192 Million Head to Vote in Indonesia Elections

Following a bitter six-month campaign, over 800,000 polling stations opened across the sprawling nation today as over 192 million registered Indonesian voters across 17,000 islands gear up to cast their ballots.

Whatever Happened to Palestinian Democracy?

Palestine was the earliest and most successful experiment in Arab democracy, long before the advent of the Arab Spring. But with Mahmoud Abbas latching onto power, it's been 12 years since the last nationwide election.