Widodo wins Indonesian presidential electionJoko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta in Indonesia, has won the country’s presidential race with 53 percent of the vote, election officials said on Tuesday.
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57 000 little problemsINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 10.07.14: International papers focus on tensions in the Middle East, elections in Indonesia and illegal immigration in the United States.
Both candidates say they won Indonesian presidential electionBoth sides claimed victory Wednesday in Indonesia's tightest and most divisive presidential election since the end of authoritarian rule, as unofficial tallies showed Jakarta...
Scores feared drowned as migrant boat sinks off Malaysia coastSixty-six people are feared drowned after a boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants sank off Malaysia’s west coast early on Wednesday, a maritime official said.
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Pakistani 9-month old charged with attempted murderINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 09.04.14: International papers focus on unrest in Ukraine saying history could repeat itself. Also giant elections are being held in Indonesia and Indi...
Volcano eruption sparks mass evacuation in IndonesiaOne of the most dangerous volcanoes on the heavily populated Indonesian island of Java erupted late on Thursday, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes as...
Frenchman freed on parole after 14 years in Indonesian jailA French national jailed in Indonesia for drug trafficking was released on parole Monday more than 14 years after he was caught smuggling hashish into the resort island of Bali, hi...
Banda Aceh: Reborn after the tsunamiThe devastating tsunami of December 2004 left Banda Aceh a wasteland, a hellish landscape of debris. Tens of thousands of people lost their lives. But fast-forward nine years and t...
Indonesia: Meet the women who enforce Sharia LawOur reporters take to the road with a Sharia Law patrol unit in the Indonesian city of Bande Aceh. And there's not a man among them! One year on after the tragic gang-rape in...
WTO agrees global trade deal worth $1tnA deal to boost global trade was approved on Saturday by the World Trade Organization's 159 member economies for the first time in nearly two decades. The deal, struck on the...
Hugs for YouTube in Pakistan, no more dancing monkeys in Jakarta, and moreThis show is made up entirely of amateur images. We've seen time and time again how images captured by ordinary citizens then uploaded onto the Web can change history, or at l...
Indonesia suspends ties with Australia over spy claimsIndonesia’s president said Wednesday he was freezing military and intelligence cooperation with Australia over media reports that Canberra tried to spy on his wife. The reports cit...