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Indonesia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says country's anti-graft agency did not approve 8 of his cabinet choices - @Reuters

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measles

Passengers who flew from Indonesia to Brisbane on a Jetstar flight warned after 3 people contract measles - @newscomauHQ

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Indonesia election, April 2014

Joko Widodo inaugurated Indonesian president, 1st from outside country's political elite - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Secretary of State Kerry arrives in Indonesia for brief visit aimed at building Asian support for fights against Islamic State - @AP

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Indonesia

Magnitude 4.5 eathquake reported 50 miles east of Watubuku, Indonesia - @USGS

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Indonesia

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 81km E of Watubuku, Indonesia

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Indonesia

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo to raise price of subsidized gasoline and diesel by 50% within 2 weeks of taking office, adviser says - @Reuters

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Australia

Authorities say magnitude-5.3 earthquake that hit in the Banda Sea was felt in Darwin, Australia; no tsunami threat issued in Australia - @AusNewsNetwork

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Mount Sinabung eruptions 2013-2014

Photo: A woman watches Mount Sinabung erupt from a village in Indonesia - @Reuters

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Mount Sinabung eruptions 2013-2014

Photo: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts - Instagram's davelongdon

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Indonesia

Indonesian police fire tear gas during clash with hundreds of Islamic hardliners protesting against Jakarta's incoming Christian Chinese governor, Indonesian police say - @BPbreakingnews

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LGBT rights

Human Rights Watch: Indonesia province bylaw that criminalizes gay sex denies people in Aceh the fundamental rights of expression, privacy, and freedom of religion - hrw

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Indonesia

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 137km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia

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Indonesia

Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic shaira law is permitted, approves anti-homosexuality law that can punish anyone having gay sex with 100 lashes, 100 months in jail or a fine of 1,000 grams of gold - @Reuters

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Bengkulu, ID

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake reported 61 miles south of Bengkulu, Indonesia - @USGS

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Indonesia

Indonesia votes to scrap direct elections of local leaders; local parliaments given power to pick mayors, provincial governors and district heads - @ChannelNewsAsia

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Indonesia

Indonesia's parliament approves ending direct regional elections - @Reuters

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Indonesia

Earthquake: M 4.8 - 13km E of Biaslantang Kaler, Indonesia

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Indonesia

Earthquake: M 4.8 - 71km NW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia

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Indonesia

Earthquake: M 4.7 - 173km S of Amahusu, Indonesia

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