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Syria’s President Assad sworn in for fourth term with 95% of vote

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President Bashar al-Assad took the oath of office for a fourth term in war-ravaged Syria on Saturday, after officially winning 95% of the vote in an election dismissed abroad. It was the second presidential poll since...

Leftwing rural teacher Pedro Castillo sworn in as president of Peru

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A rural school teacher who has never held public office has been sworn in as Peru’s new president pledging to govern “with the people and for the people” in a ceremony steeped in historic symbolism on Peru’s bicentena...

Kathy Hochul sworn in as first female governor of New York state

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Kathy Hochul, the first woman to become governor of New York state, will make her debut speech from the executive mansion in Albany on Tuesday, after she was sworn into the post in a private ceremony in the early hour...

Israel’s fragile anti-Netanyahu coalition in race to get sworn in

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Israeli opposition politicians set on ejecting Benjamin Netanyahu from office are rushing to establish a government, as the country’s longest-serving prime minister gathered allies for an emergency meeting to strategi...

Gabriel Boric, 36, sworn in as president to herald new era for Chile

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After a dizzying rise from student protest leader to head of state in just over a decade, Gabriel Boric has been sworn in as Chile’s youngest ever president. “Know that we are going to do our best to rise to the chall...

Eric Adams sworn in as mayor of New York City

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New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn into office soon after midnight yesterday. It was a fitting time of day for a cop-turned-politico who has indicated that he plans to return some personal panache to a m...

Australia politics live: Barnaby Joyce to be sworn in as deputy PM, more Sydney Covid sites named

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‘We’re not sworn enemies’: Liz Cheney defends herself for fist-bumping Biden

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Liz Cheney, the embattled No 3 ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, has been forced to defend herself for having fist-bumped Joe Biden during his address to Congress this week. Cheney, who has come und...

‘A bold agenda’: hopes rise for US climate change reversal as Deb Haaland sworn in

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After four years under an administration that denied the climate crisis, opened public lands to oil and gas drilling and stripped protections from national monuments, the US interior department will look radically dif...