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14 min ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New president and wetland data

Food sovereignty has been an issue addressed by the two candidates in the 2014 presidential election.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

Indonesia's young democracy faces its biggest challenge since emerging from decades of autocratic rule 16 years ago after both candidates claimed victory in last week's presidential election.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Asia News Network

Jakarta: Indonesia Polls: Cracks within Golkar Party

Cracks within Indonesia's Golkar party over its support for presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto are showing, with members calling for party chairman Aburizal Bakrie to be removed before his term ends next year.

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The Age

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto promises tough action on asylum seekers

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, second from right, holds hands with top members of his coalition party at a rally in Jakarta on Friday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Wall Street Journal

Abuse Probe Widens at Jakarta School

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Police have named an administrator and a teaching assistant as suspects in a widening investigation of alleged sexual abuse at the prestigious Jakarta International School, marking the first time that staff members, not contract employees, have formally been identified as suspects.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Breitbart.com

ISIS Jihadists Vow to 'Liberate' Spain in Spanish Language Video

The jihadist terror group Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham , has made clear their intentions to create an Islamic caliphate that extends across most of Europe and Asia.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Indonesia, World News,

The Straits Times

Playing the wrong cards at the Indonesian election

Supporters of Mr Prabowo Subianto and Mr Joko Widodo trying to out-cheer one another at a hotel lobby in Jakarta following a debate by the two presidential candidates on June 22. Indonesia's presidential election was different in many ways, one being that it saw extensive use of "black campaign" methods.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Opinion

World Magazine

Globe Trot: Gaza death toll climbs

ISRAEL AND GAZA: Health officials in Gaza say the death toll from Israeli airstrikes has reached 100, as Israel pressed its campaign to shut down rocket attacks from Gaza on Israeli territory.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Indonesia,

Switched

Moms Who Want Healthier Kids Might Want To Go Back To School

New research says children of mothers who went to college tend to be better educated, healthier and wealthier than children of mothers who did not finish high school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Indonesia, Life, Food, Vegetables, Bread, Baked Goods

Switched

1 Million American Students Attend Unproductive Schools, Says Study

A new report out Wednesday from the left-leaning Center for American Progress analyzes the educational productivity of nearly 7,000 districts across nearly 40 states.

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Related Topix: Texas, Indonesia,

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Typhoon 'Neoguri" may cause flooding in 4 Indonesian regions

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency has warned that even though it is currently dry season in Indonesia, some areas in the country are facing flooding due to Typhoon Neoguri, which is sweeping through the Pacific Ocean.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, World News, Indonesia, Weather, Japan,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

A man take a rest near ballot boxes at Bendungan Hilir in Jakarta. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urged the two candidates in Wednesday's disputed presidential election to keep their supporters in check during what will be an agonizing two-week wait for an official result.

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Related Topix: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Prison, McAllen, TX

The Age

Indonesia election: Prabowo comes out swinging in votes dispute

Jakarta: Prabowo Subianto's team has come out swinging in Indonesia's disputed presidential election, insisting it is ahead in the "real count" of votes, its opponents are trying to "hijack" democracy, and that it will never concede defeat before the final result is in.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Wall Street Journal

Twitter, Facebook Made a Splash in Indonesia's Election

Indonesia's election has dominated the conversation on social media in a rapidly developing country where millions can access such platforms through their mobile phones.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, World News, Indonesia,

ABC News

SBY calls for calm over tight Indonesian election

MARK COLVIN: Indonesia looks set to remain in electoral limbo for up to two weeks, without any official word on who its next president will be.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

The Lebanon Daily News

Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

ABC News

Indonesia Deadlock: Court May Decide New President

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

The Economist

What happens now?

And we may not have a clear answer then, either: the losing candidate can challenge the outcome in the Constitutional Court, which is empowered to order recounts, or even revotes.

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West Australian

Singapore to stop issuing Sg$10,000 notes

Singapore's central bank said Thursday it would stop issuing Sg$10,000 notes to help deter money laundering, with critics complaining the note is the bill of choice for bribe-payers in neighbouring Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A look at China's territorial claims

TAIWAN: Taiwan itself is claimed by Beijing as a part of Chinese territory, and Beijing has vowed to bring it under control, by force if necessary.

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