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Indonesia swears in Widodo as president amid stiff political resistance

Thousands of Indonesians poured into the streets of Jakarta on Monday to welcome the new president. Joko Widodo's populist agenda has made him a star among the middle-class and poor, while driving a wedge between him and Indonesia's traditional elite.

 
 
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October 19, 2014

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French production company La Machine's latest creation 'the Long Ma' or Dragon Horse spews fire onto a ring of fire during a performance in Beijing. The performance, which attended by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, mark the climax of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Sino-Fr...

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