Indonesia's likely loser in presidential race tries to delay result


JAKARTA - The likely loser in Indonesia's presidential race made a last-gasp attempt to delay the announcement of the official election results on Tuesday, expected to declare Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo as the nation's next leader.

Indonesia to declare winner of hotly contested presidential election

JAKARTA - Indonesian election officials were expected on Tuesday to officially declare Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo the winner of a hotly contested presidential election in which his rival has alleged mass cheating.

World, 21 Jul 2014

Indonesian leader urges presidential election loser to concede

JAKARTA - Indonesia's outgoing leader on Monday came within a whisker of telling retired general Prabowo Subianto to admit defeat so that the country's most bitterly fought leadership contest could be resolved. | Video

World, 21 Jul 2014

Likely loser in Indonesia presidential election says won't accept result yet

JAKARTA - The Indonesian ex-general widely thought to have narrowly lost this month's bitterly contested presidential election will not accept the official result until allegations of cheating are investigated, one of his top aides said on Sunday.

World, 20 Jul 2014

Indonesia's Jokowi leads with 80 percent of votes counted: private group

JAKARTA - Jakarta's populist governor looks set to become Indonesia's next president, according to a private tally of eighty percent of the votes cast, as his rival lashed out at critics, including the capital's biggest English-language newspaper.

World, 16 Jul 2014

Anticipating a Jokowi win in Indonesia, rivals consider switching sides

JAKARTA - Indonesia's likely next leader Joko "Jokowi" Widodo may find a friendlier parliament to help push through a reform agenda in Southeast Asia's largest economy, as several members of the second-largest party consider joining his camp.

World, 15 Jul 2014

In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

JAKARTA - Indonesia's young democracy faces its biggest challenge since emerging from decades of autocratic rule 16 years ago after both candidates claimed victory in last week's presidential election.

World, 12 Jul 2014

Likely new Indonesian leader warns against tampering with vote

JAKARTA - Indonesia's likely next president, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, warned on Thursday against tampering with ballots ahead of a final count of votes from a disputed election. | Video

World, 10 Jul 2014

Both candidates in Indonesia election claim victory; Jokowi ahead in more counts

JAKARTA - Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday, suggesting there could be a drawn out constitutional battle to decide who will next lead the world's third-largest democracy. | Video

World, 09 Jul 2014

Factbox: Indonesians elect a president

- Indonesia's third direct presidential election kicked off on Wednesday. The race to lead Southeast Asia's biggest economy is closely contested by ex-general Prabowo Subianto and Jakarta governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

World, 09 Jul 2014

Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

DONETSK Ukraine - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts. | Video