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Rafiq A. Tschannen

Rafiq A. Tschannen is a Swiss national. He converted to Islam and joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the age of 16 after reading the German translation of the Holy Qur'an. He worked in 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, first as Finance Director in the private industry and later as Chief Executive Officer of NGOs and International Governmental Organizations. He is now devoting his time to The Muslim Times as Editor for Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Switzerland and as Associate Chief Editor.

Candidate vying to lead Indonesian capital denies pandering to Islamists

   Reuters International FEB 21, 2017 –  Former education minister and Jakarta governor candidate Anies Baswedan speaks during an interview at his home in Jakarta, Indonesia February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Fatima El-Kareem (reuters_tickers) By Eveline Danubrata JAKARTA (Reuters) – A former education minister in Muslim-majority Indonesia facing a run-off vote against […]