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Islamic parties bounce back in Muslim-majority Indonesia

Islamic parties bounce back in Muslim-majority Indonesia

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Muslim parties enjoyed a surprise jump in support at legislative elections this week, but analysts put it more down to anger with a corrupt ruling party than the… Read more »

Muslim Vote Could Impact Outcome in Indian Elections

Muslim Vote Could Impact Outcome in Indian Elections

NEW DELHI: As India’s multi-phase election continues, the country’s Muslim minority could have a significant impact on the outcome of the vote in the biggest democratic election in world history…. Read more »

Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Big, Thinks Bigger

Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Big, Thinks Bigger

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) drubbed its secular rivals in local elections over the weekend, vindicating him from charges of corruption and giving him a… Read more »

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif to contest Lok Sabha polls on Congress ticket

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif to contest Lok Sabha polls on Congress ticket

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif will contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh’s Phulpur constituency on a Congress ticket. The Phulpur constituency comprises one of the 80 parliamentary… Read more »