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A long exposure photo shows smoke rising as lava flows from the crater of Mount Slamet volcano before dawn, as seen from Brebes town in Indonesia's Central Java province on September 12, 2014. Indonesian authorities have put the Mount Slamet volcano on the second-highest alert level after it erupted 38 times on September 11, spewing lava some 1500 metres (5,000 feet) into the air. Authorities warned residents to remain outside a four-kilometre radius of the volcano.

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Smoke rises as lava flows from the crater of Mount Slamet volcano, as seen before dawn from Brebes town in Indonesia‘s Central Java province on Friday

Indonesian anti-riot police stand guard as presidential candidate Prabowo's supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta. Indonesian ex-general Prabowo Subianto angrily claimed widespread cheating cost him victory in the country's presidential election at the start of legal challenge to the results.

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Indonesian riot police stand guard as former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta, which is hearing a legal challenge by the ex-general who alleges widespread cheating cost him victory in the recent elections

An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country's 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta...An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country's 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta August 18, 2014.

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An Indonesian dancer waits for the start of a cultural parade marking the country’s 69th Independence Day celebration in Jakarta. Read more

A Tengger tribesman prays at Mount Bromo during the annual Kasada ceremony in East Java onTuesday. The Kasada ceremony is a festival held every 14th day of the Kasada month in the traditional Hindu lunar calender to honour Sang Hyang Widhi (God Almighty) and is based on the legend of Roro Anteng and Joko Seger from the Majapahit Kingdom, from which their Tengger tribe name originates

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A Tengger tribesman prays at Mount Bromo during the annual Kasada ceremony in East Java on Tuesday. The Kasada ceremony is a festival held every 14th day of the Kasada month in the traditional Hindu lunar calender to honour Sang Hyang Widhi and is based on the legend of Roro Anteng and Joko Seger from the Majapahit Kingdom, from which their Tengger tribe name originates

Tomohon International Flower Festival 2014...TOMOHON, NORTH SULAWESI - A participant's float from South Minahasa during Tomohon International Flower Festival in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The flower festival is a biannual event that has run since 2008. It was originally devised to boost tourism in the North Sulawesi region.

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A participant’s float from South Minahasa during Tomohon International Flower Festival on Friday in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The flower festival is a biannual event that has run since 2008. It was originally devised to boost tourism in the North Sulawesi region. (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)

Police chase a supporter of Indonesia's losing presidential candidate Prabowo outside the General Election Commission office in Surabaya

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Police chase a supporter of Indonesia’s losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto outside the General Election Commission (KPU) office after protesters tried to cross a police barricade in Surabaya, East Java on Wednesday.

Indonesian commercial female sex workers cover their face sit lined up behind the glass inside a brothel as the activity still runs after being closed by Surabaya's new Mayor at 'Dolly' red-light district on Friday in Surabaya, Indonesia

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Business as usual for commercial female sex workers, who cover their faces while sitting behind a glass screen inside a brothel in the ‘Dolly’ red-light district in Surabaya, Indonesia, despite being closed by Surabaya’s new Mayor on Friday

Indonesian children play in the rain during a heavy downpour in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Indonesian children play in the rain during a heavy downpour in Jakarta, Indonesia

Increasing number of telecommunication users requires improvement of infrastructure...epaselect epa04227454 Workers climb to install a 60-meters telecommunication tower in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 27 May 2014. The increasing number of users of mobile devices in Indonesia requires the telecommunications service providers to improve their infrastructure such as the additional installation of cell towers in densely populated areas. Indonesia is one of the largest mobile phone users in Asia.  EPA/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK

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Workers install a 60-metre telecoms tower in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The increasing number of users of mobile devices in Indonesia requires telecoms service providers to improve their infrastructure with the additional installation of cell towers in densely populated areas. Read more

Fishing Season Begins For Indonesia's Traditional Whale Hunters

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Children play at Lamalera, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The locals use ancient hunting methods to catch whales for reasons of subsistence, and they celebrate the start of the whaling season, which runs from May to October, with a mass and festivities.