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Indonesian ex-general Prabowo edges closer to presidential race

Former general Prabowo Subianto (pic), who has struggled to shake off accusations of human rights abuses, received the backing of Indonesia's oldest Islamic party today, bringing him close to being able to run in the July 9 presidential election. None of the major parties, including Prabowo's Gerindra party, won enough votes in... Read More

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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