Asia & Pacific

Indonesia President Pledges to Tackle Extremism, Wealth Distribution

Indonesia president Joko Widodo (C) speaks in front of parliament members ahead of Thursday's independence day in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 16, 2017.  (Reuters/Beawiharta)
Indonesia president Joko Widodo (C) speaks in front of parliament members ahead of Thursday's independence day in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 16, 2017. (Reuters/Beawiharta)

JAKARTA—Indonesia’s president said on Wednesday that the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country needed to pull together to meet the threat of extremism and safeguard a...

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