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Prawnche Ngaditowo, 29, is a food blogger and Instagram enthusiast known online as "foodventurer." Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Indonesian Food Blogger: The Unifying Power Of Cuisine And Social Media

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Ken Rapopo throws a pigeon in the air during a practice flight. This male pigeon will fly about 2 miles back to the winner's circle to find its female partner. Rapopo reports the bird's movements by walkie-talkie until it disappears from view. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Pigeon Racers Of Indonesia

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Dr. Sandeep Nanwani checks Madame Wiwik's coordination and reflexes. She's in her late 60s and recently had a stroke. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Transgender Women Of Indonesia Have A Champion In A 26-Year-Old Doctor

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Paulus stands in the shell of the Yasmin church. He hopes to one day be able to practice his religion in safety. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'It's Our Right': Christian Congregation In Indonesia Fights To Worship In Its Church

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A man gazes out at the water during a four-hour journey from Bali to Lombok. The public ferries are a key link for a nation spanning some 17,000 islands. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: A Tranquil Ferry Between Indonesian Islands

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Women walk through Istiqlal Mosque, on a recent Sunday, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fourth-largest country in the world is also one of the most diverse. Indonesia is a democracy, with a larger Muslim population than the entire Arab world combined. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Indonesia At A Crossroads

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Indonesian soldiers stand guard over members of the youth wing of the Indonesian Communist Party, who were packed into a truck to be taken to a Jakarta prison in October 1965. Over the next few months, the government's military leadership carried out the systematic execution of hundreds of thousands of people. /AP hide caption

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Smoke billows from the Marawi city center after an air attack by Philippine government troops on May 30. Philippine government troops have been battling ISIS-linked militants. Jes Aznar/Getty Images hide caption

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Farmer Arif Subandi surveys scorched peat lands near his house in the village of Punggur Kecil in West Kalimantan Province on Borneo. Yosef Riadi for NPR hide caption

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Indonesia's Peat Fires Still Blaze, But Not As Much As They Used To

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Mirza Luqman Effendy of Brewphobia in South Jakarta prepares coffee for a cupping session. Yosef Riadi for NPR hide caption

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Indonesia Wakes Up And Smells Its Own Coffee — Then Drinks It

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Residents and reporters follow Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the first Christian, ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, as he campaigns for election in an East Jakarta neighborhood. Yosef Riadi for NPR hide caption

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Facing Blasphemy Charges, Indonesian Politician 'Happy That History Chose Me'

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Christian Governor Fights Blasphemy Charge In Muslim-Majority Indonesia

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Children on the side of a road in Solo in Indonesia's Central Java province ask passing bus drivers to honk their horns on Friday. Videos of children with signs like these have recently gone viral. AP hide caption

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This peat soil in Sumatra, Indonesia, was formerly a forest. Clearing and draining such land releases huge amounts of greenhouse gases. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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Motorists in Jakarta — like these seen in a file photo from February — saw several minutes of an adult video last Friday, after a large video billboard was taken over in an apparent prank. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A foreign fishing boat that was caught in Indonesian territorial waters is blown up by Indonesian authorities in Kuala Langsa, Aceh Province on Tuesday. Indonesia sank more than 20 fishing boats Tuesday as part of a stepped up campaign against illegal fishing in its waters. Januar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors are about to circumcise an Indonesian baby in Bandung, Indonesia, in 2013. Indonesia authorized medical personnel to perform the procedure in 2010, then revoked the authorization in 2014. Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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