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Added On May 24, 2019

 INDONESIAN PRESIDENT: NO TOLERANCE FOR SECURITY DISRUPTION

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said that he will not tolerate any threat to national security, after clashes broke out between police and protesters who rejected the presidential election results.
Hundreds of people attacked the election supervisory agency headquarters before midnight Tuesday.
Rioters also attacked police dormitories and burned several cars in some other spots in the capital.
Jakarta has been on terror alert as terrorists have plotted to use the mass rally to create chaotic situation.
 
UN DEMANDS UK END RULE OF CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday demanding that the UK end its colonial administration of the Chagos Archipelago in six months.
The Indian Ocean island chain was hived off Mauritius in the run-up to independence in 1965. Britain has retained possession of the islands ever since, while Mauritius insists its sovereignty over them.
In February, the International Court of Justice ruled that Britain had illegally split the islands and should give up control of them. Although both the resolution and the ruling are not legally binding, they do carry weight and reflect global opinion. 
Britain argues that the islands were ever a colony and refuses to recognize Mauritius' claim.
 
TURKEY TO HALVE TARIFFS ON US IMPORTS
Turkey has decided to halve the additional duties on U.S. imports in a reciprocal move.
The Turkish trade minister said that duties levied on 22 products originating in the U.S. will be reduced from to 260.6 million U.S. dollars.
The list includes rice, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, cosmetic products, and some motor vehicles.
The decision came after Washington's announcement to cut 25 percent of tariffs on Turkish iron and steel imports.