Indonesia's legislative election takes place.
Thursday’s vote is seen as an important gauge of the country’s democratic reforms.
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- Algeria's presidential election takes place.
- Indonesia's legislative election takes place.
- The Democratic Party wins a plurality of seats in Indonesia's People's Consultative Assembly.
- Indonesia's National Police shoot nine demonstrators at a pre-election protest in Nabire, West Papua.
- The Indonesia's disaster agency confirms the deaths of 1,944 people in the double earthquake and tsunami. 5,000 people are still missing and presumed dead.
- The death toll of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, rises to 1,649. More than 265 are missing.
- The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has risen to 1,571.