Joko Widodo leading Indonesia presidential polls
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo was ahead in Indonesia's razor-tight presidential election Wednesday with more than 80 percent of the votes tallied, according to early quick count results. But supporters of his rival, Prabowo Subianto, ...
Germany Delighted, Astonished by Brazil Rout
Germans awoke on Wednesday to discover the 7-1 demolition of Brazil in their World Cup semifinal was not a delightful dream but a scarcely believable reality. The front-page headline in the country's biggest-selling newspaper, Bild, read simply: "7-1.
Controversial Leader Named President of India's BJP
Wall Street Journal
NEW DELHI--India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party named Prime Minister Narendra Modi's close aide, the controversial politician Amit Shah, as the party's next president, cementing Mr. Modi's dominance of politics in India by effectively putting him in control of ...
Obama's warning: 'Right-size' immigration expectations
Just after President Barack Obama had finally soothed frustrated immigrant-rights activists by vowing to use his executive power to patch the immigration system, he issued a plea of his own to the group assembled at the White House. “We need to right-size ...