Elections

Indonesian capital votes in test for moderate values

Feb 15, 2017

Voting was underway for governor of the Indonesian capital after a divisive campaign in which the monumental problems facing Jakarta took a backseat to religious intolerance and racial bigotry

Q&A: What's at stake in Indonesian capital's heated election

Feb 14, 2017

Residents of Indonesia's capital are set to vote in an election for governor that has become a battleground in a high-stakes tug-of-war between conservative and moderate forces in the world's most populous Muslim nation

Indonesians at mass prayers urged to vote for Muslims

Feb 11, 2017

Tens of thousands of Indonesians have gathered at the national mosque in the capital for mass prayers urging people to vote for a Muslim governor of the city as the country prepares for regional elections next week

Mass prayers draw thousands as Indonesia readies elections

Feb 11, 2017

Tens of thousands have gathered at the national mosque in Jakarta for mass prayers urging Indonesians to vote for Muslims in city and district elections being held across the country next week

Iran official opts out of Asian election for FIFA position

Feb 2, 2017

Iranian soccer official Ali Kafashian has dropped out of an election to join the FIFA Council, and officials from South Korea and Philippines have entered

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