Jakarta’s Christian governor handed two-year prison sentence over blasphemy

Jakarta’s Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.

Jakarta’s Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.

Jakarta’s Christian governor faces defeat in divisive run-off election

Jakarta’s Christian governor looked set to lose to a former government minister in a divisive run-off election on Wednesday, after a campaign that cracked open ugly religious and racial divides in the world’s most populous Muslim nation.

Jakarta's Christian governor looked set to lose to a former government minister in a divisive run-off election on Wednesday, after a campaign that cracked open ugly religious and racial divides in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

Deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Aceh province

At least 25 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Wednesday, local officials said.

At least 25 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, local officials said.