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Global Politics

Out on patrol with Aceh's Sharia police

In Indonesia the conservative province of Aceh recently passed a law that imposes death by stoning on Muslim adulterers. In some places, women are banned from wearing tight pants. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani recently spent some time with the Sharia police.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Usef Arefin of the BBC's Indonesia Service about confusion that's arisen over the Kiblah, the direction that Muslims face when they pray.