More than 16,000 scared residents have fled an unrest-hit city in Indonesia’s Papua.
Indonesian President Widodo has opened the door to holding talks with separatists.
At least 26 people have been killed in fresh unrest in Indonesia’s restive Papua region.
Indonesian security forces were battling on Monday to restore order in a town in the easternmost province of Papua, a police spokesman said, following media reports of buildings set ablaze and gunfire amid fresh demonstrations by protesters.
Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua, which had been rocked by protests for two weeks, the state news agency Antara reported on Monday.
Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts.
Rallies erupt in more Papua towns, with protesters setting fire to a market.
An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Papua province, Indonesia.
Over 60 Indonesians are dead from drinking illegal homemade alcohol.
Boaz Solossa, Indonesia’s football captain, is known for his quick turn of pace and sharp instincts – as well as his eye for goal.