Joko Widodo talks to media during a press briefing in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday. Reuters
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.
Six people have died and 200 injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital, its governor, Anies Baswedan, said on Wednesday after the election commission confirmed President Joko Widodo had won last month’s election.
Tens of thousands Indonesian troops were deployed on the streets of the capital Jakarta on Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal
Tens of thousands of security personnel fanned out across Jakarta on Friday as a court heard a defeated presidential challenger’s claim that Indonesia’s 2019 election was rigged — allegations that spawned deadly rioting last month.
Two workers with moderate burns were transferred to the hospital to receive the necessary treatment by national ambulance.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities emblazoned the front of the Great Pyramid of Giza conveying a message of solidarity and appreciation with those battling the novel coronavirus the world over.
The Philippines' department of foreign affairs expressed its "deep sadness" at the passing of Bernardita Catalla, which it said was the result of "complications arising from Covid 19".