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In this presidential palace handout phot...In this presidential palace handout photograph taken on January 12, 2015 and released on July 3, 2015, Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects a locally made firearm during a visit at the state-owned defence industry Pt. Pindad plant in Bandung, western Java island. The deadly crash of a 51-year-old Indonesian air force transport plane this week has turned the spotlight on the country's ageing military equipment and given new momentum to the president's plans to increase defence spending.  AFP PHOTO / RUSMAN / PRESIDENTIAL PALACE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE --- MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / RUSMAN / PRESIDENTIAL PALACE" --- NO MARKETING - NO ADVESTISING CAMPAIGNS --DISTRIBUTED AS SERVICE TO CLIENTSRUSMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects a locally made firearm during a visit at the state-owned defence industry Pt. Pindad plant in Bandung, western Java island. 

A long exposure picture shows molten lava spilling from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Berastepu village in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, 24 June 2015. Thousands of villagers were evacuated following the weekend eruption of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, with more expected to follow, officials said on 16 June. Mount Sinabung has erupted intermittently since late 2013

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Molten lava spills from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Berastepu village in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, on Wednesday

Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano fills the sky over an abandoned church during another eruption in Karo, in Indonesia's North Sumatra province on Friday. Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013 after a period of inactivity, since when around 10,000 people have had to evacuate their homes

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Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano fills the sky over an abandoned church during another eruption in Karo, in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province on Friday

Hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early Thursday. Mount Sinabung, one of about 130 active volcanoes in the country, has been put at the highest alert level since June 2 due to the growing size of its lava dome.

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Hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early Thursday

A local farmer pauses her work as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Tiga Kicat village onWednesday in Sukanalu village, North Sumatra, Indonesia

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A local farmer pauses her work as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Tiga Kicat village onWednesday in Sukanalu village, North Sumatra, Indonesia

An Indonesian woman looks on as the Moun...An Indonesian woman looks on as the Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash as seen from the nearest village in Karo district, North Sumatra province, on June 16, 2015. More than 1,200 Indonesian villagers were evacuated June 15 from their homes close to a rumbling volcano on Sumatra island, an official said. AFP PHOTO / Sutanta ADITYASUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indonesian woman looks on from a village in Karo district, North Sumatra province, as the Mount Sinabung volcano erupts. More than 1,200 Indonesian villagers were on Monday evacuated from their homes.

An Acehnese woman reacts as she is publicly whipped with a cane as punishment, in Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, Friday. Four women and three men were caned by Sharia police in Aceh for having sex affairs without being married

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An Acehnese woman reacts as she is publicly whipped with a cane as punishment, in Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, Friday. Four women and three men were caned by Sharia police in Aceh for having sex affairs without being married

In this photograph taken on June 3, 2015...In this photograph taken on June 3, 2015, an Indonesian farmer in Karo district looks at Mount Sinabung volcano spewing smoke and ash. Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra island to the highest possible level, an official said on June 4, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / SUTANTA ADITYASUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indonesian farmer in Karo district watches the Mount Sinabung volcano erupting. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by the volcano on Sumatra island to the highest level.

Team Indonesia start their routine in their Team Technical and Free Routine synchronized swimming finals at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore June 3, 2015.

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Team Indonesia start their routine in their Team Technical and Free Routine synchronized swimming finals at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore

Rohingya refugee children play at their temporary camp in Kuala Cangkoi, North Aceh, Indonesia on Tuesday. The mostly Muslim Rohingya say they suffer discrimination in Myanmar, which does not recognize them as one of the official ethnic groups, and considers them to be illegal Bengali immigrants

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Rohingya refugee children play at their temporary camp in Kuala Cangkoi, North Aceh, Indonesia on Tuesday

Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency...Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 21, 2015.  Malaysia and Indonesia issued a joint statement on Wednesday saying they will continue to offer international assistance to 7,000 migrants adrift at sea and assist them with "resettlement and repatriation" within a year with international help

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Rohingya migrants, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, carry an IV drip as they help a fellow migrant to walk inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Thursday

Rohingya Refugees Washed Up On Indonesia's Shores Recover In Temporary Camps

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A volunteer helps a Bangladeshi migrant cut his hair at a temporary shelter on Tuesday, in Kuala Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia.

Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon...Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 18, 2015. The United Nations has called on countries around the Andaman Sea not to push back the thousands of desperate Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar now stranded in rickety boats, and to rescue them instead

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Rohingya migrants, who arrived in Indonesia by boat, queue up for their breakfast inside a temporary compound for refugees in Kuala Cangkoi village in Lhoksukon, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Monday

An Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention. They have warned that thousands more are thought to be still at sea. Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim community have long been persecuted and marginalized by Myanmar's mostly Buddhist population

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A Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention

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Migrants believed to be Rohingya rest inside a shelter after being rescued from boats at Lhoksukon in Indonesia‘s Aceh Province

People walk in front a poster of prominent attendees of the 1955 Asian-African Conference on Asia Afrika street in Bandung...People walk in front a poster of prominent attendees of the 1955 Asian-African Conference on Asia Afrika street in Bandung, Indonesia, April 24, 2015. Leaders of Asian and African nations attended a commemoration ceremony on Friday marking 60 years since the commemoration of the Asian-African Conference.  REUTERS/Beawiharta

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People walk in front a poster of prominent attendees of the 1955 Asian-African Conference on Asia Afrika street in Bandung, Indonesia

A Papuan girl comforts her crying young sister in Wanam village, Papua province, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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A Papuan girl comforts her crying young sister in Wanam village, Papua province, Indonesia on Wednesday

Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer Arrive For Bali Murder Trial...DENPASAR, BALI, INDONESIA - MARCH 31: Heather Mack,19, of the US holds her baby in a cell before her sentence demand trial on March 31, 2015 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Indonesian prosecutors asked a court to sentence Heather Mack to 15 years and Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in jail. Tommy Schaefer and his girlfriend Heather Mack are accused of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

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Heather Mack, 19, of the US holds her baby in a cell before her sentence demand trial in Bali, Indonesia. Indonesian prosecutors asked a court to sentence Heather Mack to 15 years and Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in jail. Tommy Schaefer and his girlfriend Heather Mack are accused of murdering Mack’s mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014. 

**BESTPIX***  Balinese Fire Ritual Held On Eve Of Nyepi...GIANYAR, BALI, INDONESIA - MARCH 20:  A Balinese man dances on the fire during the "Mesabatan Api" ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on March 20, 2015 in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Mesabatan Api is held annually a day before the Nyepi Day of Silence, as it symbolizes the purification of universe and human body through fire. Nyepi is a Hindu celebration observed every New Year according to the Balinese calendar. The national holiday is one of self-reflection and meditation and activities such as working, watching television or travelling are restricted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.  (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

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A Balinese man dances on the fire during the “Mesabatan Api” ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Mesabatan Api is held annually a day before the Nyepi Day of Silence, as it symbolizes the purification of universe and human body through fire. Nyepi is a Hindu celebration observed every New Year according to the Balinese calendar. The national holiday is one of self-reflection and meditation and activities such as working, watching television or traveling are restricted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

Indonesians jump into the water from a docked tugboat across from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java.

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Indonesian children jump into the water from a docked tugboat across from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java.