Indonesian President Susilo Yudhoyono met with political leaders in Berlin to kick off his official visit to Germany. Tourism is at the top of the agenda, but discussions may extend to issues such as the sale of tanks.
Religious conservatives in Indonesia have managed to increase their influence over the past couple of years, when someone who is considered to be liberal and a modernizer - Joko Widodo - has been in office as president.
The blasphemy ruling against Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok is an alarming signal for Indonesia, as it shows how far radical Islamist positions have infiltrated the nation's politics, says DW's Thomas Latschan.
China's CO2 emissions decreased steadily from 2014 to 2016, a new study finds. Great news, right? Well, sort of. According to the researchers, the trend could be permanent. But it's not time to celebrate yet.
Unofficial polls indicate the election for a new governor in Jakarta will go to a second round. A blasphemy trial facing incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or 'Ahok' has overshadowed the campaign.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version