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By Kanupriya Kapoor and Dennys Kapa JAKARTA (Reuters) - The man most likely elected Indonesia's new president warned on Thursday against tampering with ballots ahead of a final count of votes later this month. Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, named the winner of Wednesday's disputed election by several non-partisan pollsters who have been accurate in the past, also displayed fledgling presidential credentials at a news conference, condemning Israel's Gaza offensive. Both Jokowi and rival candidate, former general Prabowo Subianto, claimed victory in the election, the closest ever such contest in the world's third biggest democracy. The Elections Commission is to announce the official result around July 22.
Aviation giant Boeing on Thursday raised its forecast for aircraft demand, saying it now expects to deliver 36,770 planes over the next two decades in deals worth $5.2 trillion (3.8 trillion euros). Boeing's latest forecast is up 4.2 percent from last year's, with about a third of the total demand expected to come from the Asia-Pacific region. Boeing forecast it will sell some 25,680 new airplanes in this sector, making up some 70 percent of predicted sales. "Based on the overwhelming amount of orders and deliveries, we see the heart of the single-aisle market in the 160-seat range," said Randy Tinseth, vice president for marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.