Indonesia on high alert as voting starts in regional elections

Balinese vote in local elections at a polling station decorated in a World Cup theme in Badung Regency, on the Bali, Indonesia June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Tens of millions of Indonesian voters headed to the polls under tight security on Wednesday to cast ballots in regional elections across the world’s third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim-majority country. The elections for 171 city mayors, regents, and provincial governors are likely to set the tone for national parliamentary and presidential elections […]

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