rehabilitate Country’s Airlines

    The loss of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 on Saturday was a grim start to the year in a sprawling archipelago nation where barely a year goes by without an air disaster.

    Indonesia Disbands Radical Islamic Group Over Charges of ‘Terrorism’

    The government dissolved the Islamic Defenders Front over charges that its members committed acts of violence. Its leader is already under arrest.
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