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Political 'Outsider' Takes Helm in Indonesia

Indonesia has a new president. Joko Widodo took the oath of office Monday in the capital, Jakarta.   He is the first elected president of Indonesia who has no ties to the country's political or military elite.   Widodo, who was elected major of Jakarta two years ago, won a hotly contested presidential election in July.  The 53-year-old former furniture exporter, widely known as Jokowi, is seen by many as a reformer and a rare candidate without links to...

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