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A peaceful transfer of power in Indonesia would buck a worrying trend in a region marred by flawed elections and military meddling.
Want to know what has troubled the Malaysian judiciary all these years? Why it is the butt of jokes and why it has as much credibility as Datuk Ibrahim Ali? This is a man who shades the truth: who spews half-baked nonsense and tries to dress it up as fact.
Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.
CHRIS UHLMANN: Australia and Indonesia have a growing business relationship, and some close observers are wondering if the election result will strengthen or weaken those ties.
Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.
Taiwan's Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih was quoted by the government's Central News Agency as saying another 11 people were injured after the plane crashed and caught fire while making a second landing attempt.
As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.
Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo waves with his running mate Jusuf Kalla after delivering his victory address aboard a traditional commercial boat in Jakarta's port district of Sunda Kelapa on July 22, 2014 as the General Elections Commission declared Widodo the winner of the presidential elections.
Court hearings began Tuesday in Hua Hin on the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on a southern train by a former state railway bed-maker and his alleged accomplice.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's main opposition party struck a deal Tuesday with strongman premier Hun Sen to end its year-long boycott of parliament triggered by a disputed election.
Joko Widodo will be named Indonesia's president-elect after his rival dramatically quit the race, claiming "massive and systematic cheating".
The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)
The numbers were released shortly after his opponent, former general Prabowo Subianto, declared he was withdrawing from the contest, saying there was massive fraud during the election and that it was unfair and undemocratic.
Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.
The family of freelance Estonian model Regina Soosalu does not want fundraising for her funeral after her boyfriend's family agreed to bear all expenses.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:14 am
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