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Bush tucker on the menu with Australian border patrol unit

THE ENGLISH COMPANY'S ISLANDS, Australia (Reuters) - A group of soldiers start to unload from two inflatable boats after a long, bumpy night-time journey off Australia's northern coast, torches scanning the shoreline for the telltale red eye reflections of saltwater crocodiles.Full story

Former power exec charged with bribery scheme

A former executive of a French power and transportation company was charged Tuesday with participating in a scheme to pay bribes to officials in Indonesia, while another official pleaded guilty in the case. Full story

Indonesia promises not to snoop on foreign leaders: media

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia pledged not to eavesdrop on foreign leaders when it hosts a major summit later this year despite irritation over reports that its own leader was spied on when he was overseas. Full story

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  200 prisoners escape after Indonesian riots

Indonesia’s army has retaken control of a maximum security prison where more than 200 prisoners escaped, including convicted terrorists.

  Malaysia covered in smog from Indonesia's fires

Several countries in Southeast Asia are dealing with heavy smog generated by fires in Indonesia. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Singapore smog eases

Wildfires have caused an air pollution crisis in southeast Asia. The air in smog-choked Singapore improved slightly Saturday, after planes in neighboring Indonesia waterbombed the wildfires that have blanketed the region with thick, choking smoke. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  Emerging Indonesia plantations endanger wild animals

The rapid expansion of palm oil plantations in Indonesia is wiping out the habitats of elephants, tigers and orangutans causing them to enter human areas. ITN’s Tom Clarke reports on one elephant that is being held for ransom by local community members.

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