Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo has announced the national capital will move from Jakarta, on the island of Java, to the province of East Kalimantan, on Borneo.
- Borneo is the third-largest island in the world and the largest in Asia. The island is politically divided among three countries: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.
- Kalimantan is the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo. It comprises 73% of the island’s area.
Taliban fighters have attacked the strategic northern Afghan city of Kunduz, setting off a major battle with security forces.