Indonesia President Joko’s Papua visit sparks fresh hope in hostage saga of NZ pilot

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo will visit the far-eastern province of Papua this week after flagging his government is working to secure the release of a New Zealand pilot detained for five months. Philip Mark

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Indonesia recovers bodies of 4 troops killed in Papua clash

Indonesian security forces recovered the bodies of four government soldiers who were killed in a separatist attack while searching for a New Zealand pilot taken hostage by the rebels in Indonesia’s restive Papua

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Gunmen attack Indonesian troops deployed to rescue NZ pilot

Separatist gunmen attacked Indonesian army troops who were deployed to rescue a New Zealand pilot taken hostage by the rebels in Indonesia’s restive Papua province, leaving at least six dead and about 30 missing,

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Papuan rebels holding NZ pilot prepared to drop key demand

Separatist rebels in Indonesia’s Papua region who are holding a New Zealand pilot hostage are prepared to drop a demand that Jakarta recognise the independence of the area before they could consider freeing him, a

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Indonesia vows restraint as troops surround rebels holding NZ pilot

Security forces in Indonesia’s restive Papua region have surrounded separatists holding captive a New Zealand pilot, but will exercise restraint while negotiations for his release continue, a top security official

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