Your Thursday Briefing: Turkey, Jakarta and Powerball

January 14, 2016 10:49 AM

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Your Thursday Briefing: Turkey, Jakarta and Powerball

The center of Jakarta, the capital, was rocked by explosions and gunfire today. At least two people were killed, senior officials said, along with five assailants. It’s being described as a terrorist attack. We have live updates.

It was the first major attack in Jakarta since two hotels were bombed in 2009. Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population, but its government is secular.

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