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Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's president
Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's president

Tens of thousands braved Jakarta’s sun-scorched streets on Monday to mark the inauguration of Indonesia’s seventh president, Joko Widodo, a businessman-turned-politician. “Jokowi,” as the new president is known, is the first leader from outside Indonesia’s old military and political elite and the fifth since the archipelago nation – the world’s 10th largest economy – dispensed with a military dictatorship in 1998. In his inaugural address at Indonesia’s parliament, with Secretary of State John Kerry in attendance along with the heads of government from Australia, Malaysia and Singapore – Widodo, 53, called for national unity...

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