EXECUTIONS TAKE PLACE IN INDONESIASix prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been executed.
All faced the firing squad, including five foreigners from Brazil, the Netherlands, Vietnam,Malawi and Nigeria.
Five were executed on Nusakambangan Island, off the southern coast of Java.
The sixth was executed in Boyolali district in central Java.
These are the first executions to take place in Indonesia under new President Joko Widodo who is taking a hard-line approach to drug offenders.
Australian Myuran Sukumaran is on death row, is due to face the firing squad after having his plea for clemency rejected.
Fellow Bali Nine member Andrew Chan is yet to have his last ditch plea formally rejected.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged President Widodo to show mercy to the pair.