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Sharia law is once again in the headlines as parties debate its merits and the need for secularism.
At least 11 students have died while another 10 are missing after a flash flood inundated a school building in North Sumatra, on Friday afternoon.
As the emergency response period for recent earthquakes comes to an end, survivors continue to struggle with daily needs as they remain displaced from their homes.
Hundreds of infrastructure projects have been getting off the ground in countries included in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, but challenges remain.