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Kanupriya Kapoor

Sri Lanka attacks likely the work of Islamist militants: experts

Apr 22 2019

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Coordinated Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka bore the hallmarks of militant groups Islamic State or al Qaeda, security experts said on Monday, citing the level of sophistication of the attacks.

Sri Lanka attacks likely the work of Islamist militants: experts

Apr 22 2019

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Coordinated Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka bore the hallmarks of militant groups Islamic State or al Qaeda, security experts said on Monday, citing the level of sophistication of the attacks.

Sri Lanka attacks likely the work of Islamist militants - experts

Apr 22 2019

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Coordinated Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka bore the hallmarks of militant groups Islamic State or al Qaeda, security experts said on Monday, citing the level of sophistication of the attacks.

In Indonesia's election, the winner is Widodo - and Islam

Apr 19 2019

JAKARTA Two months before this week's presidential election in Indonesia, prize-winning novelist Eka Kurniawan declared in an opinion column that "the Islamists have already won".

Indonesians choose president, parliament in world's biggest one-day vote

Apr 16 2019

JAKARTA Indonesians vote in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday, with polling stations opening first in the east of the sprawling equatorial archipelago after a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.

Indonesians to vote in world's biggest single-day election

Apr 14 2019

JAKARTA Tens of millions of Indonesians will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections this week after campaigns focused on the economy, but with political Islam looming ever larger in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

Indonesian former general fires up masses in second run at presidency

Apr 14 2019

JAKARTA At a recent election rally, former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto repeatedly banged his hand on a podium while urging the boisterous crowd to defend the country against foreign interests.

How Indonesia's president has tried to claw back voter support in Muslim heartland

Apr 12 2019

GARUT, Indonesia When Wawan Setiawan, a volunteer for Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign, goes door-to-door in this conservative part of Java, his opening line is: "If you hear he is anti-Islam or a communist, remember, it's all lies."

With holograms and breakdancing, a battle for Indonesia's youth vote

Apr 04 2019

JAKARTA "Mama, just killed a man," sings Indonesian President Joko Widodo during a recent ride in a local YouTube celebrity's car while Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody plays in the background.

Indonesia, Australia sign partnership in bid to boost trade, services

Mar 04 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia and Australia on Monday signed an economic partnership agreement aimed at stepping up trade and investment between them in areas ranging from cattle to education and cars to wheat.

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