'Victory is for all Indonesia'

Jokowi Widodo's victory in the presidential elections bodes well for Indonesia's democratic future.

by Zarina Banu


Egypt defends judicial system

Deputy UN ambassador defends judiciary in face of international outrage over sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists.


Post-Soviet referenda: The dream of idealists

Can the international community apply a blanket policy supporting the territorial integrity of all states?

by Vartan Oskanian

Science & Technology

The 9/11 decade: global reflections

People around the world reflect on the effects of the September 11, 2001, attacks in interviews with Al Jazeera.


Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 2

Is it fair for the US to expect unconditional obedience from Russia against its own national interests?

by Sergei Khrushchev

US & Canada

Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1

In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.

by Sergei Khrushchev

US & Canada

What do Israel and Australia have in common?

Australia's crimes during its colonial history resemble those of Israel.

by Vacy Vlazna

Al Jazeera Correspondent

A brutal retreat

When an Indonesian army battalion left a trail of death in East Timor, it had lasting repercussions for Step Vaessen.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

How my murdered friend became my story

Step Vaessen moved to idyllic Indonesia in 1997, where two years later she lost a close friend in a brutal massacre.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Trail of murder: Indonesia's bloody retreat

How the murder of a journalist in East Timor in 1999 impacted the life and work of Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen.


Spying rocks Indonesia-Australia relations

Indonesia has officially downgraded the relationship, after Australia refused to apologise for espionage.


Indonesia freezes ties with Australia

Areas like people-smuggling, defence drills and intelligence sharing to be affected by reaction to phone-tapping.

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Prabowo Subianto: 'The people are fed up'

The Indonesian presidential candidate talks about his concerns, ambitions and plans for the future of his country.