Workers prepare election materials before their distribution to polling stations in Jakarta. Reuters
President Joko Widodo, a furniture businessman who entered politics 14 years ago as a small-city mayor, is seeking re-election against former general Prabowo Subianto, whom he narrowly defeated in the last election, in 2014.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his running mate for vice president senior Muslim cleric Ma’ruf Amin were the choice of their countrymen in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to govern their nation’s affairs from 2019 to 2024.
Widodo ran with Islamic cleric Ma'ruf Amin against former military general Prabowo Subianto, who secured 45 percent of votes, according to unofficial "quick counts" of sample votes by private pollsters.
Daesh's claim, issued on its AMAQ news agency, came shortly after Sri Lanka said two domestic militant groups, with suspected links to foreign militants, were believed to have been behind the attacks at three churches and four hotels, which wounded about 500 people.
He will hold a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street and the trip also coincides with events to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War Two.
The campaign has brought untold stories of refugees to light, who have not only reclaimed their lives in host nations, but in doing so, are active contributors to the development process