INDONESIA

Yudhoyono sworn in for second term

Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in for a second five-year term on Tuesday.

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AFP - Liberal ex-general Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in as Indonesia's president on Tuesday after winning a second five-year term with promises of economic growth and political reform.

The softly-spoken leader swore on the Koran, Islam's holy book, to uphold the constitution during a ceremony in the national assembly in Jakarta which was broadcast around the archipelago of 234 million people.

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