This week's bloody violence is putting pressure on lawmakers to pass a stalled security law that would give police more power to take pre-emptive action against people suspected of planning terror attacks.
One of the dead men had a suspected bomb strapped to his body, the report said.
Three of the men were shot and killed by police.
But on Sunday, a family of six - including girls aged nine and 12 - staged suicide bombings of three churches during morning services in Surabaya, killing 13. All three incidents involved the children of the three families, who knew each other and studied the Quran together, police said Tuesday.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for both attacks. Two police officers and one local journalist were also injured in the attack.
HTC to make blockchain-powered phone called the Exodus
HTC is also considering accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment for the phone , although its price is still to be decided. HTC has announced that it is now working on a new Android device that will be powered, in part, by blockchain technology .
Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' found in hidden diary pages
Announcing their discovery on Tuesday, the Anne Frank Foundation believes the text helped the teenager express her sexuality. The young Jew, then aged 13, and her family had only been in hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam for two months.
1 killed, 2 injured in Aliso Viejo office building explosion
Authorities had not found an explosive device Tuesday night but were searching through debris that was left after the blast. He explained that authorities were being extra cautious because they "don't see explosions in commercial buildings" often.
Japan GDP On Tap For Wednesday
The GDP deflator fell 0.2% on year, defying forecasts for a gain of 0.3% following the flat reading in the previous three months. However, there are concerns that trade friction with the USA could affect demand for exports.