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Indonesia Rejects Australian Proposal to Save Condemned Prisoners

Indonesian officials have rejected Australia's proposal for a prisoner swap to spare the lives of two Australian drug smugglers who are set to be executed. The officials said Thursday the executions would go ahead as planned, ruling out the proposal that Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had discussed with reporters hours earlier. Bishop said she had appealed to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi by phone in the latest Australian effort to seek clemency. "What...

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