A Balinese man dances on the fire during the “Mesabatan Api” ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Mesabatan Api is held annually a day before the Nyepi Day of Silence, as it symbolizes the purification of universe and human body through fire. Nyepi is a Hindu celebration observed every New Year according to the Balinese calendar. The national holiday is one of self-reflection and meditation and activities such as working, watching television or traveling are restricted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Indonesian children jump into the water from a docked tugboat across from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java.
A driver pushes his Baja vehicle through flood waters outside the Presidential Palace, after heavy seasonal rains flooded parts of Jakarta, Indonesia.
A customer browses through used items at a flea market on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian officers move the flight data recorder during the recovery mission at Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo, Indonesia.
Two foreign flagged fishing boats registered in Papua New Guinea are destroyed by the Indonesian Navy after they were seized earlier for supposedly illegal fishing off the coast of Ambon, Maluku.
A youth performs a somersault while swimming with friends during sunset on Cora Eva beach in Dobo, Aru Islands, Indonesia on Wednesday
Students perform a skit outside the presidential palace in Jakarta during a protest against the fuel price rises. Indonesian president Joko Widodo announced a sharp increase in fuel prices on Monday, saying costly government subsidies would be better spent on infrastructure and development
Indonesian maritime and fisheries minister Susi Pudjiastuti, centre, adjusts her sunglasses as she prepares for a photo session after the inauguration ceremony for the newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesians celebrate the inauguration of President Joko Widodo in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia on Monday.
A ragpicker looks for recyclable items on a pile of garbage at a landfill in Depok on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia
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A woman walks on a road covered with ash following a further eruption of the Mount Sinabung on Monday in Berastagi, Karo district, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Scorching lava and giant ash clouds spew out as Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, as seen from Karo district in Sumatra island, Indonesia
The Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island in Indonesia erupts on Wednesday, following an eruption on Sunday.
Indonesian Apache helicopters fly in formation over warships during celebrations of the 69th anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia on Tuesday
A jockey spurs the buffalos as they race during Barapan Kebo or buffalo races as part of the Moyo festival in Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The traditional Buffalo races, known as Barapan Kebo, are held by Samawa tribes in muddy rice fields to celebrate and provide entertainment ahead of the annual planting season. Jockeys secure themselves on a wooden structure attached to the buffalo, and maneuver across the mud in a race to the finish line. The jockeys weild long sticks, in a similar style to jousting, and direct them towards targets called ‘Saka’.
Mount Slamet spews lava and gas during its eruption as seen from Pandansari village in Brebes, Central Java, Indonesia
An Indonesian scavenger collects items from a garbage dump in Denpasar on the resort island of Bali on Tuesday
Smoke rises as lava flows from the crater of Mount Slamet volcano, as seen before dawn from Brebes town in Indonesia‘s Central Java province on Friday