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Millions vote in Jakarta run-off election for governor

Jakarta (dpa) – Millions of residents of the Indonesian capital Jakarta went to the polls Wednesday in the second round of the city’s gubernatorial election following a campaign marked by religious and ethnic tensions. The election pits incumbent governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian, against former education minister Anies Baswedan, who has courted…

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