Joko Widodo swept into power promising to change Indonesia – but the journey hasn’t been smooth.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Separatists took control of the government’s temporary capital Aden in August last year Separatists in southern Yemen have declared self-rule, breaking a peace deal signed in November with the internationally recognised government. The Aden-based Southern Transitional Council (STC) declared a state of emergency, saying it would govern the port city […]
Image copyright AP Image caption The US employee allegedly had contacts with two Chinese intelligence agents A veteran US state department employee with access to sensitive information has been accused of concealing her contacts with Chinese intelligence agents, the justice department says. A criminal complaint said 60-year-old Candace Marie Claiborne received tens of thousands of […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption A sign reads: “We do not tolerate nor accept drug cartels in our territory” at a checkpoint in Mexico More than 60,000 people have disappeared in Mexico since the start of the country’s war on drugs in 2006, according to authorities. The number is far higher than previous estimates of […]