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Indonesia's Widodo declares victory in presidential election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he has won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an earlier vow to wait for official results after his challenger claimed an unlikely victory

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Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

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The Latest: Indonesian president says he won re-election

Apr 18, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he's the winner of the country's presidential election with preliminary results showing he received 54% of the vote

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Asian soccer candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh

Apr 18, 2019

A candidate who lost an election to join the FIFA Council this month has filed a formal complaint accusing Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of 'threats and manipulation'

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Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded

Apr 18, 2019

Philippine diplomats say they have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino

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Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

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Vineeta Deepak to lead AP's coverage of South Asia region

Apr 18, 2019

The Associated Press named Vineeta Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia news director

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Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's wife fears his trial may be unfair

Apr 17, 2019

The wife of Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan and Renault, says she is worried whether her husband, detained in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, will get a fair trial

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World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese growth data

Apr 17, 2019

Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia after China reported its economy expanded at a better than expected rate of 6.4% in the last quarter

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Indonesia's Widodo set for 2nd term as president

Apr 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results show, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his rival, Prabowo Subianto

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