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.
Col Al Marri said that a Crime Scene Investigation team responded to a report about a girl who had drowned in her family’s one-metre deep hot tub in the jurisdiction area of Bur Dubai Police Station.
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Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality. An El Nino weather pattern this year has intensified annual dry-season fires,