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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia mulls ending direct elections for local leaders

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:26am by Reuters

    ... leader Suharto in 1998. This year's presidential election took place without any major violence or military intervention. That contrasts with neighbouring Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's constitutional court backs Widodo as Prabowo Subianto's supporters stage protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AGENCIES

    ... dispersed. About 50,000 police and military personnel were on standby around the capital in case of more violence, authorities said. Some businesses and schools closed early. Political rallies in Jakarta have been peaceful since the hearing began two weeks ago. A spokesman for Prabowo urged supporters to refrain from violence. "We will respect the court's decision because ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... against extremism. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the scale of the slaughter wrought by the extremists in overrunning large swathes of Iraq and Syria and the level of violence being used ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian president urges calm as official election results tallied

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 11:17pm by Reuters

    ... There were no reports of any major violence. Around 250,000 police officers stood on standby, authorities said. Prabowo has criticised his rival for declaring victory based on quick counts of actual ... Asia's biggest economy, was swept by violence that killed hundreds when strongman ruler Suharto was ousted in 1998 after 31 years in power. It has since made a slow transition to full democracy, ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Widodo wins Indonesian presidency, but doubts remain as rival vows supporters 'will not remain silent'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:00pm by Agencies and Kristine Kwok

    ... withdraw from the ongoing process," Prabowo said before the results were announced. But he urged his supporters not to use violence in fighting for their cause. It was not clear what ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Constitutional battle looms as both poll rivals claim victory in Indonesia

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:52am by Reuters

    ... Commission had decided the winner. He was prevented by the constitution from seeking re-election. There were no reports of any major violence. About 250,000 police officers were on standby across ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor, Ahok, a break with the past

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by Amy Chew

    ... Chinese were the target of mob violence when riots erupted across the country. "With the advance of democracy, we have become less conscious of our differences. So the presence of Ahok ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Fears of fraud as Indonesia awaits presidential election results

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... of the inauguration of a new president in October. The worst-case scenario following a decision by the commission or court is violence breaking out. The country was plagued by unrest during its transition ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Three including 18-month-old toddler shot dead in Indonesia’s Aceh ahead of elections

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Banda Aceh, Indonesia Gunmen riding a motorcycle have shot dead three people including a toddler in Indonesia’s Aceh, police said on Tuesday, the latest violence ... 9 polls. The violence highlighted that security remains fragile in Aceh, on the northernmost tip of Sumatra island, almost a decade after a peace deal ended a 30-year separatist insurgency ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia jails 14 Rohingya asylum seekers for deadly brawl

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 02:29pm by Associated Press in Medan

    ... Muslim cleric and a fisherman got into a heated debate about sectarian violence that had erupted a few weeks earlier in central Myanmar. However, prosecutors told the court that the Rohingya were angered when a female asylum seeker was sexually harassed by the fishermen. Lawyers for the 14 Rohingya said they were also considering filing an appeal. “They had not planned the violence,” said ...




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