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Indonesia's Leader Calls for Restraint in Election Dispute

Indonesia's outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is calling for restraint after both candidates in Wednesday's presidential election claimed victory. On Twitter, Yudhoyono said he met both men and urged them to not mobilize followers for victory celebrations until official results are released on July 22. Early "quick count" results on Wednesday indicated Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has about a five percent lead over ex-army General Prabowo Subianto. Most...

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