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Jakarta governor declared winner in Indonesia’s presidential election

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The reform-minded governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, was Tuesday declared the winner of Indonesia’s presidential election after a closely-fought race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Indonesia’s new leader born in a river slum

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo, left, delivers his victory speech as vice president-elect Jusuf Kalla listens on a traditional phinisi ship docked at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country's presidential election, calling it a victory for all of the nation's people.  AP PHOTO/DITA ALANGKARA

The reform-minded governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has convincingly won Indonesia’s closely fought presidential race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto, final results showed on Tuesday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia

At least two people died and 18 others were missing after an overloaded fishing boat carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized off the coast of southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Tuesday.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Indonesia deadlock: Court may decide new president

Supporters display a banner bearing a portrait of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, left, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political instability in Southeast Asia's largest economy. The writings on the banner reads "Congratulations on the victory of Prabowo-Hatta." AP/Dita Alangkara

A day after Indonesia’s presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta’s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. With both candidates continuing to claim victory, the next leader of the world’s third-largest democracy could be decided in court.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Indonesia’s ex- top judge gets life for corruption

In this Monday, June 30, 2014 photo, former chief of the Constitutional Court Akil Mochtar pauses as he waits for the start of his sentencing hearing at the anti-graft court in Jakarta, Indonesia. The court has sentenced the country's former top judge to life imprisonment for corruption and money laundering. AP

An anti-graft court has sentenced Indonesia’s former top judge to life imprisonment for corruption and money laundering.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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