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Indonesia to Send More Troops to Battle Forest Fires

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered his military to deploy more soldiers to extinguish forest fires that are threatening thousands of acres and throwing up a haze across the region. Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anun told reporters that more than 1,000 soldiers have been deployed to four provinces on the islands of Sumatra and the Indonesian part of Borneo. "A Cabinet meeting is scheduled Wednesday on the topic.  The president has ordered the military commander to deploy...

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